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Permit to Perform Blood Alcohol Analysis

Individuals performing chemical analyses for blood alcohol content may apply for a permit.

Permit requirements include:

  • A high school degree plus one year of laboratory experience
    • OR two years of college study and six months of laboratory experience
  • Proficiency in the chemical analyses of the alcoholic content of blood and any other sample type as required
  • Correct results for 75 percent of the samples for each set of proficiency tests


  1. Complete a Personnel Questionnaire 
  2. The director of the laboratory must sign the form, indicating the applicant meets all requirements.
  3. Send the completed form to the address indicated below.


Annually, a letter is sent to each laboratory verifying participants prior to the upcoming proficiency testing event. No renewal form is required.

Submit completed application forms to:

NYS DOH Vehicle and Traffic Blood Alcohol Analyst Certification Program
Clinical Chemistry and Hematology Laboratory, Wadsworth Center
P.O. Box 509, Empire State Plaza 
Albany, NY 12201-0509 
United States