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Information About Application for Cytotechnologist License

Complete the application online at https://secure.cpshr.us/cltreg/ and pay the non-refundable application fee.

  • Please mail your request authorizing the release of your ASCP verification to California (provide email addresses of  judy.schlosser@cdph.ca.gov and lfspersonnel@cdph.ca.govwith a check for $15.00 to ASCP/Board of Registry, 3335 Eagle Way, Chicago, IL 60678-1033. Verifications are processed and e-mailed from our office within 7-10 business days.
  • Provide a copy of your diploma from a Cytology Training Program Accredited or approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) or it’s equivalent should be sent with the next item.
  • Print, sign, and mail the attestation page, ASCP verification and Cytology Training diploma upon completion of online application to:

California Department of Public Health
Laboratory Field Services (LFS)
Attn: Cytology Licensing Section
850 Marina Bay Parkway, Bldg. P
Richmond, CA. 94804 

Applications will not be processed without signed attestation.  All applications will be evaluated upon receipt of the application and supporting documents.

Official transcripts must be sent directly from college/university to LFS (above address). Transcripts must show that at least a Bachelor’s degree posted.

All applicants who have attended a non-United States educational institution MUST have a copy of their official transcript sent to AACRAO (approved evaluation agency) www.aacrao.org  for evaluation and request a copy to be sent to LFS.

Last modified on: 1/28/2014 4:46 PM