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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 (January 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

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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CLEP Program Update

CLEP Announces New PT Survey Search Tool

A new search tool is available to help laboratories find providers and products that meet NYS proficiency testing (PT) requirements for analytes described in 42 CFR Subparts H and/or I.

Laboratories are required to notify CLEP of their PT...

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