Alaska Legislative and Policy Developments


Alaska Board of Massage Therapists
Juneau office:
PO Box 110806, Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Phone: 907-465-2550
Fax: 907-465-2974
Anchorage office:
550 W Seventh Ave, Suite 1500, Anchorage, AK 99501-3567
Phone: 907-269-8160
Fax: 907-269-8156

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Title: Massage Therapist
Requirement: 625 hours and MBLEx or NCBTMB
Renewal: 16 hours/2 years

Regulation Type: 
State License

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Alaska Massage Board Remains Independent and Autonomous

Executive Order No. 129 sought to dissolve the Alaska Board of Massage Therapists and transfer its functions to the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development (DCCED). The executive order was successfully overturned.

Alaska Proposes New Massage Therapy Rules

The Alaska Board of Massage Therapists has proposed massage therapy rules that affect education and continuing education requirements. Submit written comments before December 27, 2022.

Alaska Adopts New Rules That Will Affect Your Practice

The Alaska Board of Massage Therapists adopted regulation changes effective June 6, 2021. The changes impact massage therapy establishments, massage therapy licensure, and continuing education requirements.

New Massage Therapy Rules Proposed in Alaska

The Alaska Board of Massage Therapists has proposed new massage therapy rules that would impact licensure by credentials, continuing education requirements, and massage therapy establishments. Submit your commentary on the proposed changes no later than March 12, 2021.