The Massage Therapy Board is responsible for issuing licenses to
qualified professionals within the state of West Virginia. In
order to practice within the state, you must successfully attain
and maintain licensure with the Board. You will find all
information needed in this section of our website to apply for
your license or license renewal.
If you are not currently licensed to operate in the state of West
Virginia, you must apply for the Two Year License. Licenses can be
issued at any time, and expire two years after issuance at the end
of the month.
If you are currently licensed as a Massage Therapist in the state
of West Virginia, you need to apply for a renewal in order to keep
your license current. All licenses expire two years after
issuance, so you will need to apply for a renewal before before
you current license expires. Your renewal will then be valid for
two years after it is issued and expires at the end of the month.
Code of Ethics
All licensed therapists are required to post the complete code of
ethics at their place of business. This code is included in the
license application packet or can be downloaded directly from