Becoming a Member

The chiropractic profession in Nova Scotia is a self-regulated profession. The NSCC is required to ensure that all applicants meet the requirements of registration and to issue certificates of registration to those applicants who meet the requirements of registration. All chiropractors in Nova Scotia must be members of the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors in order to practice in the province.

For more information:

Alex MacDonald, Registration Officer
Tel: (902) 407-4255

Registration Requirements

Application Requirements of the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors:

  • Applicants must be 21 years of age or older by the date of registration.
  • Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Applicants must provide two suitable recent colour photographs (passport-style).
  • Applicants must have graduated from a CCE(C) recognized chiropractic institution.
  • Applicants must have successfully completed CCEB knowledge-based examination.*
  • Applicants must have successfully demonstrated clinical competency by obtaining a pass mark on the Clinical Skills Examination (CSE) administered for the NSCC by the CCEB.*
  • Applicants must fully complete and forward the prescribed application form and applicable fee with all supporting documentation to the Admission Officer by the deadline indicated or at least 14 days before the Jurisprudence examination can be written.

*Applicants who have sat these examinations and are currently awaiting results may apply to the NSCC and registration will be withheld pending the outcomes of the CCEB exams. Registration will be offered after completion of the above and successful completion of the Jurisprudence Examination.

When all requirements have been completed the applicant will receive an offer of registration and proceed as outlined below. Successful candidates who do not wish to practice upon completion of the requirements, should be aware that the CSE results are only valid for a one (1) year period.

NSCC Application

Decisions Timeline

Once all information has been received, applications are assessed and candidates are notified according the following timelines:

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Contact Us

Park Lane Terraces
604 - 5657 Spring Garden Rd.
Lobby Box 142
Halifax, NS B3J 3R4
Phone: 902-407-4255
Fax: 902-425-2441
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