P: (225) 756-3488
F: (225) 756-3493
E: [email protected]
2645 O’Neal Lane
Baton Rouge, LA
Reminders / Notes
LBMT has opened a temporary office with limited services in the same office complex as our normal office in Building A. If you need assistance, please call and leave a message at 225/756-3488 and we will return your call as soon as possible or email us at [email protected] The mail has been forwarded to the temp office; therefore, please continue to send all mail to our current address.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause; however, we are working diligently to service your licensing needs.
Please continue to monitor the website for updates. Our thoughts and prayers are with all who have been affected by this devastating disaster.
As a reminder, for all licensed massage therapist losses due to the recent disaster, please refer to your associations for assistance.
"Legislative bills filed to amend Louisiana Massage Therapists and Establishments Act"
One of the goals of the Board is to keep licensees and the general public apprised on matters that might affect those individuals or businesses that are engaged in the practice of Massage Therapy. Please click on the "Louisiana Law" tab to view the final version (Act No. 645) of the bills submitted in the 2016 Legislative Session.
Notes: All applications (renewal and new) must be dated within 30 days of LBMT Office receipt. Applications dated prior to 30 days of receipt will be returned to the applicant unprocessed.
When submitting online applications, an email confirmation will be received at the email address listed on your account. If you do not receive an email, the application was not received for processing. Please contact the office if you have questions.
The expiration date for all Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy licenses is March 31st each year.
First-Year professional licensees - When renewing online, you must attach a document stating "First year of licensure - no CEs required" in the area where CEs are required on the application.
Continuing Education for 2017 renewal must be taken 04/01/2016 - 03/31/2017. If you have questions, please contact the office. Please verify your CE Certificate contains all information as specified in LAC, Title 46, Part XLIV, Chapter 37, 3703 (C) (2) to avoid application denial.
You may find the above information in La. R.S. 37:3551,et seq., Chapter 57 and LAC, Title 46, Part XLIV ("Louisiana Law" tab, Practice Act/Rules and Standards). Please review all information in the Practice Act and Rules. It is important for all Massage Therapists and Establishments to be aware of all laws that govern the profession.
LBMT takes its role of public protection seriously; but, can only act within its authority as a regulatory board. If you feel an establishment or a therapist is violating the LMT Practice Act you may file a complaint on our website or with the local authorities. We as a board will not file a complaint with the local law enforcement; but, encourage you to do so if you desire criminal prosecution.