Perfusionist Licensing Requirements


Before applying for licensure, please familiarize yourself with the general licensing policies.

An applicant may qualify for licensure by meeting the following requirements:
Has successfully completed a perfusion education program with standards established by the Accreditation Committee for Perfusion Education and approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education (CAAHE);
Has completed a minimum of fifty perfusion cases after graduation from a perfusion education program;
Has successfully completed the certification examination (Parts I and II) offered by the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion.
Documentation Requirements
An applicant for licensure must arrange for the following documents to be submitted directly to this office:
An official transcript of perfusion education forwarded directly by the educational institution to this office;
Official verification passage of the certification examinations sent directly to this office from the American Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion;
Official verification of completion of a minimum of 50 perfusion cases forwarded directly from the appropriate authority to this office (please select this link for the required form); and
If applicable, official verification of any out-of-state license, certification or registration (current or expired).  Please check with the appropriate agency, as some agencies charge a fee for completion of the form;

A completed application with photograph attached.  Applications are only accepted online.  Please select this link to apply online. The application fee is $315.
All supporting documents should be submitted directly from the source to: 
Connecticut Department of Public Health
Perfusionist Licensure
410 Capitol Ave., MS # 12 APP
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone:  (860) 509-7603
Fax:  (860) 707-1931