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Licensing Info, Forms, Fees & Procedures

ADMINISTRATIVE FEES

In accordance with OAR 855-110-0015(4), the Board of Pharmacy establishes the following schedule of Administrative Fees:   
  
These fees are in addition to the licensing fees listed in OAR 855-110.​
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CONTINUING EDUCATION

Oregon Administrative Rules relating to continuing education: 
OAR 855 Division 21 Pharmacist Continuing Education for Renewal  
  
OAR 855-025-0020(8) A certified pharmacy technician must obtain certificates of completion that show the date and number of hours earned to document continuing education credit earned and must keep the certificates of completion for three years from the date of the program. 
  
  
CE Online Exam and Approval Applications 

 

  
  
Pharmacist Associations 
American Pharmacists Association (APhA) 
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) 
National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) 
Oregon Society of Health-System Pharmacists (OSHP) 
Oregon State Pharmacists Association (OSPA) 
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PHARMACISTS

Pharmacist Information & Forms 
  
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INTERNS


 

Intern Information & Forms 
 

  • Intern Application - Please note:  application processing time is approximately 1 month.  May be longer depending upon the circumstances. 
    • Fingerprinting FAQ's
      • Click here for a printable copy of the FAQs. 
      • If you have already completed a fingerprint background within the last 12 months, you will not need to repeat the fingerprinting process again unless requested.   

        This 12 month rule applies to any license application. Regardless of your existing license type or the license you are applying for, if you have provided fingerprints to the Board of Pharmacy within the past 12 months, you will not normally be asked for another set of prints. All fees are non-refundable. 

 

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CERTIFIED OREGON PHARMACY TECHNICIANS

Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician Information & Forms 

 

NOTICE TO ALL NEW APPLICANTS: 

If you have passed a national certification exam through PTCB or the National Healthcareer Association (the ExCPT) please download and complete the Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician License Application, or you can email us at pharmacy.board@state.or.us to request an application.
  • Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician License  Application - Please note:  application processing time is approximately 1 month.  May be longer depending upon the circumstances. 
    • Fingerprinting FAQ's
      • Click here for a printable copy of the FAQs. 
      • If you have already completed a fingerprint background within the last 12 months, you will not need to repeat the fingerprinting process again unless requested.   

        This 12 month rule applies to any license application. Regardless of your existing license type or the license you are applying for, if you have provided fingerprints to the Board of Pharmacy within the past 12 months, you will not normally be asked for another set of prints. All fees are non-refundable. 
Related Links: 
  
National Healthcareer Association (ExCPT)  
  
Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)​
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PHARMACY TECHNICIANS

 

Pharmacy Technician Information & Forms 
 

NOTICE TO ALL NEW APPLICANTS:  

  
The Pharmacy Technician License is now a 1-year, non-renewable license. Per Oregon Administrative Rule 855-025-0010, all pharmacy technicians must become nationally certified one year after initial licensure or before the licensee’s 19th birthday, whichever is later. This means you must become licensed as a Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician to continue working as a technician.
  
To be licensed as a Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician, you must: 

  • Have a high school diploma or GED at the time the Board issues the license; 
  • Take and pass a national certification exam through PTCB or NHA;    
    National Healthcareer Association 
    (ExCPT)  
    800-499-9092 
    www.nationaltechexam.org 
    Pharmacy Technician 
    Certification Board (PTCB) 
    800-363-8012 
    www.ptcb.org 

                                                                                          
    NOTE:  Testing is NOT offered by the Oregon Board of Pharmacy.

You must contact PTCB or NHA for all information on testing and certification.
  
  • Once you have received your national certification, apply for and receive your Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician license. We will run a national fingerprint-based criminal background check in conjunction with this application. We recommend that you submit the complete application at least 4 weeks before your current license expires. 
  
You WILL NOT be allowed to work as a pharmacy technician after your license expires unless you have received your Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician license. 
  
Frequently Asked Questions  
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FACILITIES

Nonprescription Drug Outlet Registration Applications   

List of Wholesalers licensed in Oregon - Updated 12/15/14


Retail & Institutional Drug Outlets 
  
NOTICE TO ALL NEW APPLICANTS:  
In addition to submitting an Oregon application and fee, all out-of state Retail Drug Outlets, Drug Distribution Agents, Manufacturers and Wholesalers must include license verification from their resident state.  This is required for all new outlet applications, location changes, and name changes. 
  
New or relocated pharmacies must submit a floor plan. The floor plan may be hand drawn but it must be drawn to scale.  Your floor plan needs to include the location of the following:  refrigerator, sink, windows, and doors.  Please also indicate how the windows and doors are secured. 
  
Wholesalers & Manufacturers 
 
  
In addition to submitting an Oregon application and fee, all out-of state Retail Drug Outlets, Drug Distribution Agents, Manufacturers and Wholesalers must include license verification from their resident state.  This is required for all new outlet applications, location changes, and name changes.   
 
If you have questions, please contact the Board at pharmacy.board@state.or.us.
   

Other Establishment Registration Applications 

 

  
 
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ACTIVE LICENSE STATISTICS

As of March 1, 2015

Animal Euthanasia 26
Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician 6203
Charitable Pharmacy 13
Consulting / Drugless Pharmacy 9
Controlled Substance 1933
Correctional Facility 57
County Health Clinic 86
Drug Distribution Agent 38
Family Planning 52
Federal Preceptor 18
Fingerprint Background Check 423
Home Dialysis Drug Outlet 5
Hospital Drug Room 28
Institutional Drug Outlet 160
Intern 822
Manufacturer 886
Med Device/Equip/Gases-C 426
Non-Pharmacist Preceptor 7
Non-Prescript Drug Outlet-A 2153
Non-Prescript Drug Outlet-B 108
Non-Prescript Drug Outlet-D 0
Pharmacist 6647
Pharmacy Technician 846
Preceptor 2765
Precursor 24
Prophylactic/Contraceptive 14
Remote Processing 5
Retail Drug Outlet 1306
Supervising Physician Dispensing Outlet 23
Wholesaler - Nonprescription 302
Wholesaler with Prescription 504
TOTAL: 25889
 
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