National Select Agent Registry phone numbers for APHIS (301-851-3300) and CDC (404-718-2000).
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Registration for Possession, Use, and Transfer of Select Agents and Toxins

An entity will complete APHIS/CDC Form 1 to apply to possess, use, or transfer select agents and toxins (as described in 7 CFR 331, 9 CFR 121, and 42 CFR 73). Information requested in this form includes: facility information, a list of select agents and/or toxins to be possessed, used, or transferred by the entity, a list of individuals who will have access, or potential access, to select agents and toxins, and information about the work to be performed. For details on how to submit your application and additional information about registering with the Federal Select Agent Program, see Form 1 FAQs. For assistance, contact or

The APHIS/CDC Form 1 is also used to amend an approved registration. To amend an approved certificate of registration, an entity must submit a letter to the Federal Select Agent Program requesting the changes to be made to its registration and updated sections of the APHIS/CDC Form 1 pertinent to the changes requested. Guidance/instructions are provided with the form.

APHIS/CDC Form 1 (expiration date 11/30/2015)

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