Warning: Information listed on this page has been collected directly from massage boards websites and copied/pasted here. There may be states that I have missed. The laws are subject to change so please verify the laws and langage on each state boards website.
Display of License/Advertising Policies
“Ala.Code 1975 § 34-43-12 § 34-43-12. Application forms; issuance of license; display of license.
Effective: July 1, 2018 Currentness
(a) Applications for licensure or renewal shall be on forms provided by the board and shall be accompanied by the proper fee. The application shall be legible, either printed in black ink or typed. Applications sent by facsimile shall not be accepted. A two-by-two photograph, taken no more than six months earlier, showing a frontal view of the head and shoulders of the applicant, shall be submitted with the application. All documents shall be submitted in English.
(b) Each applicant for licensure shall be subject to a criminal history check. Refusal to consent to a criminal history check constitutes grounds for the board to deny the applicant’s application for licensure.
(c) The board shall issue a license to each person who qualifies to be a massage therapist and to each qualified massage therapy establishment. To be qualified for a license as a massage therapist the applicant shall successfully pass the examination, pay the examination fee, pass the criminal history check pursuant to rules adopted by the board, pay the criminal history check fee, and pay the license fee. A license grants all professional rights, honors, and privileges relating to the practice of massage therapy.
(d) Each licensed therapist shall display his or her license in the manner specified by the board. Each establishment shall post its license in plain sight and the license of each massage therapist who practices in the establishment.
(e) A license is the property of the board and shall be surrendered upon demand of the board. Ala.Code 1975 § 34-43-16 § 34-43-16.
Use of words “massage” or “bodywork” or other advertising descriptions by non-licensed persons.
A person who does not hold a license as a massage therapist, physical therapist, chiropractor, or athletic trainer, or a license for an establishment, shall not use the words “massage” or “bodywork” on any sign or other form of advertising describing services performed by the person or at the establishment. Any advertisement by a massage therapist or establishment shall contain the license number of the therapist or establishment. Under no circumstances may a sexually oriented business hold itself out as offering massage therapy services. (7) Each licensed massage therapist and massage therapy instructor shall publicly display his or her license. Each licensed massage therapy establishment shall post in plain and public view its license, and cause the licenses of each massage therapist who practices in the establishment to be publicly displayed, either as a group or individually. “
“G. Each licensee shall display a copy of the licensee’s license or current renewal verification in an establishment, location or setting that is accessible to public view at each location at which the licensee practices massage therapy.”
“17-86-310. Display of license
(a) An official license shall be conspicuously and publicly displayed in the place where the holder engages in the practice of massage therapy or instruction of massage therapy. A massage therapy school license shall be conspicuously displayed in the massage therapy school.
(b) It is unlawful to tamper with or reduce in size an original massage therapy license issued by the Department of Health.
(c) Each license shall provide the correct address of the department. “
“4608. In addition to the other requirements of this chapter, a certificate holder shall:
(a) Display his or her original certificate wherever he or she provides massage for compensation. A certificate holder shall have his or her identification card in his or her possession while providing massage services for compensation.
(b) Provide his or her full name and certificate number upon the request of a member of the public, the council, or a member of law enforcement, or a local government agency charged with regulating massage or massage establishments, at the location where he or she is providing massage services for compensation.
(c) Include the name under which he or she is certified and his or her certificate numberin any and all advertising of massage for compensation. “
“(c) Each person who holds a license as a massage therapist shall include his or her license number in any advertisement for such person’s massage therapy services that appears in a newspaper, telephone directory or other advertising medium.”
12.6.2 Display of license. The original or copy of the massage establishment license, and the originals or copies of individual licenses of licensees providing massage services, shall be displayed in a conspicuous
location in the establishment. A licensee who is working outside of a massage establishment shall have
his/her license identification card in his/her possession and shall present it upon request of a client or
12.6.3 Presence of licensee. A licensee who is either an employee or contractor of the massage establishment shall be on the premises of the establishment if a client is in a treatment room for the purpose of receiving a massage.
480.0465 Advertisement.—Each massage therapist or massage establishment licensed under this act shall include the number of the license in any advertisement of massage therapy services appearing in a newspaper, airwave transmission, telephone directory, or other advertising medium. Pending licensure of a new massage establishment under s. 480.043(7), the license number of a licensed massage therapist who is an owner or principal officer of the establishment may be used in lieu of the license number for the establishment.
“Rule 345-10-.02 Display of License
All licensees shall display their license certificate, easily and readily available for anyone to observe, in all locations of the licensees practice as a massage therapist.
Rule 345-10-.03 Advertising
(1) It shall be considered a violation of the massage therapy practice act to:
(a) publicly misrepresent oneself to be a massage therapist in any form of advertisement unless the individual has an active, valid license issued by the Board to practice massage therapy in Georgia;
(b) advertise massage therapy services in conjunction with adult entertainment, escort or dating services.
(2) Only duly licensed massage therapists practicing in accordance with the Board rules and Georgia law may practice massage therapy in Georgia, or, use in connection with their own name or that of their business or employer, the terms massage, massage therapy, massage therapist, massage practitioner, or the letters M.T. or L.M.T. or any other representation either direct or indirect, indicating to the general public that massage therapy is provided or available. Such activities are prohibited unless the provider is an actively licensed massage therapist by the Georgia Board of Massage Therapy.
(3) Actively licensed massage therapist shall include their Georgia massage therapy license number on all forms of advertisement no later than October 31, 2010.
(4) Establishments providing massage therapy services by more than one licensed massage therapist shall include on all forms of advertisement no later than October 31, 2010 the following statement: “”Georgia Licensed Massage Therapists”
“§452-23 Advertising. (a) It is a misdemeanor for any person, including a person who is exempt by section 452-21 from this chapter, to advertise with or without any limiting qualifications as a massage therapist unless the person holds a valid license under this chapter. Further, it shall be a violation of this chapter for any person to advertise:
(1) As a massage therapist or a massage therapy establishment unless the person holds a valid license under this chapter in the classification so advertised; (2) By combining advertising for a licensed massage therapy service with escort or dating services; (3) As performing massage in a form in which the person has not received training, or of a type which is not licensed or otherwise recognized by statute or administrative rule; (4) By using in any mass distribution, print advertisements such as newspaper advertisements, or telephone directory listings, pictures depicting the human form other than hands, wrists, and forearms; (5) By using any term other than therapeutic massage or massage therapy to refer to the service; or (6) By referring to any personal physical qualities of the practitioner.
“”Advertise”” as used in this section includes, but is not limited to, the issuance of any card, sign, or device to any person; the causing, permitting, or allowing of any sign or marking on or in any building, vehicle or structure; advertising in any newspaper or magazine; any listing or advertising in any directory under a classification or heading that includes the word “”massage therapist”” or “”massage therapy establishment””; or commercials broadcast by airwave transmission.
(b) A massage therapist or massage therapy establishment may advertise in print or broadcast medium, as defined in subsection (a) only if the massage therapist or massage therapy establishment includes in the advertisement or listing the massage therapist’s or massage therapy establishment’s applicable and current license number, and provides written evidence of the number’s validity to the publisher or producer of the advertising medium. The publisher or producer of a print or broadcast advertising medium shall refuse to publish or broadcast an advertisement or listing for a massage therapist or massage therapy establishment that does not comply with the provisions of this subsection. A publisher or producer who obtains a signed statement from the massage therapist or massage therapy establishment which states that the massage therapist or massage therapy establishment has read the text of the advertisement or listing, has an applicable and current massage therapist or massage therapy establishment license for the services advertised, has included all applicable and current license numbers in the advertisement or listing, and is aware of civil and criminal penalties for advertising as a massage therapist or massage therapy establishment without a valid license, shall be entitled to a rebuttable presumption of compliance with this subsection. (c) Upon entry of either a final order of the board of massage therapy pursuant to chapter 91, or a judgment by a court of competent jurisdiction, finding that a massage therapist or massage therapy establishment has advertised in violation of section 452-2 or this section, the public utility furnishing telephone service to the massage therapist or massage therapy establishment shall disconnect the telephone number contained in the advertisement or listing. (d) A publisher or producer of a print or broadcast advertising medium shall not be liable in any suit, action, or claim arising from refusal to list or accept advertisements pursuant to subsection (b). Good faith compliance by a public utility with subsection (c) is a complete defense to any civil or criminal action brought against it arising from the termination of telephone service
Attorney General Opinions
Paragraphs (4), (5), and (6) of subsection (a) were overly broad and infringed upon commercial speech rights afforded by First Amendment of U.S. Constitution. Att. Gen. Op. 98-2.
§16-84-43 Advertising. (a) Any person advertising as being able to perform massage in any form shall have received training in the massage technique that is being advertised.
(b) A licensee may advertise as being able to perform the type of massage known as Rolfing if the licensee has received basic Rolfing training in classes sponsored by the Rolf Institute and been certified as a Rolfer and given membership in the institute
“(225 ILCS 57/32)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
Sec. 32. Display. Every holder of a license shall display it, or a copy, in a conspicuous place in the holder’s principal office or any other location where the holder renders massage therapy services. Every displayed license shall have the license number visible.
(225 ILCS 57/50)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
Sec. 50. Advertising. It is a misdemeanor for any person, organization, or corporation to advertise massage services unless the person providing the service holds a valid license under this Act, except for those excluded licensed professionals who are allowed to include massage in their scope of practice. A massage therapist may not advertise unless he or she has a current license issued by this State. A massage therapist shall include the current license number issued by the Department on all advertisements in accordance with paragraph (4) of subsection (a) of Section 45. “”Advertise”” as used in this Section includes, but is not limited to, the issuance of any card, sign, or device to any person; the causing, permitting, or allowing of any sign or marking on or in any building, vehicle, or structure; advertising in any newspaper or magazine; any listing or advertising in any directory under a classification or heading that includes the words “”massage””, “”massage therapist””, “”therapeutic massage””, or “”massage therapeutic””; or commercials broadcast by any means.
(Source: P.A. 102-20, eff. 1-1-22.)
Section 1284.45 Display of License
Every holder of a license as a massage therapist shall display the license in a conspicuous place in the licensee’s place of practice, in the place of practice in which the licensee is employed, or, if the licensee is engaged in massage therapy at more than one place of practice, in the licensee’s principal place of practice or the principal place of practice of the licensee’s employer. If the licensee practices in more than one location, a copy of the license shall be displayed in a conspicuous place at all other places of practice.
“IC 25-21.8-4-3.5 Advertisement prohibitions
Sec. 3.5. (a) An individual who is not licensed under this article may not advertise, publicly or privately, that the individual is a massage therapist or provides massage therapy.
(b) An individual may not display or disseminate an advertisement, publicly or privately, for massage therapy that indicates or implies that massage therapy will be provided that includes sexual activity. (c) An advertisement for massage therapy by a massage therapist must include the following information:
(1) The massage therapist’s name.
(2) The massage therapist’s license number.
IC 25-21.8-4-4 Proof of licensure
Sec. 4. An individual who is licensed as a massage therapist under this article shall display proof of licensure in a conspicuous location where the individual practices massage therapy.”
152C.5C Announcements to the public.
- For purposes of this section, “announcement to the public” means the use of any print
media, broadcast media, subscription internet site, internet site available to the public, or any
other means to do any of the following:
a. Advertise or market massage therapy services.
b. Provide a site for clients to post reviews.
c. Offer a virtual marketplace at which goods or services may be offered or clients may
- A person shall not do any of the following in an announcement to the public:
a. Represent that another person is licensed under this chapter when the person knows,
or has reason to know, that the other person is not licensed.
b. Falsely represent the person’s self as licensed under this chapter.
c. Offer the services of massage therapy if paragraph “a” or “b” of this subsection applies.
d. Offer, or imply the offer of, services that violate state law.
- A person who violates subsection 2 commits a serious misdemeanor.”
“2. A person licensed or who purports to be licensed under this chapter shall, upon the
request of any peace officer investigating a complaint of illegal services, present a copy of
the person’s valid Iowa massage therapist license and a government-issued identification to
the peace officer. A person who violates this subsection commits a serious misdemeanor.”
(1)A licensee shall at all times display a copy of the licensee’s current license certificate at the primary massage therapy service location. A digital copy of the licensee’s certificate shall be:
(a)Provided to the licensee upon initial licensing and renewal; and
(b)Made available for download by the licensee.
(2)A licensee shall provide verification of current licensure upon request if he or she is currently engaged in the practice of massage therapy, intends to engage within a reasonable time in the practice of massage therapy, or has engaged in the practice of massage therapy immediately prior to the request.
(3)Official verification of licensure status shall be available on the board’s Web site at http://bmt.ky.gov.
“§3559. License regulations
A. Each licensed massage therapist who works at a massage establishment shall display his LMT-ID Card in plain view in an appropriate public manner. A licensed massage therapist who is working outside of a massage establishment shall have in his possession his LMT-ID Card and shall present it for review upon request of a client or board representative.
B. Name or location changes to any license shall be submitted to the board within thirty days of the change with appropriate fees.
C. The license is nontransferable and shall be for the sole use and benefit of the licensee or location issued.
D. All licenses are the property of the board and shall be surrendered upon demand of the board
§3564. Regulation of advertising
A. A person or an entity that does not hold a license as a massage therapist, physical
therapist, or chiropractor, a certificate to practice athletic training, or a license as a massage
establishment shall not use the words “”massage””, “”body work””, or any derivative or variation of
the word “”massage””, including specific bodywork or massage modalities, on any sign or other
form of advertising. Any advertisement by a massage therapist or a massage establishment shall
contain the license number of such therapist or establishment. Building signs with promotional
material shall also include the professional or establishment number.
B. No sexually oriented business, as defined in R.S. 37:3558(C), shall use the word
“”massage””, “”body work””, or any derivative or variation of the word “”massage””, including specific
bodywork or massage modalities, on any sign or other form of advertising.
C. In all pictorial representations for any advertisement representing massage therapy,
including such representations through video, all persons representing massage therapists shall
be attired and posed in a manner as to avoid appealing to the prurient interest. Persons
representing clients shall be appropriately draped and posed.
- How to Display; Board Ownership
A. Each massage establishment shall post, in plain sight,
its establishment license and the license or the licensed
massage therapist identification card (LMT-ID) of each
massage therapist who practices in the massage
establishment. Each massage therapist must have his
licensed massage therapist identification card (LMT-ID) in
his possession while providing massage therapy for a client
and present it for review upon request.
B. A license is the property of the board and shall be
surrendered upon demand of the board. https://www.labmt.org/uploads/RulesTitle46PartXLIV.pdf
“2. Display of Licenses or Registrations. Each license or registration that is issued by the Department shall be conspicuously displayed in the place at which the license or registration holder engages in the practice of massage therapy.
“§6–306.1.Each holder of a license or registration shall display the license or registration conspicuously where the holder is engaged in practice.
(c) A licensed massage therapist or registered massage practitioner may use a trade name in connection with the practice of massage therapy provided that:
(1) The use of the trade name is not deceptive or misleading; (2) The advertisement in which the trade name appears includes the name of the licensed massage therapist or registered massage practitioner or the name of the business entity providing the massage therapy services being advertised, as long as the advertisement includes the name of a licensed massage therapist or registered massage practitioner; (3) The name of the licensed massage therapist or registered massage practitioner providing massage therapy services appears on the billing invoices, stationery, and any receipt given to a patient; and (4) Treatment records are maintained that clearly identify the licensed massage therapist or registered massage practitioner who has performed the massage therapy service for the patient.
“(12) Not knowingly aid and abet another person to use the term “Massage” as part of a
professional title when that person is not authorized to do so; knowingly employ a person not
authorized to use the regulated professional title in the course of such employment; advertise as
a massage therapist, also known as a muscular therapist, myotherapist, masseur, masseuse or a
Massage Therapy Establishment unless a person in its employment holds a valid license under
M.G.L. c. 135; combine advertising for a licensed massage therapy service with advertising for
an escort or dating services; use any sexually suggestive language or images in advertising;
advertise as performing massage in a form in which the person has not received training, or of
a type that is not licensed or otherwise recognized by law or administrative rule; or advertise by
using any term other than therapeutic massage or massage therapy to refer to the service. The
term “advertise” shall include, but not be limited to, the issuance of any card, sign, or device to
another; the causing, permitting, or allowing of any sign or marking on or in any building,
vehicle or structure; advertising in a newspaper or magazine or on television or on the internet;
any listing or advertising in a directory under a classification or heading that includes the word
“massage” or commercials broadcast by airwave transmission.
“g 73-67-29. Advertising restrictions; exemptions IRepealed
effective July 1, 2025).
(1) Any licensed massage therapist advertising by the use of radio, newspaper, television,
electronic media, flyers, business cards, phone book or any other means shall include legibly,
or clearly audible, the massage therapy license number issued to the theraPist(s) on and/or
with that advertising. Massage establishments wlth six (6) or more licensed massage
therapists shall be exempt from this provision provided that the therapy or service is
performed by person(s) licensed under this chapter.
(2) Any and all advertising of the licensed massage therapist shall be of a professional and
ethical nature and shall not be attached to or identified with any pornograPhic or other
establishment that may be construed as unprofessional and/or unethical in the practice of
professional massage theraPy.
(3) No practice of, or advertisement by any means of, any type of therapy involving soft
tissue movement by the use of any body part, instrument(s) or device(s), or any term that
may be interpreted to involve massage, shiatsu, acupressure, oriental, Eastern or Asian
massage techniques, spa, rub, or therapeutic touch. shall be allowed unless that therapy is
performed by person(s) who are licensed or exempt as stated in this chaPter.
(4) Providing information concerning continuing education of massage therapy shall not
constltute advertising as that term is used in this section. Natlonal massage publications and
out-of-state lnstruction/education/information materials are exempt.
(5) The advertising of any designation of massage, including the word “”Swedish”” (as used in
this context), shall not be allowed in conjunction with any other term that the board finds
questionable. Questionable terms may include “”bath,”” “”shampoo”” and “”escort.””
(5) Massage schools that advertise for student cllnic, or any other type of student massage,
must conspicuously include the respective words “”student massage”” within the
(7) Advertisers shall obtain the license number from each massage therapist before entering
into an agreement or contract to advertise any form of massage therapy as stated in this
chapter. The license number(s) shall be part of the actual advertisement. Massage
establishments with six (6) or more licensed massage therapists shall be exempt from this
provision provided that the therapy or service is performed by person(s) licensed under this
Rule 6.3 Additional / Replacement Wall Certificates and Mobile Therapist Cards (MTC).
A. Each licensee and massage establishment shall insure that a valid and current wall
certificate attesting to the licensee’s title as a Mississippi Licensed Massage Therapist
shall be displayed at each place of business within the State of Mississippi where
massage therapy is practiced. If a licensee works at multiple massage establishments,
the licensee must obtain an additional wall certificate for each massage establishment
within the State of Mississippi with its address from the Board. See Chapter 2 for
additional location certificate fee. A Mobile Therapist Card will be provided with the
initial license and each renewal license thereafter (Effective July 1, 2010), which
must be prominently displayed when performing massage therapy off-site within the
State of Mississippi. .https://www.msbmt.ms.gov/sites/msbmt/files/MSBMT.Rules.Clean.11.24.2021.pdf
Rule 7.4 Advertising.
A. Any licensed massage therapist or massage establishment advertising by the use of
radio, newspaper, television, electronic media, flyers, business cards, phone book or any
other means shall include legibly, or clearly audible, the massage therapy license number
issued to the therapist(s) on and/or with such advertising. It shall be the responsibility of
the licensee, a massage establishment, and/or a separate advertising entity to verify and
include current license number(s) in all advertising, no matter the format. (See § 73-67-
29 (7)). Failure to comply is subject to penalty assessed by the Board up to One
Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) per offense. Massage establishments with six (6) or more
licensed massage therapists shall be exempt from this provision provided that the therapy
or service is performed by person(s) licensed under this chapter.
B. Any and all advertising of the licensed massage therapist shall be of a professional
and ethical nature and shall not be attached to or identified with any pornographic or
other establishment that may be construed as unprofessional and/or unethical in the
practice of professional massage therapy.
C. No practice of, or advertisement by any means of, any type of therapy involving soft
tissue movement by the use of any body part, instrument(s) or device(s), or any term that
may be interpreted to involve massage, shiatsu, acupressure, oriental, Eastern or Asian
massage technique, spa, rub, or therapeutic touch, shall be allowed unless such therapy is
performed by person(s) who are licensed or exempt as stated in this chapter.
D. Providing information concerning continuing education of massage therapy shall not
constitute advertising as that term is used in this section. National massage publications
and out-of-state instruction/education/information materials are exempt.
E. The advertising of any designation of massage, including the word “Swedish” (as
used in this context), shall not be allowed in conjunction with any other term that the
board finds questionable. Questionable terms may include bath, shampoo and escort.
F. Massage schools that advertise for student clinic or any other type of student massage
must conspicuously include the respective words “student massage” within the
G. Advertisers shall obtain the license number from each massage therapist before
entering into an agreement or contract to advertise any form of massage therapy as stated
in this chapter. The license number(s) shall be part of the actual advertisement. Massage
establishments with six (6) or more licensed massage therapists shall be exempt from this
provision provided that the therapy or service is performed by person(s) licensed under
this chapter. https://www.msbmt.ms.gov/sites/msbmt/files/MSBMT.Rules.Clean.11.24.2021.pdf“
“324.270. Massage or body work titles prohibited, when — division or board may contract for legal services for enforcement of chapter. — A person who does not hold a license to practice massage therapy or a license to operate a massage business or is not exempted from obtaining a license pursuant to subsection 7 of section 324.265 shall not use the words “”massage””, “”body work””, or any of their synonyms on any sign or in any other form of advertising, unless specifically exempted by the board. The division or board may, in its discretion, contract with legal counsel for legal services, not directly related to pending litigation, which it deems necessary for the administration or enforcement of the provisions of this chapter.https://revisor.mo.gov/main/OneSection.aspx?section=324.270&bid=17326
(E) Post the license with a current photograph at the licensee’s place of business
“37-33-406. (Temporary) Massage therapy businesses — requirements. (1) A massage therapy
business shall conspicuously display on the premises the license of each massage therapist working at
the business or, for a mobile practice, make the license readily available.
(2) (a) The department or a local designee, a local government official having jurisdiction, or a
local law enforcement officer may enter a massage therapy business at any time during business hours to determine compliance with subsection (1).
(b) The action taken under subsection (2)(a) may not interrupt a treatment session that is in
progress, except that a treatment session lasting 2 hours or more may be interrupted “
“NRS 640C.450 Display of license; replacement licenses.
1. Each licensee shall display his or her original license in a conspicuous manner at each location where the licensee practices massage therapy, reflexology or structural integration. If a licensee practices massage therapy, reflexology or structural integration in more than one place, the licensee must carry the original license with him or her and display it wherever he or she is actually working. 2. A licensee shall obtain a replacement of the original license from the Board if the licensee’s: (a) Original license is destroyed, misplaced or mutilated; or (b) Name or address as printed on the original license has changed. 3. To obtain a replacement license, the licensee must: (a) File an affidavit with the Board, on the form prescribed by the Board, which states that the licensee’s original license was destroyed, misplaced or mutilated or that his or her name or address as printed on the original license has changed; and (b) Pay the fee prescribed by the Board pursuant to NRS 640C.520.https://www.leg.state.nv.us/NRS/NRS-640C.html
NAC 640C.330 Display of certificate in establishment. (NRS 640C.320, 640C.330) Each holder of a certificate shall prominently display the certificate issued by the Board to the holder in the massage establishment, reflexology establishment or structural integration establishment named in the certificate at all times.
(Added to NAC by Bd. of Massage Therapy by R040-18, eff. 6-26-2018) NAC 640C.333 Display of license in establishment or on person. (NRS 640C.320, 640C.450) For the purposes of NRS 640C.450, a licensee displays his or her original license in a conspicuous manner if the licensee displays his or her original license on: 1. A wall, countertop or table that is within the treatment room used by the licensee at a massage establishment, a reflexology establishment or a structural integration establishment, as applicable, or in the reception area of the massage establishment, reflexology establishment or structural integration establishment at which the licensee engages in the practice of massage therapy, reflexology or structural integration, as applicable; or 2. His or her person in such a manner that the original license is visible to a client of the licensee. (Added to NAC by Bd. of Massage Therapy by R040-18, eff. 6-26-2018) “
“45:11-76 Registration required for advertising as massage, bodywork therapist; application fee; insurance
a. No employer shall engage in or advertise or hold itself out as offering massage and
bodywork therapies unless the employer is registered with the board.
b. A written application for registration shall be made to the board on the form prescribed
by the board and shall contain the following information:
(1) The name and residence of the owner or operator of the entity providing massage and bodywork therapies;
(2) The municipality and location of the owner or operator’s primary place of business and the locations of all other branches of business; and
(3) Any other biographical information of the applicant as required by the board.
c. Each applicant for registration and each registrant pursuant to the provisions of this section shall pay to the board a fee for the issuance of a two-year registration in the amount established by the board in accordance with the provisions of P.L.1974, c.46 (C.45:1-3.1 et seq.).
d. No employer shall be registered with the board pursuant to this section unless the
employer provides proof of coverage by a professional liability insurance policy in a
minimum amount of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $3,000,000 aggregate per policy year
13:37A-3.4 DISPLAY OF LICENSE
a) Licensees shall display their license in view of clients whenever providing massage and
bodywork services in their place of business or office.
b) Whenever licensees provide massage and bodywork services outside of their place of
business or office they shall produce their licenses for clients or other members of the public
c) A licensee shall display either the original license or a duplicate license obtained from the
New Mexico: https://nmonesource.com/nmos/nmsa/en/item/4397/index.do#!fragment/zoupio-_Toc128758308/BQCwhgziBcwMYgK4DsDWszIQewE4BUBTADwBdoAvbRABwEtsBaAfX2zgEYAmADgHYArDwDMABh4BKADTJspQhACKiQrgCe0AOSapEOLmwAbQwGEkaaAEJkuwmFwJlqjdtv2EAZTykAQhoBKAKIAMoEAagCCAHImgVKkYABG0KTsEhJAA
“61-12C-21. Advertising. (Repealed effective July 1, 2028.)
A massage therapist or massage therapy school shall include the number of the license or registration and the designation as a “”licensed massage therapist”” or “”registered massage therapy school”” in any advertisement of massage therapy services as established by board rule.”
“.0302 DISPLAY OF LICENSE
Licensees shall display their Board-issued original license at the licensees’ primary place of practice so
as to be visible for inspection by the public. Licensees providing massage and bodywork therapy outside
their primary place of practice, or at the location of clients, shall have a Board-issued original license or
wallet card available for inspection upon request by the public.
(a) Any advertisement of massage and bodywork therapy services in any advertising medium as defined
herein shall include the licensee’s name and license number, whether or not a trade name is used.
(b) Advertising medium shall be defined as any form of written, printed, broadcast or computer-based
advertising, or other promotional materials, except a telephone directory listing for which no additional
advertising charge is made.
(c) A business or establishment that employs or contracts with massage and bodywork therapists
licensed by the Board may advertise on behalf of those licensees, by complying with the requirements of
this Rule. As an alternative to the requirement of Paragraph (a) of this Rule, such business or
establishment may indicate the listing of the service itself in advertising or other promotional materials,
accompanied by the exact phrase: “”Provided by North Carolina Licensed Massage and Bodywork
Therapists.”” In this phrase, “”North Carolina”” may be abbreviated as “”N.C.””
See this full document for additional info: http://www.bmbt.org/downloads/advertising%20requirements.pdf“
“43-25-09. License – Display – Renewal – Renewal fee.
- Each license must be conspicuously displayed at the place of practice. https://www.ndlegis.gov/cencode/t43c25.pdf
(q) Upon request, licensee shall produce proof of licensure and photo ID.
“(8) Active licensed massage therapists must display their current license in a location clearly visible to their clients.
(9) Active licensed massage therapists are required to include their license number in all advertisements, including but not limited to: written, electronic, televised and audio. “
” (14) Display the massage therapist’s current license with expiration date in a location clearly visible to clients or, when practicing offsite, display the massage therapist’s wallet card.
(15) Include the massage therapist’s license number in all advertisements.
(16) Conspicuously display the massage therapist’s name and the title L.M.T. or the words ‘‘Licensed Massage Therapist’’ on an identification badge or directly on clothing worn in the public areas where massage therapy services are being provided. http://www.pacodeandbulletin.gov/Display/pacode?file=/secure/pacode/data/049/chapter20/chap20toc.html&d=”
“(C) A massage therapy establishment or sole practitioner establishment licensed pursuant to this chapter shall display its current license in a prominent and conspicuous place that is viewable to the general public.
(D) A licensee must include the licensee’s license number in any advertisement for the licensee’s services.
“36-35-8. Display of license–Proof of licensure.
Any person engaged in the practice of massage in this state shall conspicuously display a valid license from the board in the licensee’s regular place of business. If the licensee is providing massage therapy outside of the licensee’s regular place of business, the licensee shall, upon request, produce photo identification and proof of licensure. Failure to comply with this section is a petty offense.https://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes/Codified_Laws/2061247″
(1) Display of License – Every person who has received a license from the Board in this state
shall display that license in a conspicuous place in his/her office/establishment and produce
the license when required by the Board or its authorized representatives.
(2) Replacement License – A licensee whose initial or renewal license has been lost or destroyed
may be issued a replacement license upon receipt of a signed, written request in the Board
Administrative Office. The licensee shall include in such request the facts concerning the
loss or destruction of the original license and include the required fee pursuant to Rule 0870-
(3) Requests for Certificates of Fitness for licensees or registrants desiring to practice in another
state must be made in writing to the Board Administrative Office.
(4) Requests for verification of license must be made in writing to the Board Administrative
“Sec. 455.204. DISPLAY OF LICENSE. (a) A person who holds a license shall publicly display the license as specified by the department.
(b) Each massage establishment must post in plain sight the license for each massage therapist who practices in the massage establishment.
(b-1) The license of a massage therapist that is posted under Subsection (b) must have attached to the front of the license a photograph of the massage therapist.
(c) Each massage school, massage establishment, massage therapy instructor, or massage therapist shall present the person’s license on the request of the department, an authorized representative of the department, or a peace officer.
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.455.htm RULE §117.23 Massage Therapist License–Issuance of License
(a) Licenses and identification cards issued by the department remain the property of the department, must not be altered in any way, and must be surrendered to the department on demand.
(b) A license must be displayed in an appropriate and public manner at the business location of the licensed business, or in the primary office or place of employment of the licensed individual. In the absence of a primary office or place of employment, the licensed individual shall carry a current identification card.
(c) The department will replace a lost, damaged, or destroyed license or identification card upon written request from a licensee and payment of the replacement fee prescribed under §117.100.
(d) A license displayed under subsection (b) must have attached to the front of the license a current photograph of the individual massage therapist.”
“§ 5426. Display of registration
A massage therapist, bodyworker, or touch professional shall conspicuously display his or her registration in any establishment where the registrant is engaged in the practice of massage or the practice of bodywork. https://legislature.vermont.gov/statutes/fullchapter/26/105″
C. Each licensed massage therapist shall conspicuously post his current Virginia license in a public area at his practice location https://law.lis.virginia.gov/admincode/title18/agency90/chapter50/section20/
Advertising—Use of title.
(1)(a) It shall be unlawful to advertise the practice of massage using the term massage or any other term that implies a massage technique or method in any public or private publication or communication by a person not licensed by the secretary as a massage therapist. However, this subsection does not prohibit a certified reflexologist from using the term reflexology or derivations of the term, subject to subsection (2)(b) of this section.
(b) Any person who holds a license to practice as a massage therapist in this state may use the title “”licensed massage therapist”” and the abbreviation “”L.M.T.”” No other persons may assume such title or use such abbreviation or any other word, letters, signs, or figures to indicate that the person using the title is a licensed massage therapist.
(c) A massage therapist’s name and license number must conspicuously appear on all of the massage therapist’s advertisements.
(2)(a) It is unlawful to advertise the practice of reflexology or use any other term that implies reflexology technique or method in any public or private publication or communication by a person not certified by the secretary as a reflexologist or licensed as a massage therapist.
(b) A person certified as a reflexologist may not adopt or use any title or description of services, including for purposes of advertising, that incorporates one or more of the following terms or designations: Massage, masseuse, massager, massagist, masseur, myotherapist or myotherapy, touch therapist, body therapy or therapist, or any derivation of those terms that implies a massage technique or therapy unless the person is also licensed under this chapter as a massage therapist.
(c) A reflexologist’s name and certification number must conspicuously appear on all of the reflexologist’s advertisements. https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=18.108.040
Display of license or certification—Availability of photo identification.
(1) A massage therapist licensed under this chapter or a reflexologist certified under this chapter must conspicuously display his or her credential in his or her principal place of business. If the licensed massage therapist or certified reflexologist does not have a principal place of business or conducts business in any other location, he or she must have a copy of his or her credential available for inspection while performing services within his or her authorized scope of practice.
(2) A massage therapist licensed under this chapter or a reflexologist certified under this chapter must have government-issued photo identification on his or her person or have it be available for inspection by city, county, or state law enforcement or department personnel at all times he or she practices massage therapy or reflexology. The name of the massage therapist or reflexologist on the government-issued photo identification must match the name on the massage therapy license or reflexology certification. https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=18.108.045″
“460.07 Display of certificate; expiration and renewal.
(1) Each person who is licensed under this chapter shall conspicuously display the license in the place of business where he or she
practices massage therapy or bodywork therapy so that the license
can easily be seen and read.https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/460.pdf
460.13 Advertising. Except as provided in s. 460.03 (1) and
(2), a license holder may not advertise that he or she practices massage therapy or bodywork therapy unless the advertisement
includes a statement that the license holder is a “licensed massage
therapist and bodywork therapist” or “licensed massage therapist”
or “licensed bodywork therapist.” https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/460.pdf”