Practice as a clinical laboratory technologist or as a certified clinical laboratory technician and the use of the titles "clinical laboratory technologist" or "certified clinical laboratory technician" in New York State require licensure, unless otherwise exempt under the law.
To be licensed as a clinical laboratory technologist or as a certified clinical laboratory technician in New York State you must meet all requirements, including:
- be of good moral character;
- be at least 18 years of age;
- meet education requirements; and
- meet examination requirements.
You must file an application for licensure and the other forms indicated, along with the appropriate fee, to the Office of the Professions at the address specified on each form. It is your responsibility to follow up with anyone you have asked to send us material.
You should also read the general licensing information applicable for all professions.