4731-1-12 Application and examination for certificate to practice massage therapy.

(A) No application shall be considered complete until the applicant has complied with the requirements of paragraph (A) of rule 4731-4-02 of the Administrative Code and the board has received the results of criminal records checks and any other forms required to be submitted pursuant to paragraph (A) of rule 4731-4-02 of the Administrative Code.

(B) All applicants seeking a certificate to practice massage therapy who meet the requirements of section 4731.19 of the Revised Code, shall file a written application under oath on a form prescribed by the board and provide such other facts and materials as the board requires.

(1) Applications shall be accompanied by an application fee except as otherwise provided herein.

(2) An applicant who submits an application for the December, 2011 massage therapy examination administered by the board who fails to graduate prior to the examination making the applicant ineligible to take the board adminstered examination, may file an application for a certificate to practice after passing the MBLEx without paying an application fee.

(C) Any person seeking a certificate to practice massage therapy shall have passed the MBLEx available through the federation of state massage therapy boards.

(1) Applicants for the examination will not be required to submit an application to the board or to demonstrate to the board that they meet the requirements to gain admission to the examination. Application will be made directly to the ferederation of state massage therapy boards.

(2) The passing performance for the examination as reported by the federation of state massage therapy boards shall constitute successful completion of the examination.

Effective: 01/24/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/24/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4731.05 , 4731.15 , 4731.16 , 4776.03
Rule Amplifies: 4731.16 , 4731.17 , 4731.19 , 4776.02 , 4776.03 , 4776.04