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California Genetic Counselor License Program


Welcome to the California Genetic Counselor Licensure Program website. This is the main page to navigate to the various applications.


  • The Initial License Application is a pdf fillable application which can be emailed. However, the original application must be mailed in with other required documents.

  • The Temporary License Application if for Genetic Counselors who are not yet ABGC certified.

  • The Temporary to Full License Application is for Genetic Counselors with a Temporary License but are applying for a Full License after passing the ABGC certification exam.

  • The Renewal Application is for Genetic Counselors with a Full License that need to renew their license every three years documenting CEUs.

  • The instructions for Genetic Counselors applying from out-of-state have different documentation requirements.

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