Massage Therapy

Licensing is required to practice therapeutic massage in the City of Blaine.

  • Massage Enterprises require:
    (please allow 30 days for license processing)
  • Massage Therapists require:
    (please allow 2 weeks for licensing)
  1. Step 1 - Prepare
  2. Step 2 - Create an Account
  3. Step 3 - Apply
  4. Step 4 - Review and Payment

Prepare

Requirements for License Application Submittal

The following documents need to be available for upload during the online application process.

Please Note: Documents need to be in a PDF format.

The City of Blaine requires additional information if applying for an Individual Massage Therapist License:

  • Proof of Accreditation
    (mailed directly to the Clerk’s Office from the school)
    • Accredited Institution Official Transcript (CERTIFIED) from an educational institution holding accredited status with the United States Department of Education or Minnesota Office of Higher Education showing a minimum of 500 hours of certified therapeutic massage training with content that includes the subjects of anatomy, physiology, hygiene, ethics, massage theory and research, and massage practice from an accredited program or accredited institution that has been approved by the Issuing Authority. These training hours must be authenticated by a single provider through a certified copy of the transcript of academic record from the school issuing the training, degree or diploma.

      OR
    • Accredited Program Proof from educational institution showing a professional massage program is or was accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA) at the time of attendance.

Additional information required if applying for a Massage Enterprise License:

  • Minnesota Worker's Compensation Insurance Coverage
  • Legal Description
    Description of the premises to be licensed together with a plan of the area showing dimensions, location of buildings, street access, and parking facilities; include floor number, street number, and all rooms where massage services will be conducted.