Reinstatement

Chiropractors who wish to reinstate their registration with the CCBC must complete several requirements depending on several variables.

Please allow for a minimum of four weeks processing time once all documentation has been received.

Documents must be scanned and uploaded as you complete your reinstatement.

Application fees are non-refundable.

Reinstatement within two (2) months of failing to renew

If you are applying to reinstate your registration within two (2) months of a failure to renew your registration by July 31, you must complete the following:
  1. Login to http://renew.chirobc.com with your email address and password and complete the online application for reinstatement.
  2. You may be asked to consent to a criminal record check from the non-Canadian jurisdiction(s) where you have practiced chiropractic or any other health profession, sent from the jurisdiction directly to the CCBC.
  3. Proof of completion of all applicable requirements of the Quality Assurance Program including Continuing Education requirements, as though you had not ceased to be a Full Registrant.
  4. Holds a current Standard First Aid with CPR-certification.
  5. Payment of the applicable registration renewal fee online. See Schedule C – Fees.
  6. Payment of any other outstanding fee, debt or levy that you currently owe to the CCBC under the Health Professions Act or the Chiropractors Act.
  7. Proof of professional liability protection or insurance of at least $2,000,000 per claim.

Reinstatement after your registration has expired for longer than two (2) months but not following disciplinary action.

If you are applying to reinstate after your registration has been expired for longer than two (2) months, but not following disciplinary action, you must complete the following:
  1. Login to http://renew.chirobc.com with your email address and password and complete the online application for reinstatement.
  2. You will be asked to consent to a criminal record check from the non-Canadian jurisdiction(s) where you have practiced chiropractic or any other health profession, sent from the jurisdiction directly to the CCBC.
  3. If applying for full registration, proof of completion of all applicable requirements of the Quality Assurance Program including Continuing Education requirements, as though you had not ceased to be a Full Registrant
  4. Holds a current Standard First Aid with CPR-C certification.
  5. Payment of the applicable registration renewal fee online. See Schedule C – Fees.
    Payment of any other outstanding fee, debt or levy that you currently owe to the CCBC under the Health Professions Act or the Chiropractors Act;
  6. Proof of professional liability protection or insurance of at least $2,000,000 per claim

In addition, registrants must request that the following information is sent to the CCBC:

  1. If you practised chiropractic or another health profession in another jurisdiction since your registration in BC lapsed, a letter of standing from each jurisdiction where you have practised or currently practise chiropractic or any other health profession sent directly from each jurisdiction to the CCBC.
  2. If applicable, a criminal record check from the last non-Canadian jurisdiction(s) where you have practised or currently practise chiropractic or any other health profession sent from the jurisdiction directly to the CCBC.

Further, if you are applying for reinstatement as a Full Registrant and your registration has been expired for three (3) or more years prior to the date of your application, you must either:

  1. Successfully complete a clinical skills examination specified by the Registration Committee, or
  2. Demonstrate that you have practiced chiropractic in a regulated jurisdiction for at least 300 hours per year in each of the 3 previous years, and
  3. Satisfy the Registration Committee that your knowledge, skills and abilities are substantially equivalent to the standards of academic or technical achievement or other qualifications established by graduating from a recognized chiropractic education program and successfully completing the specified examinations.

Reinstatement Following Disciplinary Action

When applying to reinstate your registration after it was suspended or cancelled following disciplinary action, you must complete the following:

  1. Login to http://renew.chirobc.com with your email address and password and complete the online application for reinstatement.
  2. You will be asked to consent a criminal record check from the non-Canadian jurisdiction(s) where you have practiced chiropractic or any other health profession, sent from the jurisdiction directly to the CCBC.
  3. If applying for full registration, proof of completion of all applicable requirements of the Quality Assurance Program including Continuing Education requirements. as though you had not ceased to be a Full Registrant.
  4. Holds a Standard First Aid CPR-C certification.
  5. Payment of the applicable registration renewal fee online. See Schedule C – Fees.
  6. Payment of any other outstanding fee, debt or levy that you currently owe to the CCBC under the Health Professions Act or the Chiropractors Act;
  7. Proof of professional liability protection or insurance of at least $2,000,000 per claim.
    Completion of any requirements as deemed necessary by the Registration Committee, in order for it to satisfy itself that your registration will not:
    1. pose an undue risk to public health or safety, or
    2. otherwise be contrary to the public interest.

In addition, registrants must request that the following information is sent to the CCBC:

  1. If you practiced chiropractic or another health profession in another jurisdiction after your registration in BC was canceled or suspended, a letter of standing from each jurisdiction where you have practiced or currently practice chiropractic or any other health profession sent directly from each jurisdiction to the CCBC.
  2. If applicable, a criminal record check from any non-Canadian jurisdiction(s) where you have practiced or currently practice chiropractic or any other health profession since your registration in BC was canceled or suspended, sent from the jurisdiction directly to the CCBC.
Further, if your registration has been expired for three (3) or more years prior to the date of your application, you must either:
  1. Successfully complete a clinical skills examination specified by the Registration Committee, or
  2. Demonstrate that you have practiced chiropractic in a regulated jurisdiction for at least 300 hours per year in each of the 3 previous years, and
  3. Satisfy the Registration Committee that your knowledge, skills and abilities are substantially equivalent to the standards of academic or technical achievement or other qualifications established by graduating from a recognized chiropractic education program1 and successfully completing the specified examinations.

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