Recertification Forms

Many of your questions on renewing your certification can be answered through our Certification Maintenance Manual. Please choose your specific LSO jurisdiction to view the manual.

CLSO Certification Maintenance Manual

CMLSO Certification Maintenance Manual


Below is a listing of forms that are needed when renewing your certification. 

Certification Maintenance Worksheet

CM Point Request Form

Conference Verification Form

Journal Article Verification Worksheet


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

Application for CLSO Exam in Lieu of Points

Application for CMLSO Exam in Lieu of Points


It is recommended that forms containing payment information be faxed or sent by certified mail to the BLS. Forms without payment information may be emailed to 

Due to health concerns, the spring CLSO/CMLSO exam is being cancelled and the 2020 DOE workshop has been postponed. The fall exam will be held be held prior to the 2020 DOE workshop on August 17th, 2020. Our office team is working remotely and ready to assist you during our regular business hours!

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