The State of Alabama requires
that anyone operating or advertising as a massage therapist or
offering massage therapy services be licensed by this Board. All
business or establishments offering massage therapy services
must be licensed unless specifically exempt.
The Massage Therapist License requirements are a minimum of 650
hours from an accredited massage therapy school and be certified
by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and
Bodywork. Each Massage Therapist applicant must also produce
evidence of a $1,000,000 Personal Liability Insurance coverage
along with certified transcripts and verification of their
national certification. An Application request form is available
under the FORMS section of this website, at the cost of $25.00 (Cashier’s
Check or Money Order) per application package.
The Massage Therapy Establishment License requirements are
completion of the licensure application and producing evidence
of professional liability insurance.