Clinical Laboratory Personnel FAQs
Minutes and audio from board meeting can be located on the Past Meetings page.
When your application and all supporting documents have been received by the board office, you may request a temporary license. Not all applicants are eligible to receive a temporary license. If you have taken a national exam you will be deemed ineligible to receive a temporary license.
Yes. If you do not renew your current license it will expire. A license upgrade is not considered a renewal.
By August 31st even years.
The categories are: Microbiology, Serology/Immunology, Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, Immunohematology, Histology, Cytology, Cytogenetics, Blood Banking/Immunohematology, Histocompatibility, Molecular Genetics, Andrology and Embryology.
Documents previously submitted may not be available or are not legible.
Typically a temporary license will be issued for 6-8 weeks. Failure to appear for a national examination or failure of the examination voids the temporary license.
Your application will be processed within 30 days of receipt. You will be notified by mail or email of any deficiencies to your application
Do I need a license to practice in Florida, if I’m certified or registered by a national certifying board or registry?
Yes, you are required to have a state issued license to work in Florida.
You must submit a new application, fee and supporting documents.
You will need to contact NAACLS to determine approved programs. INFO@naacls.org