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Radiation Protection Services and Forms


On February 23, 2024, the DC Department of Health (DC Health) will relocate.
The Health Regulation and Licensing Administration's
Processing Center and other offices will be located at:

DC Health
2201 Shannon Place SE
Washington, DC 20020

(The new building is 0.3 miles from the Anacostia Metro)

The Radiation Protection Division enforces the Radiation Protection Standards (DCMR Title 20, Chapters 20-22) designed to protect the public, radiation workers, and the environment. The division provides public health functions associated with the administration of a radiation control program. The division licenses radioactive materials, registers X-ray producing equipment, inspects facilities using sources of radiation, responds to radiation emergencies, investigates radiation incidents, and conducts surveillance of radiation contamination in the environment.

For more information, select from one of the links below:

Application Instructions:  

Contact Phone: 
(877) 672-2174
Contact Fax: 
(202) 727-8471
Contact TTY: 
Office Hours: 
Monday to Friday 8:15 am to 4:45 pm