Membership Types Supported

  • Massage Therapist - Requires 2200 hours from an accredited/approved educational institution.
  • Wholistic Practitioner - All other supported modalities and those applicants with less than 2200 hours of Massage Therapy training.
  • Student - Students must provide proof of registration in an approved programme.
  • Associate - Associate Membership is designed for those individuals who are:
    • An Active/Inactive member of another association similar in nature to MTWPAM;
    • Not currently active within an association and may hold membership in similar organizations;
    • An individual employed as an instructor, technician, teacher's assistant, clinic/outreach supervisor or administrator in a therapy program recognized by the association; and,
    • An individual in the healthcare community with a desire to receive information on the practice of wholistic and/or massage therapy.

MTWPAM Membership CheckList

  1. Complete the Online Application below. 
    1. You will be able to view and agree to the terms, by-laws and code of ethics in the application process.
  2. Please upload relevant supporting documentation to our secure servers (note the "File Upload" area):
    1. Institution Transcripts, Graduation Diploma, Proof of Registration.
    2. First Aid Certification
    3. Liability Insurance as applicable. Please view our Insurance page for details.
    4. Two Professional Reference Letters (at least). 
    5. For new applicants, a copy of your most recent background check is required and you must complete a declaration during the application process.
    6. Associates do not need to submit all paperwork above but must indicate their association or industry affiliations.


Please select your membership type from the Choices provided and then choose 'Next' at the bottom right of this page.
Please note that there are NO APPLICATION FEES!
** Other fees may vary from time to time. Please look below to see the current fee structure in Canadian Funds. **


Payments may be pro-rated based on your date of joining the association. MTWPAM currently accepts eTransfers to for payment. Additional Fees on Late Renewal: $ 50.00


  • Current members can select the renewal option from their profile page. Please check there and reach out if you should have any questions or technical issues. For more details, please visit the renewal page.
  • Please update your profile information and upload any relevant CEU, First Aid and Insurance Documents to the appropriate "Membership Documentation" sections.

TRANSFERS and Moving from other associations

  • Therapists looking to move to this association should note the similarities in required documents which can be uploaded to your profile.
  • Liability Insurance is required and not provided by MTWPAM. Please see our insurance FAQ for assistance. In most cases your existing insurance provider can help you.
  • MTWPAM will work to make the transition as easy as possible and your relationship with health insurance benefit providers will be preserved. 

More Information

Our Frequently Asked Questions section may have the answers you are looking for. Please do take a look before you proceed to the next step :)

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