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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


Program Guide


Permit Applications 


Permit Modifications


Health Commerce System (HCS)   


Limited Service Laboratories


Certificate of Qualification (CQ) Applications     


Cytotech Registrations


Test Approval Process        


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


New NYSDOH Policy for Risk-based Evaluation of Laboratory Developed Tests Begins November 14, 2016

This three-tiered, risk-based model for the review and approval of laboratory developed tests (LDT) applies to all laboratories holding a NYS clinical laboratory permit in the appropriate category of testing and applies to all assays that require submission as directed on the...

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Revisions to Clinical Laboratory Standards Adopted August 5, 2016

Revisions to the following Clinical Laboratory Standards have been adopted and are effective August 5, 2016:

  • Blood pH and Gases
  • Cytogenetics
  • Blood Lead
  • Clinical Toxicology 
  • Forensic Toxicology

Please see the...

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