GENETIC COUNSELORS LICENSING BOARD 


Mission Statement

To protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public through the licensure and regulation of genetic counselors.



Welcome to the Board's webpage! Information and announcements will be posted here. Please click the links on the left for specific areas of interest.

UPDATE:  On May 19, 2017, Executive Order 2017-06 – “Idaho Licensing Freedom Act” was signed, and comments are being accepted from interested persons in response to that Executive Order. Please click here for more information or to comment.

NOTE:  ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 2016, IT IS UNLAWFUL TO PRACTICE GENETIC COUNSELING WITHOUT A VALID STATE LICENSE.

To access applications, click on the link to FORMS on the left. Please review the application types to determine which form applies to you. Contact this office if you have any questions.

Click the Calendar link on the left for scheduled Board meetings and agendas.

A "genetic counselor" is a person licensed under this chapter to practice genetic counseling.

E-mail the Board at gen@ibol.idaho.gov or call (208) 334-3233.