Chiropractic in Norway | Cam-Regulation

Chiropractic in Norway

Chiropractors are from 1988 approved as regulated health care personnel in Norway and by that regulated under the Health Personnel Act (219).

Chiropractic treatment is reimbursed as conventional health treatment. Chiropractic is registered in the EU regulated professions database as follows:

Chiropractor is a directly regulated profession with title “Kiropraktor” recognized under Directive 2005/36/EC(5), ID 593. General system of recognition-primary application. Qualification level: PS3- Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years), Art 11d (7).


5. DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 7 September 2005 on the recognition of professional qualifications (Text with EEA relevance) (OJ L 255, 30.9.2005, p. 22) Amended up to March 2011, (2005).

7. The European Commission. Regulated professions database. Brussels: EUROPA; 2011 [cited 2012 February 10, ]; Available from:

219. LOV-1999-07-02-64 Lov om helsepersonell m.v. (helsepersonelloven- hlspl) HOD (Helse-og omsorgsdepartementet)(1999).

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