Friday, July 31, 2015
1012 C Street Floresville, TX 78114 Phone: 830-216-4519 Fax: 830-393-3219
DPS extends Controlled Substances renewal period
Texas Department of Public SafetyJuly 29, 2011, 6:21pm 2,019 views | Post a comment
The Texas Department of Public Safety is responsible for the issuance and renewal of licenses to prescribe Controlled Substances. As it is vitally important for doctors and other medical professionals to have this certification, the renewal period will be extended from 60 days to 90 days prior to the expiration of the license.
During the month of July, 4,953 certifications were set to expire and needed to be renewed. 3,582 applications have been received and renewed. As of 2 p.m. on July 29, 330 applications are still being processed internally by DPS and will be completed by the end of the day. Approximately 925 applications remain outstanding as they have yet to be submitted to the Department or were found to be incorrect or incomplete. Applications for renewal in the month of July received that are incomplete or incorrect will have 30 days to correct the application.
On August 31, more than 4,800 registrations are set to expire. As of today, only 20 percent of the persons who need to submit applications have done so. We encourage persons whose registrations will expire during the months of August, September and October to submit their applications as soon as possible to ensure the timely renewal of their license.
Registrants can check the status of their registration by going online at http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/csr/index.aspx and selecting the Public Search.
Your Opinions and Comments
Be the first to comment on this story!
You must be logged in to post a comment.
Breaking News Archives
Dicke resigns as general manager of FELPS (July 30, 2015)
24 senators introduce legislation to defund Planned Parenthood (July 29, 2015)
Crews battle out-of-control grass fire near Jackson Nature Park (July 29, 2015)
Traffic alert: Northbound I-37 closed near Campbellton (July 29, 2015)
DPS Offers $5,000 Reward for Most Wanted Fugitive from Seguin (July 28, 2015)
Poth police hunt for alleged prowler (July 24, 2015)
STPR Association welcomes Trump in South Texas (July 23, 2015)
UPDATE: Officials confirm ID of driver killed in U.S. 181 crash (July 15, 2015)
La Vernia city secretary loses job (July 12, 2015)
Cornyn has 'grave concerns' about Iran deal (July 7, 2015)
Fairview Road to be closed July 7 (July 6, 2015)
San Antonio Missions receive World recognition (July 5, 2015)
Rush-hour wreck slows U.S. 87 traffic near La Vernia (July 2, 2015)