(a) The board is authorized, in its discretion, to issue a license by endorsement to an applicant who:
(1) Has complied with all current chiropractic licensing requirements except for the oral examination;
(2) Has passed a chiropractic licensing examination given in English in another state, the District of Columbia or a territory or possession of the United States, that the board determines is equivalent to its own current examination requirements;
(3) Has a valid current chiropractic license in another state, the District of Columbia or a territory or possession of the United States without any past or current disciplinary action taken upon that license; and
(4) Successfully completes an oral examination administered by the board covering jurisprudence and clinical competency.
(b) No license may be issued under the provisions of this section until the person applying has paid to the board the prescribed fee.
(c) The board is authorized, in its discretion, to issue a temporary license to visiting chiropractic physicians and visiting professors for the treatment of individuals involved with special events to applicants demonstrably qualified for a full and unrestricted chiropractic license under the requirements of this article and that hold a current valid license in another state, territory or possession of the United States or the District of Columbia without any past or current disciplinary actions against that license. A temporary license may not be issued under the provisions of this section until the person applying has paid to the board the prescribed fee.
(d) The board is authorized to issue conditional, restricted or otherwise circumscribed licenses for a limited and specific period of time as it determines necessary.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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