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NOTICE: 9/22/2022 
The Massage Therapy Board office will be relocating in Mid-November of 2022. Once the new location is confirmed all licensees will be notified via email and USPS at the email and mailing address on file. If your mailing address/email has changed, please log in to your account and make the correction now. As a reminder all licensees are required to notify the office in writing or through the personal web portal of all address changes within 30 days of the occurrence. 
Office Hours / Board Office Information / Document Processing Information: Please Click HERE
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:
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 


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.  

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  


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.  


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;

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

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