Massage Therapy & Bodywork License

The City licenses all businesses and therapists wanting to provide massage therapy or bodywork services or operate a massage therapy or bodywork establishment in Oakdale. 

Application Requirements: New Licenses

The license term for massage premises and massage practitioner licenses runs from October 1 through September 30.

  • License Application (PDF) - All business partners must complete an application.
  • Supplemental Form (PDF) - Must be completed by applicant’s spouse, officer, person in charge of premises, or any person(s) controlling or owning an interest in excess of five (5) percent).
  • Payment payable to the City of Oakdale - Cash, check, Visa, Discover, and Master Card accepted. To make credit card payment, please call 651-730-2739:
         
    Massage Premises License Fee
    $157.50
    Massage Premises Investigation Fee
    $375.00
    Public Hearing Notice Fee (per notice posting)
    $30.00
    Massage Practitioner License Fee (per person)$36.75
    Massage Practitioner Investigation Fee (per person)$55.00

Application Requirements: License Renewal

Current license holders wishing to renew their license must re-apply by August 1, annually. License renewal may take up to four weeks to complete.

  • License Renewal Application (PDF) 
  • Supplemental Form (PDF) - Must be completed if there has been a change in manager from the most recent license approval.
  • Payment payable to the City of Oakdale - Cash, check, Visa, Discover, and Master Card accepted. To make credit card payment, please call 651-730-2739: 

    Massage Premises  License Fee$157.50
    Massage Practitioner License Fee$36.75

Licensing Process

Once a completed application packet has been received by City staff, applicants will undergo a background investigation conducted by the Oakdale Police Department, and the City Council will hold a public hearing to consider the license(s). Please note that the licensing process may take 6-8 weeks for new applicants.

City Code

Chapter 9 Massage Therapy & Bodywork (PDF)