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Massage Therapists 

Changes to Massage Therapy Licensure Requirements

As of July 1, 2014, changes to the Colorado Massage Therapist Laws will take effect.  The new rules have been posted on the "Laws, Rules and Policies" tab to the left. Those seeking massage therapy licensure (previously a registration) will be required to provide primary source verification/documentation of passing the national exam and completion of an approved massage education/training program. 

NOTICE: Application for Licensure is Online ONLY!

Those wishing to apply for an original massage therapist license by examination or endorsement can now do so using the online system.  Please use the link below to be directed to Online Services.  Upon your first visit, you must register an account with the division.  An instructional video for how to create a new account is available here

It is strongly encouraged that you view the items to qualify for MT licensure and compile necessary documentation before starting the process.  View the Massage Therapist Online Application Checklist below to see what is needed to complete the online application.


  • Original Licensure: You are applying for an original Colorado license.
  • Renew: You currently hold a Colorado license and are in a renewal period.
  • Reinstate: Your Colorado license has lapsed or expired and you wish to reinstate the license.

Applications and Forms


Massage Therapist Online Application Checklist - Examination or Endorsement
Fingerprint and Background Check Instructions

Application to Reinstate an Expired License


Verification of MT Practice (for Endorsement ONLY)  


License Expiration Grace Period for New Applicants. All new applicants who are issued a license within 120 days of the upcoming renewal expiration date will be issued a license with the subsequent expiration date. For example, a license issued between October 1, 2014, and January 31, 2015, will reflect a license expiration date of January 31, 2017. Licenses issued prior to October 1, 2014, will reflect an expiration date of January 31, 2015, and must renew in the next renewal period.

License Renewal Information. All Massage Therapist licenses expire on January 31 of odd-numbered years and must be renewed to continue practicing.



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