Questions for Board Licensing staff?
Email: [email protected]
Staff responds by email.
For Licensing: Online at the State Board website,
download the pdf file for the licensing forms.
Print a hard copy of the State licensing forms, complete the sections by pen, & submit with fee payment by U.S. mail.
You can also file your forms electronically online at the Board website & separately mail in payment.
Processing begins when forms & fee payment are received.
Arizona's fee payment is by money order or cashier check.
(Please include your name for faster processing).
No cash. No personal checks.
Address for U.S. Mail
Arizona Massage Board
1740 W. Adams St. Unit 3401
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
(Processing of Board's incoming US mail takes 7-10 days
through 3 mail rooms)
Board email address is: [email protected]
Board website address is: https://massagetherapy.az.gov/
NEW STATE LICENSE
NOTE: Initial massage license applications require
up to 12 weeks for processing with FBI check
Federal criminal clearance check currently takes 11-12 weeks,
Before submitting inked FD-258 Federal fingerprint card, please complete all boxes for faster processing.
A SUBMITTED INITIAL LICENSE FORM & PAID FEE REQUIRED BEFORE BOARD CAN ACCEPT APPLICANT MATERIALS
ARIZONA LEGISLATURE APPROVES NEW FINGERPRINTING LAW FOR LICENSING THERAPISTS
The Governor has signed HB 2438 into law on 6/7/22,
Now: Chapter Law 281
After the current legislative session, all new laws impacting state regulation will be reviewed by the Arizona Attorney General's Office before implementation.
Specific licensee compliance information forthcoming.
Renewing Your State License?
State law permits License Renewal
up to 60 days - before - expiration.
*Arizona State law requires completion of 24 Continuing Education hours before submitting a license renewal application.
The current COVID waiver permits all these hours to be taken virtually, until the last day of 2022.
Beginning January 1, 2023, 12 CE hours may still be taken online.
Per state law, the other 12 required hours must be taken in-person.
LMT's attending any State Board meeting (virtually), can receive 3 free CE hours that will be entered into your licensing record.
This CE credit is for biennial license renewal only. (The Board is not a CE provider).
State Board meeting attendance credits can currently be taken once biennially.