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NOTICE: 12/5/2022 - PHONE LINES
As a result of the recent office move, the phone lines at the Board office are down to one line. Also, as we get closer to renewal season the call volume is higher than usual. While the State works on the issue please email the office at info@labmt.org or admin@labmt.org for faster service. We thank you for your patience while this situation is being resolved and will return any calls within one business day. 
 
 NOTICE: 12/5/2022 - PAPER APPLICATIONS FOR RENEWALS
This year no paper renewal forms will be mailed, only a post card reminder will be sent at a later date. The office encourages all licensees to renew online for faster processing. Any licensee who would like a paper paper renewal form should email the office with their name and mailing address and we will gladly mail one. To Review This Full Notice Please Click Here  
 
  NOTICE: 11/18/2022 - OFFICE RELOCATION
The Massage Therapy Board office will be relocating DECEMBER 1ST 2022.
NEW ADDRESS:
9619 INTERLINE AVENUE
SUITE B
BATON ROUGE, LA 70809 

To Review ALL Notices Please Click Here  
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Office Hours / Board Office Information / Document Processing Information:
Please Click HERE
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HELP THE LOUISIANA ATC PUT A STOP TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Human trafficking is the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the the
world earning criminals more that $32 billion a year. 
 
Louisiana ATC Human Trafficking Task Force Website:
Hotline: 504-444-4666      Email: ATC-Trafficking@atc.la.gov
 
Nationwide:
DIAL "211" to be connected with a person and resources needed. Dial anywhere in the U.S.
TEXT: "HELP" to 233733 (Be Free)
 
All Massage Establishments are encouraged to visit the Louisiana ATC Human
Trafficking Task Force Website for More Information and Postings for Your Business 
 
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Legislation
 
The 2021 law changes have been updated.  To view the updated Louisiana Revised Statues 37:3551, et seq. "click" on the "Louisiana Law" tab on the home page and select "Practice Act" or you can click here , to view it on the Legislative website.  
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The Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy is a regulatory agency whose members are appointed by the Office of the Governor with a mission to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public as well as the integrity of the profession by regulating the practice of massage therapy.  The Board seeks to insure that massage therapists meet certain educational levels, comply with ethical and legal standards applicable to the profession, and that massage therapy establishments conform to sanitary and record keeping requirements.  The Board issues and renews licenses, collects fees, receives and investigates complaints, performs inspections, conducts hearings on disciplinary matters and otherwise addresses issues that are relevant to the massage industry.  The website is to assist the general public, licensees and applicants in understanding the laws, regulations and licensing process which govern the massage profession in the state of Louisiana.

Fight Fraud, Waste & Abuse - For Information on how to contact the Legislative Auditor Hotline, Please Click HERE

To View the LABMT Sexual Harassment Policy, Please Click HERE  

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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.  

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In compliance with Act 655 of the 2018 Regular Legislative Session, the Board gives notice to its licensees and applicants of their opportunity to file a complaint about board actions or procedures. You may submit such complaints to one or more of the following organizations:

Louisiana Board of Massage Therapy, 2645 ONeal Lane, Bldg. C, Ste. E, Baton Rouge, L70816; 225.756.3488; admin@labmt.org

 

Committee on House & Governmental Affairs; La House of Representatives, P.O. Box 44486, Baton Rouge, LA 70804; 225-342-2403; h&ga@legis.la.gov

 

Committee on Senate & Governmental Affairs; La Senate, P.O. Box 94183, Baton Rouge, LA 70804; 225-342-9845; s&g@legis.la.gov