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By joining the Registered Massage Therapists Association of BC, you are making a commitment to your profession, your colleagues and the patients you care for and treat. The RMTBC offers a wide variety of benefits and services to members. Practice resources, research funding, malpractice insurance, access to our Member and Family Assistance Program are but a few of the benefits you have once you join the RMTBC.
As an advocate for the profession, the RMTBC is actively engaged with government, insurers and the public in promoting the profession.
As a supporter of evidence informed practice, the RMTBC strives to provide the latest in relevant research and studies related to the efficacy and effectiveness of massage therapy.
RMTBC offers a number of membership types:. These include:
Active Full Time – $530.00 plus $26.50 GST
For those RMTs working more than 30 hours per month.
Active Part Time – $320.00 plus $16.00 GST
For those RMTs working less than 30 hours per month.
Student – $50.00 plus $2.50 GST
For students enrolled in a recognized program in BC. Non-voting.
(This category is no longer valid once the student becomes a registrant of the CMTBC. There are no refunds. The student membership fee will be credited towards upgrading their membership to a full or part time active membership in the same membership year).
Associate – $250.00 plus $12.50 GST
For RMTs that are non-practicing registrants of the CMTBC or suppliers or other associations. Non-voting
Senior – $250.00 plus $12.50 GST
For those RMTs aged 60 years and older.
Membership purchased January 1st or later will be prorated based on the date of purchase.
Practicing Members may also purchase optional Malpractice/Commercial and General Liability Insurance.
Student members may purchase optional Malpractice Insurance. Please be aware that Student Insurance only covers relaxation massage and ends once a student graduates and becomes registered with the College of Massage Therapy of BC.