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Oregon Board of Massage Therapists
OBMT
The Oregon Board of Massage Therapists regulates and monitors the practice of massage therapy in Oregon. Its role is to balance public safety and the needs of Licensed Massage Therapists by developing, implementing, and maintaining the standards of professional conduct and practice.


Have questions? Please view our  Frequently Asked Questions 
Information Information
 
Electronic fingerprinting:
 
The Board only accepts electronic fingerprint from Fieldprint.  Please use the link below for Fieldprint electronic fingerprint scheduling.  Fieldprint electronic fingerprint scheduling
 
Online License Renewal
 
In order to avoid late fees your renewal must be completed by the first day of the month that it expires. To renew online and pay via Visa/MasterCard or Electronic Check. Click on the link:  Online Renewal click on this link
 
Discontinuation of the Practical Examination:
 
The Board no longer requires the Practical Examination for Licensure. Click Here for the New Application for Licensure. 
 
Online Jurisprudence Exam
You are now able to take the Jurisprudence Exam online. To access this link, you will need a user name and password which will be sent to you by the exam coordinator via email.  Please note that you have more than one opportunity to take the exam.  online jurisprudence exam
Facility Permit Verification:
 
The Board requires certain Massage Facilities to obtain Facility Permits.  If you need to search to verify that a facility has a permit, please use the following link. https://hrlb.oregon.gov/OBMT/Permit
 
Portland State University Study

The study examines reasons for License Non-Compliance among Asian-Pacific Islander Community Members Study – Performed by Portland State University. Please click here for the study.

 
 
 
 
  
 

 

 
**New Continuing Education Rules Effective July 1, 2016**
  
Beginning July 1, 2016, to renew an active license you will need 25 Continuing Education Hours. Of the 25 hours, 15 continuing education Hours must be Contact Hours (actual hours in class under the instruction and in the physical presence of an Instructor or an interactive distance learning course) and 4 Contact Hours must be in Professional Ethics, Boundaries, or Communication. Please click the link below to review the Rules. 
 
 
New License Renewal Fee
 
The cost for a two year active license renewal has increased from $150.00 to $155.00.  The reason for this increase is due to new legislation that requires the Board to pay the Oregon Health Authority for the maintenance and analysis of licensee demographics. 
 
How to complete the Workforce Questionnaire 
 
If you are submitting a paper renewal, you are required to complete the workforce questionnaire per Oregon Statute Link to ORS 687.410 To complete the questionnaire please use the following link Workforce Questionnaire Link Only use this link if you are submitting a paper renewal.  If you are renewing online, you will be prompted to complete the questionnaire upon completion of your online renewal.    
Holiday closures
State agencies will close on the following days:
 
New Year's Day (observed) - Monday, January 2, 2017
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Monday, January 16, 2017
President's Day - Monday, February 20, 2017
Memorial Day - Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day - Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Labor Day -  Monday, September 4, 2017
Veterans Day (observed) - Friday, November 10, 2017
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 23, 2017
The day after Thanksgiving - Friday, November 24, 2017
Christmas Day - Monday, December 25, 2017