Board of Therapeutic Massage Survey

The Board is interested in your opinion. If you are a currently a provisionally licensed massage therapist, licensed massage therapist, or licensed massage therapy business, please click on the link below and take a few moments to complete a brief survey. Your email address will not be recorded or stored. Thank you for your participation.

Notice: License Renewal

The online renewal portal closed at midnight January 31, 2019. If the license was not renewed online or via a paper renewal form post marked no later than January 31, 2019 a reinstatement form and applicable fees are required. To obtain the reinstatement form, please email, fax 573/751-0735 or send a request via regular mail. Please make sure to provide the name, current address, and license number in the request. The reinstatement information will be emailed or sent via regular mail to the massage therapist or business.

20 CSR 2197-2.050 (4) regarding the massage therapist license renewal states, "Failure of a licensee to receive the notice and application to renew his/her license shall not excuse him/her from the requirements of section 324.265, RSMo to renew that license." Similarly, 2197-5.040(3) of the Code of State Regulations concerning a business license renewal states, "Failure of a licensee to receive the notice and application to renew his/her license shall not excuse him/her from the requirements of section 324.250, RSMo to renew that license."

In 2019, the board will be conducting a random audit of continuing education (CE) compliance for the 2017-2019 biennial licensure cycle.Licensed massage therapists must complete twelve (12) hours of continuing education prior to the expiration date of the license. There are no specific categories of study required and continuing education does not require board approval. The continuing education can be obtained from seminars or self-study such as reading textbooks, scholarly journal articles, or publications related to massage therapy. The licensee is responsible for keeping track of the continuing education information to include CE provider,topic/subject, date, and hours.

Sensitive Information

When corresponding with the Board of Therapeutic Massage by e-mail and/or facsimile (fax), please refrain from including any sensitive personal identifying information such as Social Security Number or Date of Birth. The Board does not need you to include sensitive personal information, in order to respond to your email or fax.

NOTICE - Senate Bill 30

Effective January 1, 2009 state agencies must require a statement of no tax due from the Missouri Department of Revenue before issuing or renewing any state license required for conducting any business where goods are sold at retail. This requirement was enacted in Senate Bill 30 of the 94th General Assembly (2007), and was signed into law by the Governor on June 13, 2007.The statement of no tax due will verify that the retail business has filed and paid all of its sales and withholding tax obligations. If a business does not make retail sales, it is not required to present a statement of no tax due in order to issue or renew a license.

For more information, please visit the Department of Revenue website at or contact:

Missouri Department of Revenue
Taxation Bureau
P.O. Box 3666
Jefferson City, MO 65105-3666
Fax: (573) 522-1265
Telephone: (573) 751-9268