Osteopathic International Alliance

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The OIA welcomes new members from around the world.

A membership application includes several different components. First, all applicants must complete the membership application form in full. In addition, a liability form and an application fee of US$100 must be submitted. (For details, see the final two pages of the application form.)

All applicants must also submit

  • A letter on your organisation’s letterhead requesting membership in the OIA,
  • Mission, goals, and bylaws (in English, with certified translation), and
  • The number of members currently in the organisation.

Full & associate applicants must attach the following materials:

  • An organisational and staff profile (including membership numbers, distribution, type of training, educational criteria, number of staff, etc.)
  • Legal authority (federal, state, or provincial laws) by which your organisation is registered/accredited
  • Annual report (if available)

Partner applicants must submit the following additional materials:

  • A letter on your organisation’s letterhead requesting membership in the OIA
  • Mission, goals, and bylaws (in English, certified translation, or include costs for translation)
  • Information about your organisation, including membership numbers, type of training, degree awarded, educational criteria, etc.

All applicants should submit materials to the OIA secretariat via email (to oia@osteopathic.org) or post (142 E. Ontario, Chicago, IL 60611 USA). Upon receipt, the secretariat will forward all materials to the board for review. Applicants may expect official notice of a decision within six to eight weeks.

Membership Application (PDF)

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