New Jersey Legislative and Policy Developments

New Jersey

Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy
PO Box 45048
Newark, NJ 07101
Phone: 973-504-6520

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Title: Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist or Licensed Massage Therapist
Requirement: 500 hours and passing the MBLEx or NCBTMB; liability insurance required prior to licensure
Renewal: 20 hours/2 years

Regulation Type: 
State License

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New Jersey, New Rules? Comment Before October 6!

The New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy issued proposed rules that would impact clinical education, continuing education, and devices that cause percussions or vibrations.

New Jersey COVID-19 Update—Permission to Practice June 22, 2020

Per Executive Order No. 154 issued June 13, 2020, personal care businesses may resume business operations June 22, 2020, including beauty salons, barbershops, cosmetology salons, day spas (excluding saunas, steam rooms, and shared bathing facilities), medical spas, hair braiding shops, massage therapy establishments, and nail salons. 

New Jersey COVID-19 Update

The New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling is having a meeting to discuss COVID-19 issues on June 9, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. ET.