California Occupational License

License Title:
    Clinical Laboratory Genetic Molecular Biologist
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Licensing Agency:
     California Department of Public Health
     Laboratory Field Services
     Personnel Licensing section

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: 850 Marina Bay Parkway
Building P, 1st Floor
Richmond,  CA  94804 - 6403

     Phone Number: (510) 620-3800
     Fax Number: (510) 620-3688

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
Clinical Laboratory Genetic Molecular Biologist

Application Fee: $383.00

Renewal Fee: $383.00 + $16 CE fee

Renewal: 24 units/hours of Continuing Education (CE) every 2 years

Oral Examination Frequency: As needed

Oral Exam Locations: Richmond

Written Administered by: American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)

Experience Requirement: Physician and Surgeon or Ph.D., two years clinical genetic molecular biology training, two years experience directing or supervising high complexity genetic testing and acceptable performance on written exam administered by ABMG.

Average Time to Process Application: 150 days

Special License Requirements: N/A

Comments: Director limited to Molecular Genetic Biology laboratories as defined by law.

Authority: Business and Professions Code, Division 2, Chapter 3, Section 1200-1322. California Code of Regulations, Title 17, Section 1030.6.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Biological Scientists, All Other 191029