Waiver for Applicants

On March 30, 2020 Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-39-20, authorizing the Director of the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) to waive any of the professional licensing requirements relating to healing arts licensees in Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, and any accompanying regulations. This includes, but is not limited to, the examination, education, experience, and training requirements necessary to obtain and maintain licensure, and requirements governing the practice and permissible activities for licensees.

On June 22nd, 2020 the Director of DCA issued the following waiver for chiropractor applicants: "for chiropractor applicants whose applications are deemed abandoned between March 31, 2020 and July 1, 2020, due to the applicant failing to take the examinations prescribed by California Code of Regulations, title 16, section 349, subdivision (b)(4), the Director waives California Code of Regulations, title 16, section 348, to the extent it requires applicants to take the licensing examinations within one year, subject to the condition that an applicant must take the licensing examinations within 18 months after qualifying for them."