Massage Therapy is governed by the Vermont Secretary of State Office of Professional Regulation, Massage Therapists, Bodyworkers and Touch Professionals
As of April 1, 2021, Massage Therapists in Vermont must be registered with the Office of Professional Regulation.
The State of Vermont requires the following to obtain a Massage Therapy registration:
- Completion of the application and submission of the fee for registration
Applicants are not required to provide documentation of qualifications, examinations, or education.
An applicant that holds, in good standing, a massage therapist, bodyworker, or touch professional license or authorization to practice in another US or Canadian jurisdiction, is eligible to register for practice in Vermont by submitting a verification of licensure.
The Massage Therapy registration is subject to renewal every two years.
Continuing Education Information
Registered massage therapist, bodyworkers, and touch professionals are not required to complete any continuing education to maintain registration with the State of Vermont.
Massage therapists that are registered with a professional association may have additional continuing education requirements. Massage therapists should refer to their professional association for continuing education standards and requirements.
Most associations accept courses approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) and/or the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB). Refer to your professional association for details.
Dexterity PD is a proud Approved Provider with the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB). Our courses are available and listed in the CE Registry. Course completion records are stored in the national Massage Therapy Licensing Database (MTLD) for permanent recording.
Dexterity PD is a proud Approved Provider with the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). The most current list of our courses approved by the NCBTMB can be found on our NCBTMB Approved Provider Profile Page.
*Please refer to your professional association for details and authoritative information on requirements.