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 application two weeks prior to the expiration date you may continue to practice until the Department has made a final determination.
DUE TO THE MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NETWORK SECURITY INCIDENT, THE PROCESSING OF CERTIFICATES MAY BE DELAYED.
All temporary Controlled Dangerous Substance (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 cleared at least 2 calendar weeks before license expires, it does not expire until the final action is taken on the application.