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

OSM Licensing 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.



Therapeutic Stretching - Upper Body

Therapeutic Stretching for the Upper Body OSM - Salem
August 8, Sat 9am-5pm
8CEs-NCBTMB, $165
Instructor: Aleta Goin

Muscle energy techniques (MET) have been called "active muscular relaxation techniques" and give us gentle, yet powerful tools for working with clients with injuries and musculoskeletal dysfunction. Read More >>

To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.

Manual Resisted Muscle Testing

August 22-23
Sat-Sun 9am-5:30pm - $300
OSM - Portland

This class teaches the techniques of manual resisted muscle testing and orthopedic tests in order to guide you to the source of the pain. You will learn consistent and organized ways to screen clients and where to apply your own massage techniques in order to work more efficiently and effectively. (NCBTMB Approved) To register, please call 1-800-844-3420.

Language of Oncology

  • August 10
  • Mon 6:30-9:30pm
  • 3CEs - $65

Are you working with cancer patients? This three-hour class will teach students key terminology related to the anatomy/physiology, pathology and treatment of those who are coping with various forms of cancer. In addition to the medical terms students will be briefed on the structure of the terminology (i.e., word roots, prefixes and suffixes). The class will ... ....more on Language of Oncology
Call 1-800-844-3420 to register.