Montana Legislative and Policy Developments


Board of Massage Therapy
PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
Phone: 406-444-6880
Fax: 406-841-2305
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Title: Licensed Massage Therapist
Requirement: 500 hours, and MBLEx or NCBTMB
Renewal: Annual license renewal. 12 CEU hours must be completed every even-numbered renewal year.

Regulation Type: 
State License

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Montana Standardizes Licensing Board Organization

The Montana legislature adopted House Bill 87, which creates one general law for all licensing boards to follow to unify board standards. The bill explains a board’s function and outlines appointment terms and qualifications, board meetings, and member compensation.

Montana Adopts Criminal Penalties Bill

House Bill 115 consolidates penalties for unlicensed practice across various licensing boards, including the Montana Board of Massage Therapy.

Montana COVID-19 State Update for Massage Therapists

ABMP, ASCP, AHP, and ANP have summarized below how COVID-19 has impacted Montana, from executive orders affecting business closures, to reopening protocols modifying practice procedures, to financial programs developed to aid the unemployed.