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. To apply for a license, please submit:

New Licenses

  • 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 Fee
    $157.50
    Massage Premises Investigation Fee
    $375.00
    Public Hearing Notice Fee (per notice posting)
    $30.00
    Massage Practitioner Fee (per person)$36.75
    Massage Practitioner Investigation Fee (per person)$55.00

License Renewals

  • License Renewal Application (PDF) 
  • Supplemental Form (PDF) - Must be completed if there has been a change in manager from the prior year.
  • 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  Fee$157.50
    Massage Practitioner Fee$36.75

Licensing Process

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

Licensing Term and Renewal

The license term for a massage premises and a massage practitioner license runs from October 1 through September 30, each year. 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.

City Code

Chapter 9 Massage Therapy & Bodywork (PDF)