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Licensing of Medical Device Distributors and Manufacturers


As of October 28, 2016 The District of Columbia Medical Device Regulations, Title 22-B (PUBLIC HEALTH AND MEDICINE), Chapter 102 (LICENSING OF MEDICAL DEVICES – DISTRIBUTORS, MANUFACTURERS, INITIAL IMPORTERS, AND VENDORS), requires that each person engaged in distributing, manufacturing, importing, or the vending of medical devices to or within the District of Columbia must be licensed with DC Department of Health (DOH).
The initial license fee is five hundred dollars ($500). The expiration date of the license is September 30th of each year and the license must be renewed on October 1st of each year at the cost of five hundred dollars ($500).

One-time Initial Registration Process
Please go to to register with your email address to get access to the Medical Devices Licensing Application portal.
Once registered, you will receive an email with a link to the Medical Devices Licensing Application portal. Please select the link to set up your logon information and continue with the application process.

If additional information is required, please email the Division at [email protected].
For further details, please review our regulations attached below.

Frequently Asked Questions for Medical Device Online License Application
District of Columbia Municipal Regulations for Medical Devices