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How to Obtain a DEA Number

For more information regarding the new laws and the process for obtaining an APRN license in Minnesota, please follow the links below and under the Advanced Practice tab.

An APRN must have a controlled substance number issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in order to prescribe controlled substances.

Application to the DEA:

Applications can be obtained by accessing the DEA website at or calling the DEA Regional Field Office at (612) 344-4136.

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