How to Apply

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Important Information

Candidates are solely responsible for thoroughly reading and reviewing the CCEB website including the policies, procedures, dates, study guides and requirements.  Candidates should ensure they read and respond promptly to all correspondence from the CCEB.


  • Late applications are not accepted under any circumstance.
  • Candidates are responsible for ensuring all required documentation has been received by the CCEB prior to the application deadline, no extensions are provided.
  • Requests for testing accommodations must be received in full by the application deadline, see the Testing Accommodations Policy on our Policies page.

Date and Location

  • The CCEB reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to add, delete or alter the examination dates and/or locations.  This may include moving to an alternate site, or even an alternate city or province, other than those listed, to conduct the examinations.
  • Candidates should wait to receive confirmation from the CCEB of their examination location prior to making any travel arrangements.

Application Requirements


  • A candidate must meet the CCEB eligibility requirement, see Examination Eligibility Policy.
  • While the CCEB is guided by the eligibility requirements that have been determined by the members- (Canadian chiropractic regulatory bodies) candidates are responsible for verifying their licensure/registration eligibility directly with the regulatory body in the province or territory in which they intend to practice.


  • All funds are processed in Canadian dollars.
  • All fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Exam fees must be remitted via the payment processor using the online application portal. No other form of payment is accepted.

Candidate Agreement

  • Candidates are required to sign and submit the appropriate ‘Candidate Agreement’ as a component of the application package.
  • Candidates should select the agreement that reflects their application:

Email completed and signed Candidate Agreements to


  • The photo must be a current passport-style photo (not a photo of a photo) of the applicant taken within the last year.
  • The photo will be kept on file, associated with the candidate file.
  • The photo may be submitted with the online application OR scanned in jpg format and emailed to
  • Applications will be considered deficient if the photo does not meet the following requirements:
    • A front view of the face and top of the shoulders squared to the camera.
    • A plain white or light-colored background so that the applicant’s features are clearly distinguishable against the background. There should be enough contrast between the background and the traits or clothing.
    • Clear, sharp, and in focus.

Final Transcripts/ Eligibility Letter

  • For each exam, a final transcript or Eligibility Letter is required from the applicant’s chiropractic program confirming cumulative GPA, full candidate name, and expected date of graduation.
  • The applicant (you) must request that your chiropractic program email this document directly to CCEB ( to be received no later than the application deadline.
  • When a copy of a final transcript is received, it will apply to all future CCEB exams.
  • The CCEB Certificate is contingent on graduation. Graduation must occur within 3 months of the exam date. If graduation does not occur within this time the candidates’ clinical exam results will become invalid, and the candidate will need to successfully retake the clinical examination.

Testing Accommodations and Assistive Devices

  • All requests for testing accommodations or the use of assistive devices (e.g. hearing aids/casts/crutches) must be submitted with your application and received by the application deadline.
  • See the Testing Accommodations Policy on the CCEB website.
  • The CCEB reserves the right to designate the location and date/time of the exam. An applicant may be assigned to an exam site other than their preferred site or on a date/time other than their preferred date/time.

Deficient Applications

  • An application is considered deficient until all required items have been received.
  • Any deficient applications at the application deadline will be cancelled and a full refund issued for the exam fee.


  • A full refund of exam fees will be issued if your application is cancelled prior to the application deadline.
  • Cancellation requests received after the application deadline will not receive a refund unless there is a documented demonstration of extraordinary circumstances.
  • The CCEB does not defer examinations for applicants.
  • There will be no refunds issued for no-shows.

Important Note

  • In the event of an inability or failure by CCEB to provide an examination or examinations by reason of any fire, explosion, war, riot, strike, walk-out, labor controversy, flood, act of God or public enemy, any law, act, or order of any court, board, government or other authority of competent jurisdiction, or any other direct or indirect cause (whether or not of the same character as the foregoing) beyond the reasonable control of the CCEB, then the CCEB shall not be liable to the candidate for any inability or failure to provide the examinations as may be scheduled from time to time.

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