Each state's requirements for license renewal is listed below. 
These requirements are for doctors licensed more than one year. 

For newly licensed DCs, please check with your state board.

 

ALABAMA

License Renewal Deadline:            September 30 each year
Next Renewal:                                 Sept. 30, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         18 hours
Special Hours Required:                 2 hours Alabama Law and Regulations
Online Hours:                                   6 per year allowed


ARIZONA:
License Renewal Deadline:            December 31 each even year
Next Renewal:                                 Dec. 31, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         12 hours
Special Hours Required:                 2 hours - Recordkeeping
Online Hours:                                   12 per year allowed

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 CALIFORNIA:
License Renewal Deadline:            Expiration of license each year
Next Renewal:                                 See above
CE Hours Required:                         24 hours
Special Hours Required:                 2 hours - Ethics & Law
                                                            4 hours - History Taking and Physical Examination Procedures, OR
                                                Chiropractic Adjustive Techniques, OR Chiropractic Manipulation
                                                Techniques, OR Ethical Billing and Coding
Online Hours:                                   12 per year allowed

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 COLORADO:
License Renewal Deadline:            October 31 every 2 years
Next Renewal:                                 October 31, 2019
CE Hours Required:                         30 hours (15 each year required)
Special Hours Required:                 4 hours Recordkeeping and Documentation
                                                            Maintain Health Provider Level CPR
Online Hours:                                   10 per renewal period allowed

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CONNECTICUT:
License Renewal Deadline:            Last day of the month of licensee’s date of birth
Next Renewal:                                 see above
CE Hours Required:                         48 hours

Each licensee applying for license renewal shall complete a minimum of forty-eight contact hours of qualifying CE during each CE monitoring period.   A CE monitoring period means a period beginning in an odd-numbered year and consisting of two consecutive license renewal periods.
Special Hours Required:                 2 hours not less than once every 6 years - Mental health conditions

common to veterans and family members of veterans

1 hour - Recordkeeping
               1 hour - HIPAA

1 hour - Substance Abuse

 

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DELAWARE:
License Renewal Deadline:            June 30 even years
Next Renewal:                                 June 30, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         24 hours
Special Hours Required:                 3 hours Ethics, Recordkeeping or Risk Management
Online Hours:                                   6 per renewal period allowed

Note:  The same course shall not count more than once during a single licensing period. For

 

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GEORGIA:
License Renewal Deadline:            December 31 each year
Next Renewal:                                 Dec. 31, 2017
CE Hours Required:                         20 hours
Special Hours Required:                 15 hours - Clinical Science that complies with scope
                                                            4 hours - Ethics or Risk Management
                                                            1 hour - Georgia Laws and Rules
Online Hours:                                   20 per renewal period allowed

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HAWAII:
License Renewal Deadline:            December 31 each odd year
Next Renewal:                                 Dec. 31, 2017
CE Hours Required:                         20 hours
Special Hours Required:                
Online Hours:                                    

Note:  A continuing education program may not be repeated for credit during the same biennial relicensing period.

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ILLINOIS:
License Renewal Deadline:            July 31 every third year
Next Renewal:                                 July 31, 2020
CE Hours Required:                         150 hours
Special Hours Required:                 60 hours minimum - Formal/Hard Hours
                                                            90 hours maximum - Informal Hours
                                                            1 hour - Georgia Laws and Rules
Online Hours:                                   150 per renewal period allowed - see special hours

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INDIANA:
License Renewal Deadline:            June 30 each even year
Next Renewal:                                 June 30, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         24 hours (12 each year)
Special Hours Required:                 8 hours per renewal (4 per year) - Risk Management
Online Hours:                                   Not Allowed

Note:  A maximum of 12 hours may be obtained per year

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IOWA:
License Renewal Deadline:            June 30 each even year
Next Renewal:                                 June 30, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         60 hours
Special Hours Required:                 36 hours - Clinical Case Management of patients
                                                            16 hours - of the Clinical Case Management hours
                                                            2 hours - Professional Boundaries
                                                            12 hours - Acupuncture if licensee engaged in practice of acupuncture
                                                            1 hour - Child or Dependent Adult Abuse
Online Hours:                                   60 Allowed
 

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KENTUCKY:
License Renewal Deadline:            March 1 each year
Next Renewal:                                 March 1, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         12 hours- over 2 days - 6 taken IN Kentucky
Special Hours Required:                  
Online Hours:                                   Not Allowed

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MAINE:
License Renewal Deadline:            November 1 every 2 years according to license
Next Renewal:                                 November 1
CE Hours Required:                         48 hours
Special Hours Required:                 36 hours minimum - Category 1
                                                            12 hours maximum - Category 2
Category 1 - includes documented physical attendance, subject material related to the concepts of chiropractic principles and practice including, but not limited to, diagnostic procedures, patient care and management; Category 2 - includes instruction, writing on health subjects for publication, participation in accreditation and exam programs, self-instruction, peer review, professional self-assessment programs, CPR certification, wellness programs, others as approved by the board
Online Hours:                                   12 hours per renewal period allowed

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MARYLAND:
License Renewal Deadline:            September 1 every 2 years
Next Renewal:                                 Sept. 1, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         48 hours
Special Hours Required:                 3 hours - Communicable Diseases (Incl. AIDS/HIV)
                                                            5 hours - Risk Management including 1 hour Jurisprudence and CPR
Online Hours:                                   48

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MASSACHUSETTS:
License Renewal Deadline:            March 31 each year
Next Renewal:                                 March 31, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         12 hours
Special Hours Required:                 None
Online Hours:                                   12

Note:  PACE approved programs accepted

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MICHIGAN:
License Renewal Deadline:            November 30 every 2 years depending upon license expiration
Next Renewal:                                 November 30
CE Hours Required:                         30 hours
Special Hours Required:                 1 hour - Sexual Boundaries
                                                            1 hours - Ethics
                                                            1 hours - Pain & Symptom Management
                                                            2 hours (live, in-person) - Physical Measures
                                                            2 hours (live, in-person) - Performing & Ordering Tests
                                                            1 hour - one time only - Human Trafficking
Online Hours:                                   15

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MINNESOTA:
License Renewal Deadline:            December 31 each year
Next Renewal:                                 December 31, 2017
CE Hours Required:                         20 hours
Special Hours Required:                 3 hours - X-ray or Imaging Subjects
                                                            1 hour - Professional Boundaries
                                                            2 hours - Acupuncture if registered to perform acupuncture
Online Hours:                                   20

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MISSISSIPPI:
License Renewal Deadline:            June 30 each year
Next Renewal:                                 June 30, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         12 hours for DCs
                                                            6 hours for Chiropractic Personnel in the office
Special Hours Required:                 3 hours - Risk Management
Online Hours:                                   0

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MONTANA:
License Renewal Deadline:            September 1 each year
Next Renewal:                                 September 1, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         13 hours
Special Hours Required:                 1 hour - Professional Boundaries/Ethics
Online Hours:                                   13

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NEBRASKA:
License Renewal Deadline:            August 1 every even year
Next Renewal:                                 August 1, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         36 hours
Special Hours Required:                 4 hours Technical skills (see below)
                                                            4 hours Practice Issues (see below)
                                                           
Online Hours:                                   0

Notes:
Maximum of 8 hours allowed per day

Four hours related to technical skills in one or a combination of the following categories:
(1) Continuing education designed to enhance the practitioner’s technical and clinical skill related to x-ray physics, quality control, xray production, and interpretation of diagnostic imaging; and/or
(2) Continuing education designed to enhance the practitioner’s skill in utilizing chiropractic adjustive technique;
Four hours related to practice issues in one or a combination of the following categories as determined by the Board:
(1) Continuing education pertaining to HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases and related conditions as they relate to chiropractic;
(2) Continuing education designed to enhance the practitioner’s awareness of gender sensitivity and sexual harassment issues. These programs are commonly referred to as boundary training;
(3) Continuing education related to the chiropractic scope of practice in the State of Nebraska.  The programs must include adopted practice Effective Date NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF 172 NAC 29 May 8, 2012 HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 16 guidelines and practice law specific to Nebraska only
(4) Continuing education designed to enhance the practitioner’s skill related to ordering laboratory tests and interpreting information from laboratory tests;
(5) Continuing education designed to enhance the practitioner’s skill in performing physical, neurological, and orthopedic examination procedures as they relate to chiropractic practice;
(6) Continuing education related to prevention of fraud, system set-ups, coding, quality control, and standards of practice;
(7) Continuing education pertaining to the provision of rehabilitative care as it relates to chiropractic practice;
(8) Continuing education related to practice ethics as recognized by state or national associations; and
(9)  Continuing education related to the use of unlicensed personnel

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NEW HAMPSHIRE:
License Renewal Deadline:            June 1 every odd year
Next Renewal:                                 June 1, 2019
CE Hours Required:                         20 hours
Special Hours Required:                 None
Online Hours:                                   5

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NEW JERSEY:
License Renewal Deadline:            August 31 every odd year
Next Renewal:                                 August 31, 2019
CE Hours Required:                         30 hours
Special Hours Required:                 2 hours - Professional Ethics or Documentation or State Laws
                                                            2 hours - Nutrition
Online Hours:                                   12

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NORTH CAROLINA:
License Renewal Deadline:            December 31 each year
Next Renewal:                                 Dec. 31, 2017
CE Hours Required:                         18 hours
Special Hours Required:                 None
Online Hours:                                   8

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OHIO:
License Renewal Deadline:            March 31 each even year
Next Renewal:                                 Mar. 31, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         36 hours
Special Hours Required:                 2 hours - Boundaries/Ethics or Human Trafficking
                                                            12 hours - Acupuncture if licensee holds acupuncture certificate
Online Hours:                                   36

Note:  Cannot take same course more than once per renewal period

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PENNSYLVANIA:
License Renewal Deadline:            September 1 each even year
Next Renewal:                                 Sept. 1, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         24 hours
Special Hours Required:                 None
Online Hours:                                   24

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RHODE ISLAND:
License Renewal Deadline:            October 30 every third year
Next Renewal:                                 Oct. 30, 2019
CE Hours Required:                         60 hours
Special Hours Required:                 50 minimum hours - Clinically related courses
Online Hours:                                   30

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SOUTH CAROLINA:
License Renewal Deadline:            September 30 each even year
Next Renewal:                                 Sept. 30, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         36 hours
Special Hours Required:                 2 hours - SC Rules & Regulations
                                                            2 hours - Risk Management
Online Hours:                                   18

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SOUTH DAKOTA:
License Renewal Deadline:            December 31 each 2 years
Next Renewal:                                 Dec. 31, 2017
CE Hours Required:                         40 hours - DCs
                                                            6 hours - CAs and X-Ray Radiologists
Special Hours Required:                 1 hour - Sexual Boundaries
                                                            CPR Certification
                                                            8 hours - Acupuncture if licensee certified for acupuncture
Online Hours:                                   40

Note:  Board accepts PACE approved programs

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TENNESSEE:
License Renewal Deadline:            December 31 each year
Next Renewal:                                 December 31, 2017
CE Hours Required:                         24 hours - DCs
                                                            6 hours - X-Ray operators or Therapy Assistants
Special Hours Required:                 6 hours - Acupuncture if licensee practices acupuncture
Online Hours:                                   6

Note:  Board accepts PACE approved programs

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VERMONT:
License Renewal Deadline:            Expiration date on license
Next Renewal:                                 See above
CE Hours Required:                         24 hours                                                          
Special Hours Required:                
Online Hours:                                   24

NOTE:  Board accepts PACE approved programs

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VIRGINIA:
License Renewal Deadline:            Expiration date on license
Next Renewal:                                 See above
CE Hours Required:                         60 hours                                                          
Special Hours Required:                 30 hours minimum in Type 1
                                                            30 hours maximum in Type 2
Online Hours:                                   30

NOTE:  Board accepts PACE approved programs as Type 1 hours

Type 1 hours: Must be offered by an accredited sponsor or organization which is sanctioned by the profession and which provides documentation of hours to the practitioner

Type 2 hours:  May or may not be approved by an accredited sponsor or organization but shall be activities considered by the learner to be beneficial to practice or to continuing learning; physicians document their own participation

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WASHINGTON:
License Renewal Deadline:            Birthdate each year
Next Renewal:                                 See above
CE Hours Required:                         25 hours                                                          
Special Hours Required:                 3 hours (one time only) - Suicide prevention screening
Online Hours:                                   12

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WISCONSIN:
License Renewal Deadline:            December 14 every even year
Next Renewal:                                 Dec. 14, 2018
CE Hours Required:                         40 hours                                                          
Special Hours Required:                 4 hours - Nutrition if licensee holds a Nutrition Certificate
                                                            CPR Certification maintained
Online Hours:                                   None Allowed

NOTE:  In order to provide nutrition or nutritional counseling/therapy, a chiropractor must complete the 48 hour Nutritional Certification Course and obtain their Nutritional Certification.

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