License Options

New York State law allows three options for the practice of Clinical Laboratory Technology as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist.

Full License

Restricted License

Practice as a clinical laboratory technologist within the areas of Cytogenetics; Flow Cytometry/Cellular Immunology; Histocompatibility; Molecular Diagnosis to the extent such Molecular Diagnosis is included in Genetic Testing-Molecular and Molecular Oncology; Molecular Diagnosis including but not limited to Genetic Testing-Molecular and Molecular Oncology for employment in cancer centers and designated training hospitals; and Stem Cell Process in New York State requires a license as a clinical laboratory technologist or a restricted license as a clinical laboratory technologist, unless otherwise exempt under the law.

Limited License

Limited licenses expire on August 31, 2018 and cannot be renewed. This option is no longer available.


Applicant Checklist ( PDF 144 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: August 3, 2018