Click on the appropriate tab below to see the Initial Licensing Requirements, Process, Fees, Statutes and Administrative Rules for a Massage Establishment Change of Corporate Officer/Interested Party/Designated Establishment Manager.
- A Designated Establishment Manager (DEM), who is a massage therapist with an active license without restrictions, who is responsible for the operation of the establishment in compliance with Chapters 456 and 480, Florida Statutes and Rule 64B7, Florida Administrative Code, if you are changing your DEM.
Massage therapists who are also establishment owners may serve as the DEM of their establishment.
- Background screening of any new establishment owner, completed through an approved Livescan provider.
Massage therapists who are owners have already met this requirement in most cases; you may be required to complete a new background screening if the screening required to become licensed as a massage therapist was not retained.
Your massage establishment owners will be verified using your most recent filing with the Division of Corporations.
- Submit your application and supporting documentation.
Your application may be submitted online or by mail. No fees are required for this application.
- Submit any additional documentation, if requested.
If additional documentation is required, you will receive correspondence which includes a list of all items which are needed to complete your application. If you provided an email address, this correspondence will be sent to the email address on your application.
No fees are required for this application.