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CLIA Certificate of Compliance or Accreditation

Application Information and Resources: CLIA

The Certificate of Compliance and Certificate of Accreditation authorizes a high complexity laboratory to perform all levels of testing. A moderate complexity lab may perform all levels of testing up to and including moderate level tests. In addition, the Certificate of Compliance or Certificate of Accreditation authorizes a laboratory to perform only specific specialties and subspecialties for which the laboratory has been certified to perform. Complexity levels may be obtained from the manufacturer of laboratory reagents/kits or equipment.

Please don’t send hard copy following a fax or email of a lab form! Double forms can cause duplication and extra work. You can verify receipt of your forms by calling 503-693-4125 or by e-mailing

To Apply for a Certificate of Compliance or Certificate of Accreditation

CLIA Fees and Application


CMS and Implementation of IQCP

CME Courses for Laboratory Directors of Moderate Complexity Laboratories

Foreign academic credential evaluation may be performed by any nationally recognized organization (493.2(d). Such organizations may include:

Proficiency Testing (PT) information

Oregon Laboratory Reporting Requirements

CLIA Surveys

Rules and Regulations

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