In honor of Memorial Day

The FSMTB executive and MBLEx offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30.


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.

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Why Licensing Matters

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.  

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Need to study for the MBLEx? 
Order the MBLEx Study Guide

Moving to another state?
MBLEx Result Transfer Form

Have Questions about the MBLEx?
Read the Candidate Handbook 
Lea el Manual de Candidatos

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Regulatory Resources

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.

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Policy Update

Effective July 1, 2017, candidates seeking access to the MBLEx will be required to substantiate either enrollment in and having received education and training in all subject areas of the MBLEx Content Outline from an approved massage therapy education program; or graduation from an approved massage therapy education program.

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Look Up a License

Look Up A License

Be sure your massage therapist is licensed!



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FSMTB is Looking for Volunteers

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! 

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Latest News

FSMTB Receives When Work Works Award

The prestigious When Work Works Award is a national initiative that helps employers become more successful by transforming the way they view and adopt effective and flexible workplaces.