Please be advised that under Governor Carney’s Declaration of a State of Emergency, the Division of Professional Regulation is authorized to hold all public meetings by means of telephone conference call. Therefore, until such time that the State of Emergency is lifted, all public meetings will be conducted solely by teleconference. Members of the public are permitted to participate in meetings via telephone, and all public agendas will include the participation telephone number. More Info
New Rules and Regulations, effective April 11, 2018, require certain Delaware massage and bodywork businesses to obtain a Massage Establishment license. Section 12.0 in the new rules explains which businesses must apply for a license. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2018. The application instructions and form are now available on the Board’s Forms page.
The primary objective of the Delaware Board of Massage and Bodywork is to protect the public from unsafe practices and practices which tend to reduce competition or fix prices for services. The Board must also maintain standards of professional competence and service delivery. To meet these objectives, the Board:
The Board issues licenses to massage therapists, certifications to massage technicians and Massage Establishment licenses. It also issues temporary certifications to massage technicians.
The Board’s statutory authority is in 24 Del. C., Chapter 53.
The Board meets on the third Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m., with the exception of July and December. All meetings are open to the general public and are held in the Cannon Building, 861 Silver Lake Boulevard, in Dover.
To ensure that business (such as a license application) is on the agenda for the Board to consider at its next meeting, submit all documentation to the Board office no later than 4:30 PM ten full working days before the meeting date.
Phone – Fax – Email
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904