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CLIA - Clinical Labs



How to Obtain a CLIA Certificate
How to Obtain a CLIA Certificate of Waiver

To be initially certified as a CLIA lab in Nebraska, you must complete the following forms:

These documents need to be submitted with original signatures to:

DHHS Public Health – Licensure Unit/CLIA
Po Box 94986, 301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986


The State of Nebraska does not collect CLIA user fees, you will receive a CLIA Fee Coupon which will provide you with the address/directions to pay your fees online or via mail.
Online payment can be made by credit card using the following link: On the top under Search type in CLIA and click "search."  It will bring up CLIA Laboratory User Fees. Click "Continue to the form" twice and then enter the laboratory name, CLIA number, address and payment amount. Continue by following the prompts.
RENEWALS: Renewal billing statements are automatically mailed out from the federal CLIA system beginning 6 months prior to the current certification expiration date for CLIA certificates of waiver, PPM and certificates of accreditation labs.  For certificate of compliance labs, the renewals are mailed 12 months prior to the current certificate expiration date.
For additional questions, please contact:
(402) 471-4363



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