Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs

Important Information

The BNDD Online Application does not process immediately. The application has to be received, reviewed and processed by BNDD staff before it can be issued and the certificate printed.

The bureau is currently experiencing a high volume of phone calls, emails and applications. The processing times for the BNDD applications are longer than normal. Thank you for your patience.

The current processing time for registrations is 12 business days.

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NOTICE - Registration processing times & certificates

Applying online allows for a faster processing and issuance. Applicants may check the bureau’s website periodically and click on the real-time link below to verify if a registration has been issued. The BNDD no longer mails certificates and they may be printed from this link below.

Only the actual registrant may apply for and make changes to a registration.
Applications and changes may not be delegated to any other person.

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Activities and programs of the Department of Health and Senior Services ensure the safe and legal handling and distribution of narcotics and dangerous drugs used in the manufacture of controlled substances in Missouri. The department also works with law enforcement and other agencies to minimize the abuse of controlled substances in the state.

Services include: