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South Carolina Massage/Bodywork Panel

License Instructions

The following requirements are for applicants who passed the National Massage/Bodywork Therapist Examination or the Federation of States Examination

A. Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.

B. Have a High School diploma or Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED)

C. Completed a 500-hour course at an approved massage/bodywork school.

D. Passed the National Certification Examination or Federation of States Examination for Massage/Bodyworks. (Any examination other than the NCE or the Federation of States Examination must have prior Board approval.)

The following forms need to be completed and sent back to this office:

1. Application for license for massage/bodywork therapist.

a. Complete items 1 through 19. Sign and date the application.

b. Have the application notarized and mailed back to this office.

2. Certified true copy of your massage/bodywork therapist school certificate or transcript.

3. Certified true copy of your National Examination Certificate or Federation of States Examination.

4. Check or money order in the amount of $150 to:

South Carolina Department of LLR
Massage Therapy
P.O. Box 11329
Columbia, S.C. 29211-1329

All applications will be returned if not properly completed or fees not enclosed.

Synergy Business Park; Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(803) 896-4300 | Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.,m.

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