Osteopathic Council of Ireland

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OCI aims to be the competent authority for Osteopathy in Ireland.  OCI wishes to protect Osteopathy by adhering to the highest clinical and professional European and International standards until full regulation is in place. Do you want to be a member?

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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 £2.5 million
  • Have no previous criminal convictions history

*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.

For further information on becoming a member of the OCI please contact the Registrar via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Download the Membership Application Form here

Please post your completed application and accompanying documentation to:
Attn: Registrar
The Osteopathic Council of Ireland,
3 Terenure Rd West,
Dublin 6W,