The Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy made a decision regarding continuing education (CE) at their July 2022 board meeting. Find out how many CE hours you need before the May 15, 2025, renewal.
Indiana Legislative and Policy Developments
Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: State Board of Massage Therapy
402 W Washington St, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Title: Licensed Massage Therapist *Uncertified individuals must obtain license by January 11, 2023
Requirements: 625 hours, MBLEx or NCETMB; liability insurance
Renewal: Licenses expire every four years (2025, 2029, 2033)
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The Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy's rules will be effective July 13, 2022. This means all Indiana massage therapists must be licensed by January 11, 2023. Those currently certified will automatically become licensed. Those not certified will have six months to apply for licensure.
There are currently two vacant seats on the Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy: one for an Indiana state-certified massage therapist and one for a public member. Contact us at email@example.com and we will supply you with the contact information you need to apply.
The Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy proposed new rules as a necessary step to bring licensure protocols into effect. These proposed rules would primarily change the term “certificate holder” to “license holder,” and outline continuing education requirements for renewal once licensure is the law of the land, among other modifications.
Massage therapists in Indiana need to renew their certification by May 15, 2021. The renewal fee is $150 and proof of professional liability insurance must be submitted upon renewal. Massage therapists can renew online or by paper copy.
House Bill 1289, which was passed in 2017, will create mandatory licensure in Indiana after the rules are final. Those who are currently certified will automatically roll into licensure. Those who are not certified have 183 days after the rules are final to apply through grandfathering.
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The Indiana State Board of Massage Therapy is working to finalize licensure rules stipulated by HB1289 (passed in 2017), which creates mandatory licensure in Indiana.