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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 (July 2020)


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

Revised Standards are now available

Revised Standards are now available

Revisions to the New York State Clinical Laboratory Standards of Practice are now available, including:

Current Standards

  • General Systems Standards Effective May 5th, 2021
  • Specialty Requirements by...
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Effective Standards Now Available

Effective Standards Now Available

Clinical Laboratory Standards of Practice, General Systems and Specialty Requirements by Category, are effective August 1st, 2020. Effective versions of the Standards are now available on the website.