OFFICE OF PROVIDER ENGAGEMENT & REGULATION (OPER)
FORMERLY OFFICE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ADMINISTRATION (OCSA)
CONTROLLED DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES (CDS)
REGISTRATION / CERTIFICATION
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 cleared at least 2 calendar weeks before license expires, it does not expire until the final action is taken on the application. DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, THE MAILING OF CERTIFICATES MAY BE DELAYED.