Massage Therapists

ORS 687.041
Applications for licenses


Applications to the State Board of Massage Therapists for a massage therapist license shall be made on forms provided by the board and shall contain the information required to assure the board of the applicant’s eligibility for a license. The application fee provided for in ORS 687.071 (Fees) shall accompany the application.


An applicant shall state on the application whether the applicant has ever been arrested for or convicted of a crime exclusive of minor traffic offenses and if so, where and when.


The board may require that an applicant submit to fingerprinting and may use the fingerprints to request a criminal records check of the applicant under ORS 181A.195 (Criminal records check). It may also require the photograph of the applicant.


All law enforcement agencies in this state shall cooperate with the board in the administration of ORS 687.011 (Definitions) to 687.250 (Enforcement), 687.895 (Procedure for civil penalties) and 687.991 (Criminal penalties) and shall, when requested, investigate and report to the board their findings regarding the arrest or conviction of the applicant for crimes within or outside this state. [1955 c.492 §3; 1957 c.166 §1; 1977 c.507 §6; 1979 c.89 §3; 1989 c.841 §3; 1997 c.626 §5; 1999 c.537 §8; 2005 c.730 §36]


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Jun. 26, 2021