Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Welcome to the Michigan Board of Massage Therapy website! Our goal is to provide up-to-date information on various topics related to the practice of massage therapy in Michigan. We hope you find this information helpful and invite you to check out our website often.
Massage therapy schools are licensed by the department’s Bureau of Corporations, Securities and Commercial Licensing. To check if a massage therapy school is licensed by the State of Michigan visit: https://www.lara.michigan.gov/colaLicVerify/.
For educational requirements for licensure as a massage therapist please access the following Massage Therapy – General Rules and MCL 333.17959 of the Public Health Code.
** We are no longer accepting paper applications for Massage Therapy Licenses. You can apply online at www.michigan.gov/miplus. Our online system provides more efficient services to those applying for a Massage Therapy license. If you are having problems completing the application process, please contact us at 517-241-0199 for assistance and we can help walk you through the process. Should you have further questions, please contact our Licensing Support Team at BPLHelp@michigan.gov.