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Coronavirus Disease 2019
Due to COVID-19, state office buildings are closed to the public. For all inquiries, please email the Office of Controlled Substances Administration (OCSA) at Maryland.OCSA@maryland.gov. We look forward to serving you.
At this time applications are still being received online and by mail, and OCSA is processing both new and renewal applications.
Updates will be provided below in response to this rapidly evolving situation. All CDS Registrants should check this page often for updates.
Controlled Dangerous Substances (CDS) Frequently Asked Questions during COVID-19 (Updated 3/26/2020)
Please refer to your professional health licensing Board website
for profession-specific information. Boards are issuing updated guidance on a
The Hogan Administration’s COVID-19 Response: governor.maryland.gov/coronavirus/
General information: coronavirus.maryland.gov
Healthcare Practitioner resources: coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/provider-resources
Healthcare Facility resources: coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/hcf-resources
State and Federal resources: coronavirus.maryland.gov/pages/cdc-resources
Maryland Medicaid: mmcp.health.maryland.gov
Maryland Behavioral Health Administration: bha.health.maryland.gov/Pages/bha-covid-19.aspx
Maryland Responds Medical Reserve Corps: mdresponds.health.maryland.gov
Please consult state statute and regulations, where applicable,
when interpreting federal guidance.
DEA information: www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/coronavirus.html
CDC information: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Maryland Department of
Health Implements its Controlled Dangerous Substances Application Online System
Office of Controlled Substances Administration is accepting applications in
real-time effective December 1, 2017.
Click on the image below to access the online CDS Registration Renewal application.
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464