Register as a Chiropractor in Australia - Victoria


You are required to be registered if you intend to practise as a chiropractor in Australia, specifically if you intend to either:

  • call yourself a chiropractor
  • act as a chiropractor
  • undertake manipulation of the cervical spine.
There is four different types of registration offered to eligible practitoners:
  • general registration
  • limited registration
  • non-practicing registration
  • student registration.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

An individual is eligible for general registration if they:

  • hold an approved qualification for chiropractic work or hold a qualification the National Board considers to be equivalent or relevant
  • have successfully completed a period of supervised practice in the profession
  • have successfully completed any examination or assessment required by the Agency
  • are considered a suitable person to hold general registration
  • are not disqualified under any law.

An individual is eligible for limited registration if they have not satisfied the requirements for general registration but are considered suitable, have not disqualified under any law and meets any requirements as stated by the Agency. Limited registration can be applied for post-graduate training or supervised practice, where an individual may need to practise in an area of need, when it is in the public interest, and for teaching or research.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


One year.


30 November.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Victoria) Act 2009 Victoria

Administering agency

Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency

Operating address: Level 8 111 Bourke Street
Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9958
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 1300 419 495
Phone: 03 9275 9009
Website: Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (Opens in new window)