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Industrial X-Ray Machine Registration and X-Ray Services


Program Update
11/19/2021
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY


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 xrayregistration@dshs.texas.gov.

 

Table of Contents


New Registration for Industrial Radiation Machines

To obtain a new registration for industrial radiation machines, submit required forms with appropriate fee and Radiation Safety Officer qualifications.

Forms required for a new registration of industrial radiation machines
Form Number Form Title
 RC 226-01

 Business Information Form - Registration 

 See the business registration page for more detailed information.

 RC 226-04  Industrial Radiation Machine Application - New, Reciprocity, & Renewal 
 RC 204 Radiation Machine Source Unit Fee Schedule 
 RC 42-I Industrial Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Form 
 RC 42-IR Industrial Radiography Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Form 

Fee Schedule for New Certificates of Registration

The table below outlines fees pertaining to the issuance of a single certificate of registration for industrial use.

For a complete listing of all types of radiation machines and their associated fees, see 25 TAC, §289.204.

 Machine Category Fee
 Minimal Threat Machines  $290
 Other Industrial Machines  $670
 Fixed IR Machines  $1,960
 Portable IR Machines  $3,280
 Reciprocity  Applicable category


Each initial application for a certificate of registration shall be accompanied by a nonrefundable fee equal to the appropriate biennial fee.  Fee payments by check or money order shall be made payable to Texas Department of State Health Services.

Multiple Categories of Use

In the case of a single certificate of registration that authorizes more than one category of use, the total fee is the category listed in 25 TAC §289.204 with the highest corresponding fee.  If the certificate of registration has additional authorized use locations, the registrant shall pay an additional 30% of the highest fee category for each additional use location.


Registration for Radiation Machine Services

Radiation machine services include but are not limited to: Assembly, Installation, or repair, demonstrations and sales, providers of equipment, and consultants of radiation machines.

To obtain a new registration for radiation machine services, submit the appropriate forms with $290 and Radiation Safety Officer qualifications.

Forms required for a new registration of radiation services
Form Number Form Title
 RC 226-01  Business Information Form 
 See the business registration page for more detailed information.
 RC 226-06 Radiation Machine Services Application - New, Renewal, & Amendment
 RC 42-I Industrial Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Form 
 RC 204  Radiation Machine Source Unit Fee Schedule 


Out of state service companies are required to provide a 3 day notice of work in Texas. For an example notice see X-Ray Services Notice of Intent to Work in The State of Texas (PDF, 101KB).


Biennial Fees for X-Ray Registration

Biennial fees must be paid every two years in order to continue operating X-ray 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.


Technical Renewal of Certificate of Registration

To renew a Certificate of Registration, complete and submit the appropriate application and Business Information Form. 


Form Number Form Title
 RC 226-04  Industrial Radiation Machine Application - New, Reciprocity, & Renewal 
 RC 226-06  Radiation Machine Services Application - New, Renewal, and Amendment 
 RC 226-01  Business Information Form 
 See the business registration page for more detailed information.

Reciprocal Recognition

To obtain a new registration for X-ray reciprocity, submit required forms with appropriate fee and additional information listed on the reciprocity requirements page. Reciprocity registrants are required to provide a 3-day notice of work in Texas. Reciprocity will not be granted to out-of-state service companies.


Amending a Certificate of Registration

To amend a Certificate of Registration, complete and submit the appropriate Application within 30 days of any change.

Application forms required for amending a certificate of registration
Form Number Form Title
 RC 226-05  Industrial Radiation Machine Application - Amendment
 RC 226-06  Radiation Machine Services Application - New, Renewal, & Amendment 

NOTE: Some circumstances involving a change of name or ownership may require a new certificate of registration. See Regulatory Guide 8.2: Guidelines for Issuing Certificates of Registration Due to a Change in Name and/or Ownership (PDF, 27KB) to determine if a new certificate of registration is required.


Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Changes

Complete the appropriate form and submit with required documentation.


 Document NumberTitle 
RC 42-I  Industrial Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Form 
 RC 42-IR  Industrial Radiography Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) Form                                                                        

Industrial Accelerator Information

See form RC 229-01 Additional Information for Accelerator Registration .

Disposing of an X-Ray Unit 

For information on disposing of X-Ray equipment in Texas


Terminating a Certificate of Registration

To terminate the registration, complete and submit RC 17-R Termination Form.

Contact Information

Texas Department of State Health Services
Radiation Machine Source Unit
Mail Code 2003
P. O. Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347  

Telephone: (737) 218-7110
Fax: (512) 206-3787


Additional Information

For addition information see Industrial X-Ray Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs

If you have further questions regarding registration procedures, contact us.

Last updated December 17, 2021