Reimbursement for Licensure and Certification Fees
Eligible 1199SEIU members may receive reimbursement for certain licensure and certification fees.
Dietitians: Up to $179 every three (3) years for the New York State licensure fee and up to $60 annually for the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) credentialing fee.
Microbiologists, Laboratory Technologists, Laboratory Technicians, Phlebotomy Technicians and Hospital Technicians: Up to $196 every three (3) years for the New York State licensure fee.
Licensed Practical Nurses: Up to $73 every three (3) years for the New York State licensure fee.
Pharmacists: Up to $224 every three (3) years for the New York State licensure fee.
You must be an 1199SEIU member continuously employed for at least one year in a bargaining unit position at NYC Health + Hospitals or a New York City mayoral agency. Full-time employees are eligible to receive 100 percent of the education and training benefits. Part-time employees are eligible to receive up to 60 percent of the education and training benefits. Part-time employees are required to work a minimum of 70 hours in a 28-day cycle.
How to Apply
You must submit your application for reimbursement of licensure or certification fees within 90 days of renewal. You must submit the following:
- Completed and signed City Fund General Enrollment Form
- Copy of license or certification or renewal
- Proof of cost and payment that includes:
- Your full name
- Name of the licensure or certification organization
- Cost of the licensure or certification renewal
- Indication that the vendor received payment, and the amount received
Apply via email:
Apply in person:
1199SEIU/City of New York Education, Child and Eldercare Fund
498 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10018
Monday – Tuesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Thursday – Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The processing time is 6 to 8 weeks from the date that you submit a complete application. Faxed applications will not be accepted.
To inquire about your reimbursement, contact us at either CityFund@1199Funds.org or at (212) 894-4339.