Information about State Licensing, Laws and Continuing Education Requirements

Alaska - Does not require a state license to practice, but there are city and/or county requirements. Please check your local health department for more information.
Idaho - ID Board of Massage Therapy
Oregon - OR Board of Massage Therapists
Washington - WA State Department of Health Board of Massage

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Professional Massage Therapy Associations:  Resources, Support and Liability Insurance

ABMP - Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals
AMTA - American Massage Therapy Association
Hands-On Trade Association
NCBTMB - National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

Additional, Helpful Resources

FSMTB - Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards
MTF - Massage Therapy Foundation
Mayo Clinic Free Online Medical Dictionary
POEM - Project for Open Education in Massage
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner
Health Evidence Resource for Washington State