(1) All applications for examinations, licensure,
inactive status, renewal, or temporary permit shall be made on forms provided
by the Board. Only applications that are completed and on Board approved forms,
without alterations, will be accepted for filing and review by the Board.
(2) All applications made to the Board shall be
accompanied by the required fee.
(3) Applicants for examination shall submit the
following with their application:
(a) A copy of a valid government issued photo
identification. This identification could be a valid driver’s license, a
current U.S. passport, immigration/naturalization papers, or a valid state
(b) An official certificate or transcript from the
administering institutions, instructors, or programs showing successful
completion of study and practice in the required subject matter and hours
required by the Board.
(A) Official copies of transcripts or certificates
presented to the Board in an envelope sealed by the program or institution and
verified as sealed may be accepted directly from the applicant.
(B) If a program or institution granting credit is no
longer in business, the Board will accept for review a copy of a certificate of
completion, transcript or diploma in the required subject matter and hours. The
Board may require additional information to verify the authenticity of such
(c) Proof of current certification in cardiopulmonary
(d) A current photograph of the applicant;
(4) Transcripts must include a minimum of 500 hours of
certified classes. The 500 hours must include the knowledge and skills
identified in OAR 334-010-0047 “competencies” and shall be comprised of:
(a) A minimum of 200 hours of Anatomy & Physiology,
Pathology, and Kinesiology; and
(b) A minimum of 300 hours of Massage Theory and
Practical Application, Clinical Practice, Business Development, Communication
and Ethics, Sanitation, and Hydrotherapy.
(c) Hours can be calculated in clock hours or credit
hours from an institution that substantially comply with the definition of
credit hours in 34CFR600.2.
(5) If for any reason an applicant does not appear to
be qualified for admission to take the examination, the applicant shall be so
notified and invited to submit additional evidence that he/she is entitled to
have his/her case considered or to be admitted to examination.
(6) All application documents for examination and
licensure submitted in a language other than English shall be accompanied by:
(a) An accurate translation of those documents into
(b) A notarized affidavit certifying that the
translator is competent in both the language of the document and the English
(c) A notarized affidavit certifying that the
translation is a true and complete translation of the foreign language
(d) Any costs of translation of all documents required
by the Board shall be at the expense of the applicant.
Hist.: HB 88, f. 3-16-56;
Renumbered from 333-035-0002; MTB 1-1979, f. & ef. 5-22-79; MTB 2-1985, f.
& ef. 1-23-85; MB 3-1985(Temp), f. & ef. 9-20-85; MTB 1-1986, f. &
ef. 1-29-86; MTB 1-1990, f. & cert. ef. 4-20-90; MTB 1-1992, f. & cert.
ef. 7-28-92, Section (7)(d) Renumbered from 334-010-0036; BMT 2-1998, f. &
cert. ef. 7-22-98; BMT 2-2002, f. & cert. ef. 5-8-02; BMT 1-2003, f. &
cert. ef. 1-24-03; BMT 1-2004, f. & cert. ef. 2-23-04; BMT 1-2009, f. 2-13-09,
cert. ef. 3-1-09; BMT 3-2009, f. & cert. ef. 7-2-09; BMT 3-2011(Temp), f.
& cert. ef. 8-10-11 thru 2-6-12
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