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Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program

How can the New York State Department of Health Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program help you today?

Laboratory Standards


CLEP Program Guide (November 2019)


Apply for a Permit


Permit Modifications


Health Commerce System (HCS)   


Limited Service Laboratories


Certificate of Qualification (CQ) Applications     


Cytotech Registrations


Lab Developed Test (LDT) Approval         


On-Site Survey Process / Facility Personnel Form (FPF)


If you need assistance with something else, we encourage you to use the purple menu to the right, or contact the program with a concern.

Program Updates

Standard Comment Period Open Through April 3, 2020

Standard Comment Period Extended to May 15, 2020

Proposed revisions to the New York State Clinical Laboratory Standards of Practice, General Systems and Specialty Requirements by Category, are available for review and comment through May 15, 2020.

Please send comments...

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Reapplication period April 1, 2019

Permit Reapplication Period Begins April 1, 2019

The permit reapplication period for the permit year 2019-2020 will begin on April 1, 2019.  The permit year runs from July 1st to June 30th.

All laboratories holding or applying for a clinical laboratory permit are required to complete and submit a reapplication by April 19, 2019.


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Laboratory Developed Tests Search Tool

New Tool to Search Laboratory Developed Tests

What can this tool do for me?

It can tell you which labs perform a certain test, the name of the labs and where they are located.

You can find tests performed within a given category for each approved lab and which sample type those tests can be performed on.


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