Drug Enforcement Administration
NTIS is the only authorized official distributor of the DEA CSA database on the Web.
The products advertised on this Web site contain the complete authorized DEA database of persons and organizations certified to handle controlled substances under the Controlled Substances Act. DEA authorizes the use of this database, and the inclusion of any individual or organization in the database, as proof of that entity's registration with the DEA.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), as part of its efforts to control the abuse and misuse of controlled substances and chemicals used in producing some over-the-counter drugs, maintains databases of individuals registered to handle these substances.
These databases are available from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) as weekly, monthly or quarterly subscriptions.
To subscribe, download the order form and submit it to the NTIS Subscriptions Department with your payment.
To order single issues:
Call the NTIS Sales Desk at
1-800-553-6847 or (703) 605-6000.
Important Notice from DEA
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 web site 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)
Distributor /Narcotic Treatment Program
Active Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Registrants Database
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