Renew Your Certification

Thanks for choosing to renew your certification!  Many of your questions about renewal can be answered on this website. Please review our FAQs and your certification maintenance manual. 
If you have additional questions, please contact our office. 


Renewal by CM Points

Click the links below to download each form: 

Certification Maintenance Worksheet (PDF)
CM Point Request Form (PDF)
Conference Verification Form (PDF)
Journal Article Verification Worksheet (PDF)


🆕 Apply for an Extension Year

If you would like to apply for an Extension Year, please complete the below application. Please be aware that you can not apply for an extension year twice within the same cycle nor can you apply two cycles in a row. For more information on the Extension Year see our How to Renew section our FAQs and your certification maintenance manual. 

CLSO Extension Year Application (PDF)
CMLSO Extension Year Application (PDF)


Renewal by Exam

If you are taking the exam in lieu of points, please complete the below application.

Application for CLSO Exam in Lieu of Points (PDF)
Application for CMLSO Exam in Lieu of Points (PDF)

* Please note: this application is for renewal only during the third year of an active cycle. If your certification cycle has already closed, you must complete the full application process as a new candidate, click here for application materials


Submitting Renewal Documents
Please download our most up-to-date forms from this website. Note that we now utilize electronic invoicing and do not collect payment information on these forms. CM Worksheets and supporting documentation may be emailed directly to bls@lasersafety.orgmailed to our office, or faxed. To avoid late fees, mailed documents must be postmarked no later than December 31 of the year the certification cycle will expire.