64B7-25.001. Examination Requirements  

Effective on Monday, March 13, 2017
  • 1(1) The Department shall issue a license to a person who submits a completed application on form DH-MQA 1115, “Massage Therapist Licensure Application,” (Rev. 7/16). The form and the attached instructions are incorporated herein by reference and may be obtained from the Board Office at 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C-06, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or from the website located at http://floridasmassagetherapy.gov/applications/massage-app.pdf 63or 64http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-0794765. To apply on-line, visit https://appsmqa.doh.state.fl.us/MQAPathway/MqaServices/index?page=oia;

    71(2) The Board approves the following examinations:

    78(a) National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Examination;

    88(b) National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage;

    95(c) National Exam for State Licensure option administered by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork;

    113(d) The Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination administered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards;

    129(e) The National Board for Colon Hydrotherapy Examination.

    137(3) Any Board-approved examination may be offered in the Spanish language.

    148(4) Prior to the practice of colon hydrotherapy, any licensed massage therapist, or apprentice shall be required to present certification to the Board of successful completion of examination by a Board approved massage school after completion of a supervised classroom course of study in colonic irrigation or in the case of a duly authorized apprenticeship training program, evidence of having completed 100 hours of colonic irrigation training, including a minimum of 45 hours of clinical practicum with a minimum of 20 treatments given.

    231(5) Prior to the practice of colonic irrigation, any licensed massage therapist, or apprentice shall be required to successfully complete and pass the National Board for Colon Hydrotherapy Examination (NBCHT) which is approved by the Board.

    267Rulemaking Authority 269456.013(7), 270456.017(1)(c), 271480.035(7), 272480.041(2), 273480.042(1), 274480.044 FS. 276Law Implemented 278456.013(7), 279456.017(1)(c), 280456.0635, 281480.041, 282480.042, 283480.044 FS. 285History–New 11-27-79, Amended 9-2-80, 10-9-85, Formerly 21L-25.01, Amended 12-22-92, 3-24-93, 5-20-93, Formerly 21L-25.001, Amended 8-12-93, 6-28-94, 8-18-96, Formerly 61G11-25.001, Amended 5-20-98, 7-30-02, 3-31-08, 6-15-09, 9-6-09, 6-2-10, 12-24-13, 6-2-14, 10-2-14, 3-14-16, 10-2-16, 3-13-17.