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Licensing and Accreditation

The Newborn Screening Ontario (NSO) laboratory operates under license #4282 and is the only laboratory in the province of Ontario authorized to perform newborn screening tests as outlined in Section 4 of the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act. These tests are subject to the specific quality criteria outlined by the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare. NSO underwent a focused assessment on June 23rd and 24th, 2014 and obtained recognition as an ISO 15189PLUS accredited facility.

Please click on the links below to access copies of the relevant documents:

Laboratory License [13.91 KB]

IQMH Certificate of Accreditation  22-2026 [270.44 KB]

Diagnostic testing: 

Laboratory License 2016 (Mitochondrial disorders) [248.2 KB]

Laboratory License 2016 (Targets of Newborn Screening) [187.92 KB]

Contact Us

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
415 Smyth Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M8

Toll-Free: 1-877-627-8330
Local: (613) 738-3222
Fax: (613) 738-0853

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