New Jersey Massage Therapy Licensing and Exam Summary
NCBTMB and FSMTB have reached an Agreement. NCBTMB will no longer accept applications to utilize their Licensing exams effective November 1, 2014 for completion February 1, 2015 . The MBLEx will be the sole licensing exam for the Massage Profession, this will facilitate portability and standardization for Massage Therapists.
Online Application by Examination – Complete, fill out, and return to Massage, Bodywork, and Somatic Therapists Committee. Applications for licensure obtained online. Application Tips
NEW! On May 1, 2017 – S2414 signed into law it revised the Massage Practicing Act to require licensure by education AND examination. Prior to May 1, 2017, applicants could obtain licensure by education OR by examination. The Act shall take effect immediately. There is an authorized grace period that ends on August 31, 2017 for those applications submitted online or post marked by August 31, 2017. All applications submitted on or after September 1, 2017 will be processed under the new rule. Reciprocity
September 4th 2012 the Massage Bodywork Therapist Licensing Act became active. You are required to maintain a valid license when practicing Massage in New Jersey. FAQs
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