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Clinical Laboratory Facilities

Laboratory Field Services (LFS) provides licensing and registration services for clinical laboratories as prescribed by law. 

Registration is for waived and PPMP only laboratory testing.

Licensure is for moderate or high complexity laboratory testing.

To obtain specific information on these processes, please refer to the following list  to contact the person who can help you with your questions or see the links below.

Specific Program Contacts

  • Initial Laboratory Facility Registrations -  LFSNewFacReg@cdph.ca.gov
  • Initial Laboratory Facility Licenses -  LFSNewFacLic@cdph.ca.gov  
  • Renewal of Laboratory Facility Registrations - LFSFacRegRenewals@cdph.ca.gov
  • Renewal of Laboratory Facility Licenses - LFSFacLicRenewals@cdph.ca.gov
  • Out of State Laboratory Facility licensing - LFSFacOutOfState@cdph.ca.gov
  • Public Health Laboratories - LFSPublicHealthLab@cdph.ca.gov
  • CLIA Certification and Laboratory Inspections - Donna McCallum Donna.McCallum@cdph.ca.gov
  • On-site (State) Laboratory Inspections - Elsa Eleco Elsa.Eleco@cdph.ca.gov
    Initial License and Registration Applications
    Renewal of License and Registration Applications
    Changes to License and Registration
    Out-of-State Applications
    Frequently Asked Questions
    Proficiency Testing
    Last modified on: 3/16/2017 5:14 PM