Oregon Licensing Information

This page is meant as a guide for those applying for a massage license in Oregon. Please see below for guides, helpful links and videos. The videos walk you through the entire Oregon massage exam and licensing process. For additional information, please contact Amy Stark at 800-844-3420 or by e-mail here.

OSM Licensing Guide

Oregon Licensing Information Guide to the examination and licensing process. Includes:

  • Visual Licensing Chart
  • Step-by-Step Guide to Written & Practical Exams
  • Overview of Professional Organizations
  • Oregon Practical Exam Application
  • Practical Exam Study Guide
  • FSMTB – MBLEx Content Outline

Oregon Board of Massage Therapists

Oregon Practical Exam Procedure

The video below was produced by the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists to help give you an understanding of the practical exam procedure. The candidate’s answers are not meant as an example of a passing/perfect score, so please remember not to replicate exactly what the candidate is demonstrating in the video.

Licensing Board Links

Oregon Board of Massage Therapists
Washington Dept of Health – Board of Massage

Required Licensing Exam

Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards

Voluntary Board Certification

National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

 Oregon Fingerprinting

Field Print Oregon
Field Print Instructions

Professionals from Other States

Click here for information about having your transcripts reviewed for Oregon licensing.



Working with TMD Patients

  • Dec 5-6
  • 12CEs - $260

With Marian Wolfe Dixon, MA, LMT, CHT

Patients who suffer from TMD (temperomandibular joint disorder) exhibit a host of frustrating symptoms and problems. OSM has synthesized a massage protocol specifically designed to help TMD patients. The TMD protocol is specially designed to...read more >>

Call 503-244-3420 today to register!

Massage Training Previews

Previews help you make a sound decision about choosing a career in massage by outlining the time, finances and energy needed for training. Oregon licensing and career opportunities are discussed. There is no cost to attend.
Next Dates:
Thursday, December 10: 6:30-8:30pm - SALEM
Saturday, December 12: 10am-12pm - PORTLAND
To reserve a seat, contact:
PORTLAND - Shannon Jackson, 800-844-3420 or  E-mail SALEM - Janet Burkhart, 877-588-8912 or  E-mail

Positional Release for CCA's

Spine Model
December 6 - SALEM CAMPUS
3CEs - NCBTMB Approved

Oregon Certified Chiropractic Assistants are required to complete 6 hours of continuing education per year. This course helps meet those requirements and counts as continuing education for Licensed Massage Therapists. Students practice techniques for reducing tender points and spasm within muscle tissue and learn how to provide a thorough and effective region or condition-specific soft tissue treatment in 10-15 minutes...more on Positional Release for CCA's. To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.