Massage Therapist Licenses


All persons who wish to work as massage therapist must be permitted either by the City of Healdsburg or the State of California pursuant to Healdsburg City Ordinance 888. For those not issued a state permit you will be required to apply for a massage therapist permit, you must submit the application packet to the Police Department.

Application Packets


  • New License: $411
  • Renewal: $345
The license is valid for 3 years from the date of issuance.

State of California Licensing

Beginning in August 2009, the State of California began issuing Massage Therapy permits that can be used to practice massage therapy anywhere in the State, as provided by local ordinances. For more information on obtaining a license through the State of California, please visit the website.