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OFFICE CLOSURES

Reminder: The Board Office is Closed to the Public on Fridays & Scheduled Board Meetings

Tuesday February 12th, 2024 - Mardi Gras 

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Notices

Renewal Season - January 1st - March 31st - Click Here   

11/16/2023 - Email Regarding Renewals

2/3/2024 - Reminder Postcard Mailed

2/19/2024 - Renewal Email Reminder  

Establishments and Parish Ordinances - Click Here

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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Human Trafficking and Illicit Massage Businesses

Understanding Human Trafficking Within the Massage Industry

Read More Here 

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Mission Statement:

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.

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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". 

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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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ADA Policy

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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, 9619 Interline Ave, Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA 70809; 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