Verification of ABOR Certification

The AAB Board of Registry (ABOR) provides primary source verification for all ABOR certificants. Verification of ABOR certification may be completed online, with immediate feedback, by placing an order through the AAB website. Results will only include certifications that were active within the last three years.

If you wish to verify an ABB Supervisor, Consultant or Laboratory Director, click here for ABB certification verification.

Online results regarding an individual's certification include valid end date, certification type and technical disciplines.

Certification Type Technical Disciplines
(MT) Medical Technologist Chemistry, Hematology, Immunohematology, Immunology, Microbiology
(MLT) Medical Laboratory Technician
(ELS) Embryology Laboratory Scientist Embryology
(ALS) Andrology Laboratory Scientist Andrology
(MDxT) Molecular Diagnostics Technologist Molecular Diagnostics
(POLT) Physician Office Laboratory Technician New certifications no longer offered in this field.
(PBT) Phlebotomy Technician  New certifications no longer offered in this field.

Provisional status (example: Medical Technologist-Provisional [MT-P(AAB)]) indicates certificants who have passed the certification examination(s) but who have not yet provided documentation of the required minimum training/experience in the applicable discipline(s).

Refer to the instructions below to order a verification of certification.

Options for Verifying ABOR Certification
Online Verification
Fee: $16 non-refundable
Verification of certification can be ordered online by members, employers, third party screening agencies, and background search firms from the AAB website
Written Verification for State Licensing Board
Fee: $29 non-refundable
Certificants can complete and submit the online request form.
Written Verification for Third Party (e.g., Employer, Screening Agency, Background Search Firm)
Fee: $29 non-refundable
Complete and submit the online request form.
  1. Online Verification provides immediate on-screen results that are available at the time the order is placed. A printable option will also be provided.  Note: online renewal payments will be processed within three (3) business days. Please allow time after an individual has renewed before using the online verification.
    • An email with a link that is valid for 24 hours will also be forward to you.
  2. Written Verification (hardcopy, email, fax) for State Licensing Boards* (CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MT, ND, NV, RI, TN, and WV) will be processed within 5 business days. You will receive a copy (by U.S. Postal Service or email) of the verification letter forwarded to the designated state agency once your request has been processed.
    • Please follow-up directly with the State Licensing Board concerning the status of your application for state licensure.
    * Certificant must be in good standing and all fees must be current.

    NOTE: For ABOR 'Group' Examinations Administered in Florida and California only:
    • Examination results for California licensure will be forwarded to California Laboratory Field Services (LFS) after your examination scores are released, but only if you signed a consent form** at the examination site.
    • Examination results for Florida licensure will be forwarded to Florida's state licensure board after you receive your examination scores, but only if you signed a consent form** at the time of the examination. The consent form must also confirm that you have already applied for a license in Florida and that your Florida licensure application is in progress.
    **If the consent form was not signed at the time of the examination, you must submit the signed written request to the ABOR office before we will release your scores to the licensure agency.
  3. Written Verification to a Third Party (e.g., Employer, Screening Agency, Background Search Firm) will be processed within 5 business days. In addition, the certificate holder will also receive a copy of the verification letter forwarded by U.S. Postal Service or fax once the request has been processed.

How to Place an Online Order

Fees: $16 per individual online request

  1. Before placing your first online order, you will be prompted to login to your existing account or to create an account. Please do not create a duplicate account. (If you are not sure if you already have an active account please contact the ABOR office at 314-241-1445. If you cannot remember the email or password used to login, please click the forgot password link and follow the instructions.)

    You will be required to login each time you place an order for verification of ABOR credentials.
  2. Under "FIND ABOR CERTIFICATIONS" enter:
    • Membership ID number
    • Last name (exactly as shown on the ABOR certificate, including umlauts, hyphens, spaces, and accent marks)
  3. Your credit/debit card will be charged a separate fee for each request submitted, whether or not there is a match.

For each request, results will include an individual's certification, valid end date, certification type, and technical disciplines.

  • Results will only include certifications that were active within the last three years.
  • Renewal payments will be processed by the ABOR administrative office within three (3) business days of submission. The certification information, including certification end date, provided by the online verification system will not reflect a renewal until the payment has been processed.

The option to print verification results from ABOR's website is available at the time the onscreen results are provided or via the emailed link, which is valid for 24 hours after submitting your request.

Note: Once submitted, fees are non-refundable.

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