District of Columbia

Physician Dispensing Allowed:



Washington DC requires no permits or registration for physicians to dispense medications at the point of care. If a physician follows all state and federal laws for prescription drugs they have the right to dispense out of their practice during the normal course of practicing medicine. Physicians distributing or dispensing controlled substances must register with the DC Department of Health.

Required Documentation:

A dispensing registration is required only for dispensing controlled substances.

License/Registration Form:

DC Drug Manufacture and Distribution Registration Application

Useful Links:

Mailing Address:

DC Board of Pharmacy
899 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002 
Phone: (202) 442-5955
Fax: (202) 442-4795