Idaho Board of Massage Licensing and Training Information

Idaho MBLEX Massage Exam and Certification Information

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Idaho Board of Massage Therapy - Board has been established by the Bureau of Occupational Licenses. House Bill #7 & House Bill #8

Application for Licensure- Application Instructions list of what is needed to obtain a license to practice massage in the State of Idaho. The Examination Application, Endorsement Application are now being accepted.

Licensing Freedom Act Executive order 2017-05- Proposed Laws & Rules

License Renewal Information- 6 CE Credits/ Year CE Approval Application

Idaho Massage Schools - A list of massage schools in Idaho - Postsecondary and Proprietary Schools (section 33 chapter 24) - Schools must register annually.

You must complete an approved massage study course of 500 hours and then take and pass the MBLEx.

Education Course Curriculum Standards:

-200 Hours in Massage & Bodywork Assessment, Application and Theory

-125 Hours in Body Systems= A&P Kinesiology

-40 Hours in Pathology

-25 Hours in Professional Business & Ethics

-110 Hours of Clinical Work

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List of schools

Idaho Massage Schools- Proprietary Schools in Idaho

Education Requirements 500 Hours
Title LMT
Type of Credential License
State Board Information
State Law Test Laws & Rules
State Practical or Written Exam


National Exam Requirement

Started July 1st 2013


CEU's 6 Hrs/12 months
Initial Cost of License $125
Require City License Check Local City & County Business Regulations
Renewal Fee $75
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Idaho State Board of Massage Therapy

Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, PO BOX 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063

Phone: 208.334.3233

Fax: 208.334.3945


Massage Schools in Idaho


Confirm school is registered in Idaho with the ID Board of Education Propietary Schools Registered in Idaho  

College of Massage Therapy

Bingham Memorial Hospital

98 Poplar Street

Blackfoot, ID 83221


Blackfoot 208.785.3823

Three Oaks Academy

211 West State Street

Boise, ID 83702

Boise 208.342.3430

Coeur d'Alene Massage School

1625 North 4th Street #203

Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Coeur d'Alene 208.765.1075

Twin Falls Institut of Holistic Studies

3999 US 93

Filer, ID 83328

Filer 208.326.4870

International Institute of Massage Therapy

1110 South Blvd.

Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Idaho Falls 208.528.0319

Idaho School of Massage Therapy

3551 East Overland Rd.

Meridian, ID 83642


Meridian 208.343.1847

Massage Training Center

2200 S. Midland Blvd.

Nampa, ID 83686


Nampa 208.461.2058

Idaho State University ISU

921 South 8th Ave. Stop 8380

Pocatello, ID 83209


Pocatello 208.282.2622

American Institute of Clinical Massage

4365 Inverness Drive

Post Falls, ID 83854


Post Falls 208.773.5890

Rexburg College of Massage Therapy

669 Pioneer Rd. #500

Rexburg, ID 83440

Rexburg 208.319.3149

North Idaho Massage Academy - Mt. Baldy Professional Bldg.

1315 West Hwy 2, #4

Sandpoint, ID 83864

Sandpoint 208.265.1933

OZ School of Massage

1657 Reed Lane

Soda Springs, ID 83276


Soda Springs 208.339.3774

Intermountain College of Natural Health

206 Martin Street, Suite A

Twin Falls, ID 83301

Twin Falls 208.735.1166

Idaho Continuing Education

6 CE Credits Annually
Requirements & Limitations
List of Choices
Renew on Birth Date Annually
An educational course setting may include a classroom, conference, seminar, on-line or a virtual classroom
If Course has substantially the same content, only one course will count toward CE hour requirements
Professional Ethics, Boundaries, or Communication
Required for Renewal
Ethics Bench

Body Mechanics & Self-Care

Not Limited
Self-Care Guru
Business Practices
Not Limited
Business Mastery
Adult CPR/ First Aid Instructor-Led
Direct Contact (Live)
Basic Training
Kinesiology, Anatomy, & Physiology of Human Body
Not Limited
Advanced Instruction Forum
Cultural Competency & Specialized Training
Not Limited
Special Population Techniques
Pathology of the Human Body
Not Limited
Advanced Instruction Forum
Self-Study: Books, DVD's, Research Materials, Related Publications, & Publishing an Article
Type-Written 2 page summary
Research Community
Publishing an Article
Credits determined by Board
Research Community
Somatic Education
Not Limited
Advanced Instruction Forum
Teacher Training  
Not Limited
Instructor Headquarters
Lecture or Teaching a CE Class
Limit of 1 per renewal
Active Service on ID Massage Related Board, Task Force, or Committee, or Attending Meetings
1 hour of CE for each Meeting/Day
Keep Record of Hours & Duties
*CE Subject Matter Must be Massage Therapy & Board Approved
6 Excess Hours taken will carry over to the next renewal period only
No CE requirements for First Renewal
Keep Records of CE Hours
5 Years- Audit Selected at Random Annually

Idaho State Board of Massage Therapy

Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses

700 West State Street, PO BOX 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0063

Phone: 208.334.3233

Fax: 208.334.3945


* Board Approved Providers

  • Nationally accredited or Secretary of Education approved University or College
  • Local (City or County), State ( ID Massage Board) or Governmental (FSMTB) accrediting agencies
  • National (NCBTMB) and State Massage Therapy Associations
  • Provider Course Approved by ID Massage Board