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OFFICE OF PROVIDER ENGAGEMENT & REGULATION (OPER)

FORMERLY 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. **Note: If the registrant has not received the email, ask them to check their SPAM folder.

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

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


Temporary Expiration Date Extension

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

This expiration date extension only extends to registrants that have applied and received a temporary registration.

Pending applications if approved will be issued with the extended expiration date.

An application will need to be submitted for all other New and Renewal CDS Registration. ​


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 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.​  DUE TO THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NETWORK SECURITY INCIDENT, THE MAILING OF CERTIFICATES MAY BE DELAYED. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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