Board of Massage Therapy - Apply, Renew and Reactivate

Application Process

The document below explains the required steps to complete the application process.  While the process has several steps many of the requirements can be done simultaneously.

The rules below describe the application process for Massage Therapy.

Scroll down in the Fees Rules to the name of this board to find the application fee

The following form is for individuals applying for an Iowa license to practice Massage Therapy. Read the instructions on the application form carefully and review the checklist at the end to ensure all requirements for licensure are submitted. Items not submitted by the appropriate source may delay the licensure process.

School Curriculum

Application for approval of massage therapy education curriculum. In-state massage therapy schools may request curriculum approval or reapproval. Massage therapy schools seeking curriculum approval shall submit the application and fees in accordance with the requirements of subrule 132.2(3). The curriculum approval shall be valid for up to two years with reapplication for approval due June 30 of each even-numbered year. The biennial renewal cycle shall begin July 1 of an even-numbered year and end June 30 two years later.