Veterinary X-Ray Machine Registration
All applications with fees are to be sent to this address:
Department of State Health Services
Cash Receipts Branch – MC 2003
PO Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
To minimize delays in processing renewal and amendment applications, submit documents to email@example.com.
Table of Contents
- Obtaining a Certificate of Registration
- Fee Schedule
- Biennial Fees
- Amending a Certificate of Registration
- Terminating a Certificate of Registration
- Disposing of an X-Ray Machine
- Operating and Safety Procedures
- Veterinary Accelerator
- Mobile Veterinary Services
- Contact Information
- Additional Information
Obtaining a Certificate of Registration
For a veterinary certificate of registration, submit the following forms with the appropriate fee:
|RC 226-02||Radiation Machine Application - New and Renewal|
|RC 226-01||Business Information Form - Registration|
|RC 42-R||Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Form|
|RC 204||Radiation Machine Source Unit Fee Schedule|
Fee Schedule for New Certificates of Registration
The table below outlines fees pertaining to the issuance of a single certificate of registration for veterinary use.
For a complete listing of all types of radiation machines and their associated fees, please see 25 TAC, §289.204.
An updated certificate of registration will not be issued based on payment of biennial fees.
|Category||Type of Use||Fee|
|Veterinary||Radiographic, Computerized Tomography (CT), Fluoroscopy & Accelerators||$290|
|Reciprocity||Out of State Reciprocal Recognition||$290|
Each initial application for a certificate of registration shall be accompanied by a non-refundable fee.
Fee payments by check or money order shall be made payable to Texas Department of State Health Services.
Additional Use Locations
If the certificate of registration has additional authorized use sites, the registrant shall pay an additional 30% for each additional use location.
Biennial Fees for X-Ray Registration
Biennial fees must be paid every two years in order to continue operating X-ray and laser devices. The fee covers all direct and indirect costs associated with licensing a company or individual.
For detailed information on biennial fees and payment methods accepted, see Biennial Fees for X-Ray Registration.
Amending a Certificate of Registration
To amend a veterinary registration, submit RC 226-03. Describe the change, reference the registration number, and include any additional information needed to process the request.
Name and/or Ownership Change - See Regulatory Guide 8.2: Guidelines for Issuing Certificates of Registration Due to a Change in Name and/or Ownership.
Radiation Safety Officer Change - Complete form RC 42-R.
Terminating a Certificate of Registration
To terminate a registration, complete and submit RC 17-R Termination Form.
Disposing of an X-Ray Unit
For information on disposing of X-ray equipment in Texas, visit the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality website.
Operating and Safety Procedures
Title 25 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §289.233 and §289.229 requires each registrant to have and implement written operating and safety procedures. The following Regulatory Guides can be used to help assist registrants in developing procedures unique to individual facilities. Title 25 of Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §289.233 and §289.229 requires each registration to have and implement written operating and safety procedures. The following Regulatory Guides can be used to help assist registrants in developing procedures unique to individual facilities.
|Document Number||Regulatory Guide Title|
|4.5||Operating and Safety Procedures for Veterinary Medicine Facilities|
|4.6||Operating and Safety Procedures for Accelerators, Therapeutic Radiation Machines, and Simulators|
For registrants with an accelerator, Form RC 229-01 Additional Information for Accelerator Registration will help you in providing the necessary shielding and room design information.
Mobile Veterinary Services
Authorization must be obtained prior to providing mobile veterinary services.
Use form RC 226-8
Texas Department of State Health Services
Radiation Section, Registration Unit
Mail Code 2003
P. O. Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
Telephone: (737) 218-7110
Fax: (512) 206-3787
For a list of frequent questions, please see the Medical X-Ray Registration FAQs page.
If you have further questions regarding registration procedures or fees, please contact us at (737) 218-7110.