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OFFICE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ADMINISTRATION (OCSA)

​CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES (CDS)
 
REGISTRATION / CERTIFICATION

 

CDS Registration Verifications are Limited at this Time

If a CDS registration was issued:

Prior to December 4, 2021 - Please proceed to the search function below.

After December 4, 2021 - Please ask the registrant to provide the temporary letter that was emailed to them. 

For pending registrations please contact Maryland.OCSA@maryland.gov

If you have submitted a renewal applic​ation two weeks prior to the expiration date you may continue to practice until the Department has made a final determination.​

DUE TO THE MARYLAND DEP​ARTMENT OF HEALTH NETWORK SECURITY INCIDENT, THE PROCESSING OF CERTIFICATES MAY BE DELAYED.

All temporary Controlled Dangerous Subst​ance (CDS) registration with an expiration date of March 31, 2022 will be extended until November 30, 2022.


See Guide​​​ defining “Registrant Status” and “License Status”, key fields.​

 

If your application has been processed you may print the information sheet displayed on the CDS Search page to use as verification of a valid CDS registration while waiting for your certificate to be mailed.   

​* Input information in either field and press enter to search. 

When searching by name use FIRST OR LAST NAME only. 

* In accordance with Maryland State Government Code Ann. § 10-226, if payment has cleare​d at least 2 calendar weeks before license expires, it does not expire until the final action is taken on the application.​​​​​​​​​​​​