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Application for License/Registration in Massage Therapy

General Instructions

PLEASE READ INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILLING OUT YOUR APPLICATION for License Massage Therapist (LMT) or Registered Massage Practitioner (RMP). Application Packet contains: General Instructions, Application - eight (8) pages to be submitted to the Board including the Checklist, Jurisprudence Exam Registration and Board Policy Regarding Failure of JP Exam. AN APPLICATION IS NOT CONSIDERED COMPLETE AND WILL NOT BE PROCESSED UNTIL ALL ITEMS HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED AS REQUIRED INCLUDING THE Completed APPLICATION CHECKLIST.

The application form for the License Massage Therapist or Registered Massage Practitioner is the same. The application must be completed by the applicant. Answer all questions. If you leave a question blank, the application may be returned to you. All information must be typed or clearly printed in black or blue ink. If additional space is required, use the reverse side of the application or attach a separate 8 ½ “x 11” sheet of paper. Place your name and item number on the paper.

 

POSTMARK DEADLINES

All applications with documents, Jurisprudence Examination registration forms and Application Checklist must be postmarked by U.S. Postal Service, UPS, FedEx, or DHL on or before the application postmark deadline date as indicated on the Jurisprudence Examination Schedule located on the Board’s website - gold tab titled, “Applicants”

 

APPLICATION WITH PHOTO

Two (2) recent 2” X 2” head & shoulders passport type photo on a white background must also be submitted; one must be attached to the “Notary page” in the designated area of the application. Profiles (side views) photographs will not be accepted. The application form must be notarized on the notary page. The notary seal must be placed on the edge of the photograph.

 

FEES

Application (Non-Refundable) (due with application)………………………….. …….......…………..$150.00
Jurisprudence Examination (due with application)………………Currently $100.00 ………….For Exams
after January 1, 2010…………………………………………………………………. ……………..$100.00
License / Registration (Due When Notified all requirements are met)…………............………………. $200.00
Foreign School Review Fee………………………………………………………………….. (To be paid by applicant to Contractor, if applicable).

 

(Remit standard payment with application for $150.00 + $100)
PAYMENTS MUST BE CERTIFIED CHECK OR MONEY ORDER MADE PAYABLE TO:
MD BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC & MASSAGE THERAPY EXAMINERS

* No cash, personal, or business checks will be accepted. Your application and personal check, business check or cash will be sent back to you.

NOTE: All applicants must pass the exam offered by the NCBTMB [National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork] (exception NESL) or the NCCAOM – Asian Bodywork Therapy examination before submitting an application and registering for the Maryland Jurisprudence Examination. Copies of your transcript(s), national score report, provider level CPR and First Aid for the work place must be submitted with your application. At the time you are notified in writing that your application is completed and approved. Upon successful passing scores, you will be scheduled for the Maryland State Jurisprudence Exam..

 

REQUIRED EXAMINATIONS

NOTE: All applicants must pass the National Certification Examination offered by the NCBTMB (National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork) or the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) examination before submitting an application and registering for the Maryland Jurisprudence Examination. Copies of your transcript(s), national score report, CPR certification must be submitted with your application and your application Check List. A copy of your National Certificate and the requested Official Sealed transcript(s) must be contained in your Board file before any license or registration can be issued to you. You will be notified in writing of receipt of your application. Upon verification of successful passing scores, you will be scheduled for the Maryland State Jurisprudence Examination.

 

EDUCATION

Applicants must personally arrange with their school(s) to have certified sealed copies of official transcripts submitted by the school(s) DIRECTLY to the Board. The transcript(s) must document a minimum of 500-hours in an ACCREDITED massage therapy education program as defined in the Laws and Regulations: for LMT & RMP

Foreign Transcripts: Students who attended foreign schools are advised that it is solely their responsibility to ensure that all transcripts are in a format acceptable to the Board. Transcripts from foreign schools must be independently reviewed and investigated at the expense of the applicant. For more information (see Notice to Applicants Who Attended Foreign Schools. Such transcripts must also have an original English translation from an accredited member of the American Translators Association. No other translation certification is acceptable. Only original transcripts and translations are acceptable – copies or certified copies will not be accepted