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Licensing Requirements

Before applying for licensure, please familiarize yourself with the general licensing policies.
In order to be eligible for a genetic counselor license, an applicant must have earned certification as a genetic counselor from the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) or the American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG).  Please select this link for eligibility requirements for applicants that are not ABGC or ABMGG certified.
Application Instructions:
Applications are only accepted online.  Please select the following link to submit an online application.  The application fee is $315.
Applicants must arrange for the following to be submitted directly to this office from the source:
Written verification of ABGC or ABMGG certification;
If applicable, verification of all out of state genetic counselor licenses held, current or expired.
All supporting documents should be mailed to:
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Genetic Counselor Certification
410 Capitol Ave. MS# 12 APP
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Fax:  (860) 509-8457