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Controlled Substances Registration

Important Information:

Effective September 1, 2016 the Texas Department of Public Safety will discontinue accepting applications for the Texas Controlled Substances Registration under Chapter  481.061 of the Health and Safety Code.

Effective July 1, 2016, DPS waives the $25.00 new/original application fee. New applications will be accepted and processed until September 1, 2016. Submit all new/original applications electronically via the contact us link.

Instructions for submitting new applications can be found at CSR Licensing & Registration.

CSR’s may be verified by visiting the CSR Search & Verification System. New certificates will be issued.

New applications and/or fees received and processed prior to July 1, 2016 will not be returned or refunded. Applications and/or fees received after July 1, 2016; applications will be processed; checks will be returned to the applicants.

New Application Instructions

To obtain a new Texas Controlled Substances Registration (CSR) as a Practitioner, Mid-Level Practitioners, Hospital, Pharmacy or EMS:

To obtain a Texas CSR as a Manufacturer, Researcher, Teaching Institution, Distributor or Analyst / Analytical Lab, you must first obtain a DEA Registration.