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CLIA Certificate of Compliance or Accreditation

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.

To apply for a Certificate of Compliance or Certificate of Accreditation 

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 with a phone call or e-mail, see Contact Us (right side of page).

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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