Michigan Requires Massage Therapists to be Licensed | Lakewood School Of Therapeutic Massage

Massage Therapy Licensure Requirement


Applications for the Licensure of Massage Therapists in Michigan are Now Available !

As of November 29, 2014 you must be state licensed to work as a Massage Therapist.

This is the link to access the application document. https://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/Massage_Therapist_Full_Pkt_409155_7.pdf?20150121132316 The document is 17 pages long. You won’t need to print all of it. Here is what you will need:

  • Complete the three page Application and submit it with the fee to the Board of Massage Therapy. The application form is pages 5, 6 & 7 of the application document.
  • Fingerprints & Background Check. Print pages 11 & 12. Page 11 is the directions, Page 12 is the form you will need to complete.
  • Program Certification. Print pages 8 & 9. Page 8 will be completed by you, the graduate and then you will send both pages 8 & 9 to the school for certification. High School graduation will need to be verified with a copy of your diploma. The school will mail the certification documents directly to Lansing.