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Phlebotomy

General Information

​Phlebotomy Training Programs

Approved Phlebotomy Training Programs

​Certification Exams

LFS-Approved Certification Exams

​Experience Letter

​Letter of Phlebotomy for CA Certification(PDF)

Statutes & Regulations

CA Business & Professions Code

Section 1246​

Certification of Phlebotomy Technicians

Section 1034.Certification of Phlebotomy Technicians

Phlebotomy Training Program Requirements

Section 1035.1, Phlebotomy Training Program Requirements

 

Clinical Laboratory Scientists (Generalists, Specialists, Trainees)

General Information

CLS Training Programs

CLS Training Programs(PDF)

Approved Certification Examinations

LFS-Approved Certification Examinations(PDF)

​Guidelines for CLS/MLT Licensure

New Guidelines for CLS/MLT Licensure(PDF)

Statutes & Regulations

​CA Business & Professions Code

Clinical Laboratory Technology, Licensing

​CA Code of Regs, Generalist

Section 1032, Clinical Laboratory Scientist (Generalist)

​CA Code of Regs, Specialist

Section 1031, Clinical Laboratory Specialists

 

 Directors

 General Information

Approved Certification Examinations

LFS-Approved Certification Exams

Statutes & Regulations 

​CA Business & Professions Code

Sections 1202.5, 1207, 1209, and 1264

CA Business & Professions Code, Healing Arts

Clinical Laboratory Technology, Sections 1260 and 1264

​CA Code of Regs

Section 1031.4

​CA Code of Regs, Title 17

Sections 1030, 1030.5-1030.8

 

Medical Laboratory Technicians

 General Information

​Approved Certification Examinations

LFS-Approved Certification Exams

​Approved MLT Training Programs

Approved Medical Laboratory Technician Training Programs(PDF)

 Statutes & Regulations 

​CA Business & Professions Code

Section 1260.3

​CA Code of Regs

Section 1032.5 Licensure of Medical Laboratory Technicians

 

Cytotechnologists

 General Information

​Approved Certification Examinations

​LFS-Approved Certification Exams

Approved Cytotechnologist Training Programs

Approved Medical Laboratory Technician Training Programs(PDF)

 Statutes & Regulations 

​CA Code of Regs, Cytotechnologists

Section 1060, Cytotechnologist

 

All Licenses

​License Verification

Personnel Licensing Search

Renewals/Manage Licenses/Reprint Licenses

PERL Licensing Portal

 

 YouTube Tutorials

​How To Create an Account

How to Create an Account

​How to Log into your Account

How to Log into your Account

​How to Validate your Profile

How to Validate your Profile

​How to Associate your License/Certificate

How to Associate your License/Certificate

​How to Renew a License/Certificate

How to Renew a License/Certificate

​How to Apply for a License/Certificate

How to Apply for a License/Certificate

 

FAQS

 For a list of our most common questions and asnwers, please visit our Lab Personnel FAQs Page.

 If your question is not on the FAQs page, please use the "Contact Us" directory below to reach the appropriate program.

 

Contact Us

​For CLS/MLT/Trainees

LFSscientist@cdph.ca.gov

For Phlebotomy

LFSphlebotomy@cdph.ca.gov

​For Renewals

LFSrenewals@cdph.ca.gov

​For Phlebotomy Training Programs

LFSphlebotrainingschool@cdph.ca.gov

​For Key Demographic Changes

LFSKeydemochanges@cdph.ca.gov

​For Public Health Microbiologists

LFSphmicrobiologist@cdph.ca.gov

​Complaints

Laboratory Complaints Program

Mailing Address

California Department of Public Health

850 Marina Bay Parkway

Building P, 1st Floor

Richmond, CA 94804

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