Controlled Substances Registration

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Businesses that handle controlled substances must register with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). Controlled substances include drugs and medications for treating animals or humans.

These businesses must register:
  1. Medical doctors, veterinarians, pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, and teaching institutions.
  2. Manufacturers, importers/exporters, distributors, researchers, dog handlers, labs
  3. Chemical manufacturers, chemical importers/exporters, distributors
  4. Treatment clinics

Businesses that handle chemicals used to produce methamphetamines must complete a training and certification program.


For more information, contact:

U.S. Department of Justice
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
Office of Diversion Control – Regional Office
99 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10011
Phone: (800) 882-9539
DEA.Registration.Help@usdoj.gov
Website: https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/

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