A Genetic Counselor is a person who has (1) met the requirements established by the national genetic counseling board to take the national certification examination in general genetics or genetic counseling and (2) been granted active candidate status by the national genetic counseling board.
The Genetic Counselor is licensed to practice within the scope of genetic counseling under the Uniform Credentialing Act and as described within 38-3415.
Application for Genetic Counselor license
Fee waiver information (Dec 2019)
Genetic Counselor licenses expire on October 1 of each even-numbered year. To renew, on or before that date you must:
Nebraska DHHS - Division of Public Health Licensure Unit PO Box 94986 Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
You must earn ONE of the following in order to meet the continuing competency requirement:
DHHS Licensure Unit
Attn: Genetic Counselor
PO Box 94986
Lincoln NE 68509
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South
14th & M Streets, 3rd Floor
Lincoln NE 68508
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed federal holidays.