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Examination Information

The Board adopts the NCETM and NCETMB, including the NESL option, and MBLEx as  approved examinations for initial licensure.
Individuals planning to take the MBLEx offered by the FSMTB shall contact the FSMTB directly at or 1-866-962-3926 to apply for the examination.
As of November 1, 2014, The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) will no longer offer an examination.   Individuals who previously took the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage (NCETM) or National Certification Examination  for Therapeutic Massage and Bodyworks (NCETMB) examination including the NESL option, offered by the NCBTMB,  shall contact the NCBTMB directly at or 1-800-296-0664 to request their results be released to the Pennsylvania Board.