California Occupational License

License Title:
    Clinical Toxicologist Scientist
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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 Toxicologist Scientist (also known as Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists)

Application Fee: $230.00

Renewal Fee: $230.00 + $16 CE fee

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

Requirements: Hold a baccalaureate or higher degree chemistry or equivalent major which shall include at least 25 semester or 38 quarter units in chemistry including analytical chemistry or quantitative analysis. Verification of one year clinical training or work experience in all areas of a CLIA clinical toxicology lab. All documents must be sent directly to LFS from the source.

Examination: Applicants must refer to the LFS website for the list of approved certifying organization examinations for each license category.

Average Time to Process Application: 150 days. Incomplete application packages may be abandoned 150 days after registration.

Refer to LFS website for more complete information.

Authority: Business and Professions Code, Division 2, Chapter 3, Section 1200-1322. California Code of Regulations, Title 17. California Code of Regulations, Title 19, Section 1031.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Biological Scientists, All Other 191029