License Options

Certified Histological Technician


New York State law allows two options for the practice of Clinical Laboratory Technology as a Certified Histological Technician.

Full License

Limited License

The Department may grant a limited license and registration to a person who meets specific conditions for the purpose of performing examinations and procedures within the definition of clinical laboratory technology. The limited license may be issued to a person who is employed in a clinical laboratory under the direction of a clinical director so that the person may complete the education requirements and pass the examination required for licensure as a clinical laboratory technologist or certified histological technician in New York State. Limited licenses will not be valid beyond September 1, 2018 and cannot be renewed.


Applicant Checklist ( PDF 28 KB)
You may print and keep this checklist as a reminder of what forms you need to file. This is for your reference and should not be submitted with your application forms. You should also keep a copy of all application forms submitted.

Last Updated: November 30, 2017