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Apply for Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician License

Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician Information 

Application processing time is approximately 4-6 weeks, but may be longer depending on the circumstances.
*All fees are non-refundable

If you have passed a national certification exam and hold an active national certification through PTCB (Pharmacy Technician Certification Board) or the ExCPT (National Healthcareer Association) you are eligible to apply for a Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician license. 

Apply for Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician Licensure

  • Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician licenses expire June 30th of even years
Visit mylicense/eGov to register/create a new personal account, or log into an existing eGov account to apply for a Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician license.

*Download step by step instructions to create an account and apply

If you do not hold a national certification through either PTCB or NHA, you will apply for a Pharmacy Technician license.

Required Documents
  • Fees
    • $100.00 application fee
    • $41.25 national fingerprint background check (not required if fingerprint background check requirement completed in last 12 months)
  • An original 2”x 2” passport/visa style photograph taken within the past 6 months 
  • Personal Identification - Either a copy of your birth certificate AND a color copy of the front and back of your state issued photo ID OR a color copy of your signed U.S. Passport. 
  • If you have been arrested or cited for violations of the law other than simple traffic infractions such as speeding or parking tickets, the following items are required to be submitted:
    • A written description of the incidents that led to each arrest/charge and the surrounding circumstances 
    • Copies of all police reports 
    • Court documents 
    • Other related documents

Next Steps
Once your completed application, licensing fees and fingerprint processing fee* have been received and reviewed by the Board, the instructions to complete your fingerprints will be available to download in "Documents" of your online eGov account. Please allow 2-3 business days for the instructions to be available for download.  
*There is an additional $12.50 fee that is required when you schedule your fingerprint appointment at a Fieldprint facility near you. Your fingerprints will be electronically submitted to the Oregon State Police and the results will be sent to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy.

*Please allow an average of 30 days for the Oregon State Police to process your fingerprints.  

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Email all licensing related inquiries to or call 971-673-0001.

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