Membership Criteria

In brief to qualify for membership, you must have completed the following or equivalent of:
  • An honours degree in Osteopathy (minimum 4 years full time, or 5-6 years part-time)*
  • 1000 hours supervised clinical tuition
  • Have full professional indemnity/malpractice cover equivalent to at least STG £5 million
  • Have no previous criminal convictions history

For further information on becoming a member of the OCI please contact the Registrar via email:

Download the Membership Application Form here

Please post your completed application and accompanying documentation to:
Attn: Registrar
Osteopathic Council of Ireland,
Gray Office Park,
Galway Retail Park,
Headford Road,
H91 WC1P

*Please note that those osteopaths who completed a shorter programme of study, and are currently members of another competent authority register, may still qualify for full membership without any further conditions. Please be encouraged to complete the form.