*Legal Notice regarding FAQs: These FAQs are provided as a service to individuals and businesses interested in CAMTC certification. However, these FAQs are not intended as, nor a substitute for, legal advice. Individuals and businesses with questions regarding CAMTC's enabling statutes, California Business and Professions Code sections 460, 4600 et. seq., Government Code section 51034, and/or the rules pertaining to various local jurisdictions should consult their own experienced legal counsel.
California Massage Therapy Council’s mission is to protect the public by certifying massage professionals in California that meet the requirements in the law and approving massage programs that meet the minimum standards for training and curriculum.
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CAMTC takes complaints against massage professionals and schools very seriously. CAMTC's inquiry is limited to investigating conduct by CAMTC certificate holders and applicants that is substantially related to the qualifications, functions, or duties of a certificate holder. In order for us to determine whether the complaint may warrant investigation, you must:
If CAMTC decides to investigate a complaint against a CAMTC massage professional or applicant, you must be willing to:
CAMTC IS NOT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY NOR GOVERNMENT AGENCY. CAMTC DOES NOT REGULATE MASSAGE ESTABLISHMENTS, AS THAT IS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF CITIES AND COUNTIES. IT IS WITHIN THE SOLE DISCRETION OF CAMTC WHETHER OR NOT TO INVESTIGATE OR PURSUE ANY CASE AGAINST A MASSAGE PROFESSIONAL.
Please send complaints in writing to CAMTC by email:
*This email link is for filing formal complaints against certificate holders. It cannot be used for routine inquiries.
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Posted 4/7/11. Revised 10/31/16 and 11/01/2021.