For Registration Assistance, Contact DEA Registration Service Center at 1-800-882-9539, DEA Field Office Registration Program Specialist, or email DEA.Registration.Help@usdoj.gov - Please be sure to include your DEA Registration number in your email.
DEA is announcing that, effective immediately, DOD personal service contractors will be issued a new DEA registration number that begins with the letter "G". This new first character will be in addition to the current first characters A, B, F of the DEA registration for practitioners. The G series DEA registration number will be listed in the database provided to NTIS and available on the DEA website validation query system.
Registrant type (first letter of DEA Number):
A/B/F/G – Hospital/Clinic/Practitioner/Teaching Institution/Pharmacy
M – Mid-Level Practitioner (NP/PA/OD/ET, etc.)
P/R – Manufacturer/Distributor/Researcher/Analytical Lab/Importer/Exporter/Reverse Distributor/Narcotic Treatment Program
DEA Form 224a – Retail Pharmacy, Hospital/Clinic, Practitioner, Teaching Institution, or Mid-Level Practitioner
DEA Form 225a – Manufacturer, Distributor, Researcher, Analytical Laboratory, Importer, Exporter
DEA Form 363a – Narcotic Treatment Programs
DEA Form 510a – Domestic Chemical
DEA Form 224 – Retail Pharmacy, Hospital/Clinic, Practitioner, Teaching Institution, or Mid-Level Practitioner
DEA Form 225 – Manufacturer, Distributor, Researcher, Analytical Laboratory, Importer, Exporter.
DEA Form 363 – Narcotic Treatment Programs
DEA Form 510 – Domestic Chemical
Researchers with Schedule I drugs only must submit DEA 225 PDF application and the protocol found in 21 CFR 1301.18. You cannot apply online for your initial application.
This form is not for change of address or matters pertaining to the renewal of your registration. For these matters call 1-800-882-9539; for change of address, use the Address Changes Form.
- Modify business activity from Retail Pharmacy to Retail Online Pharmacy
- Modify business activity from Retail Online Pharmacy to Retail Pharmacy
- Modify existing Retail Online Pharmacy Information
Registration Changes - Use for the following Registration Changes:
Name Changes | Schedule Changes | Drug Code Changes | Address Changes - Do not submit this until you have an approved state license for the new address. Please note that these changes will become effective immediately upon DEA approval.
- Modify eligible DEA registration to collect pharmaceutical controlled substances from ultimate users (e.g., patients)
- Modify DEA registration to stop being a collector
- Modify existing collector registration information
Customer Service Plan for Registrants (January 2010)
Reinstated and Retired Registrant List
A complete listing of all active DEA registration numbers can be obtained from the U.S. Department of Commerce National Technical Information Service (NTIS) Web Site at http://www.ntis.gov/products/dea.aspx. For your convenience and the most accurate information of a Registrant's status, please use the Registration Validation Tool. For further information, contact Richard.A.Boyd@usdoj.gov
Registrant Population (Active)
2012 Fee Rule
Supporting and Related Material:
DEA Registrant Letter (PDF) (March 12, 2012)
Registration Fees Fact Sheet (PDF) (March 12, 2012)