Massage Therapist Training Requirements in Colorado

To apply for your license in Colorado you need to have completed a minimum of 500 hours at an approved school.  Also you must pass a suitable exam.

While you can download all the application forms and information you need from the Colorado State office of massage therapy website, you cannot apply online or fax your application.

Suitable Exams

The state of Colorado accepts any of the NCBTMB exams or the MBLEx as sufficient proof of your massage therapy knowledge.  You must pass one of these to apply to get a license

License Renewal

Colorado is one of the few states that do not require you to take continuing education courses or maintain your national certification in order to renew your license (expires every 2 years on odd numbered years).

Applicable Costs:

  • NCETM/ NCETMB: $225.00
  • MBLex: $195.00
  • Application: $80.00
  • Renewal: $59.00