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PDFWAC 246-830-020


(1) An applicant for a massage therapist license must be eighteen years of age or older and must submit to the department:
(a) A completed application on forms provided by the department;
(b) Proof of successful completion of the required education and training of a massage school, massage program, or apprenticeship program on an official transcript or school completion form sent directly from the applicant's massage school, massage program or apprenticeship program;
(c) Proof of successful completion of a board approved examination under WAC 246-830-201;
(d) Proof of successful completion of the Washington state massage jurisprudence examination;
(e) Proof of certification in American Red Cross first aid and American Heart Association CPR or the equivalent. CPR training must be in person;
(f) The required nonrefundable application fee in WAC 246-830-990; and
(g) A state criminal background check, and, if required by the department, fingerprint cards for a national or state fingerprint based background check pursuant to RCW 18.130.064(2) and chapter 246-12 WAC.
(2) The secretary may request additional supporting documentation as necessary.
(3) The secretary will not grant a license under this chapter to any person who has been convicted of violating RCW 9A.88.030, 9A.88.070, 9A.88.080, or 9A.88.090 or equivalent local ordinances within the eight years immediately preceding the date of application, except as provided in RCW 9.97.020.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.108.085 (1)(a), 18.108.025 (1)(a), chapter 18.108 RCW and 2020 c 76. WSR 21-02-012, § 246-830-020, filed 12/24/20, effective 9/1/21. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.108.025 (1)(a), 18.108.085 (1)(a), 43.70.041 and chapter 18.108 RCW. WSR 17-14-062, § 246-830-020, filed 6/29/17, effective 7/30/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.108.085. WSR 92-02-018 (Order 224), § 246-830-020, filed 12/23/91, effective 1/23/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.108.025. WSR 91-01-077 (Order 102B), recodified as § 246-830-020, filed 12/17/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 88-11-011 (Order PM 725), § 308-51-010, filed 5/10/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.108.020 and 18.108.070. WSR 85-01-043 (Order PL 501), § 308-51-010, filed 12/13/84. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.108.020. WSR 81-11-005 (Order PL 379), § 308-51-010, filed 5/11/81; Order PL 255, § 308-51-010, filed 8/20/76; Order PL 231, § 308-51-010, filed 10/30/75.]
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