The mission of the Federation is to support its Member Boards in their work to ensure that the practice of massage therapy is provided to the public in a safe and effective manner.Learn More
Licensure is a regulatory process that ensures practitioners are appropriately qualified and trained to practice on the public. Obtaining a license in order to practice a profession is mandatory, and state laws may provide for criminal or administrative penalties for unlicensed activity.Learn More
The FSMTB offers resources for our member boards when it comes to best practices in regulating the massage therapy profession. Click here for more information on our Model Practice Act, our License Renewal Recommendation, and the differences between voluntary certification and licensure.Learn More
While the Federation is comprised of licensing boards and agencies, each licensing board and agency has their own process for handling consumer complaints. To find out how to appropriately file a complaint in your state, please contact your individual state licensing board or agency.Learn More
Be sure your massage therapist is licensed!
Are you interested in becoming a volunteer for the FSMTB? We accept volunteer applications for committee or task force positions throughout the year. Should we not have any immediate volunteer openings, we will keep your application on file and let you know when a perfect volunteer opportunity arises for you!Learn More
March 25, 2016 - NCBTMB and FSMTB are working toward a partnership regarding Continuing Education. We look forward to open dialog and collaboration between the two organizations.Learn More