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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:  

 

Effective 2015, the Pharmacy Technician license expires the second June 30 from the date of issue and is not to exceed more than two years per Oregon Administrative Rule (OAR) 855-025-0010 (1)

This means that:
  • Pharmacy Technician licenses issued between 7/1/15 - 6/30/16 will expire 6/30/17
  • Pharmacy Technician licenses issued between 7/1/16 - 6/30/17 will expire 6/30/18.
 

This allows pharmacy technicians more than a year, but not more than two years to become nationally certified and apply for/obtain the Board’s Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician  license.  You must become licensed as a Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician to continue working as a technician.

Pharmacy Technicians and Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technicians must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED per Oregon Administrative Rule 855-025-0005 (1).

  
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 
    http://www.nhanow.com/
    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. 
  
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FACILITIES

Nonprescription Drug Outlet Registration Applications   

List of Wholesalers licensed in Oregon - Updated 3/05/15


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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FORMS

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ACTIVE LICENSE STATISTICS

As of August 1, 2016 

Animal Euthanasia 25
Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician 6500
Charitable Pharmacy 13
Community Health Clinic 0
Consulting / Drugless Pharmacy 11
Controlled Substance 1950
Correctional Facility 56
County Health Clinic 78
Drug Distribution Agent 208
Family Planning 59
Federal Preceptor 17
Home Dialysis Drug Outlet 5
Hospital Drug Room 25
Institutional Drug Outlet 152
Intern 939
Manufacturer 987
Med Device/Equip/Gases-C 478
Non-Pharmacist Preceptor 12
Non-Prescript Drug Outlet-A 2291
Non-Prescript Drug Outlet-B 105
Non-Prescript Drug Outlet-D 0
Non-Prescript Drug Outlet-E 1
Pharmacist 7272
Pharmacy Technician 1079
Preceptor 2936
Precursor 17
Prophylactic/Contraceptive 14
Remote Distribution Facility 4
Retail Drug Outlet 1315
Supervising Physician Dispensing Outlet 33
Wholesaler - Class III 121
Wholesaler - Nonprescription 156
Wholesaler with Prescription 451
Total: 27285

 

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