California Occupational License
Department of Consumer Affairs
Board of Pharmacy
Licensing Agency Contact Information:
License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
||1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N219
Sacramento, CA 95834
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An "Intern Pharmacist" is a person registered with the board who has completed the educational requirements determined by the board. An intern pharmacist may perform any activity restricted to a pharmacist, while under the supervision of a registered pharmacist.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
TO APPLY FOR REGISTRATION AS AN INTERN PHARMACIST IN CALIFORNIA, YOU MUST BE:
*Presently enrolled in a school of pharmacy recognized by the board or accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE),
*A graduate of a school of pharmacy recognized by the board or accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) who also has an application pending to take the California pharmacist licensure examinations,
*A graduate of a foreign pharmacy school who has obtained certification from the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC). NOTE: You will not be issued an intern registration until the board has received written verification from the FPGEC that you have obtained this certification.
[This process will take up to 12 weeks for the FPGEC to provide your results to the board.]
*A person who has failed the pharmacist licensure examination four times and has reenrolled in a school of pharmacy to satisfy the requirements of Business and Professions Code section 4200.1.
Fees: Application: $115
Live Scan Fingerprint Services if applicant is located in CA: Fees paid directly to the Live Scan Service OR
Fingerprint processing fee for fingerprint cards if applicant is located outside of CA: $49
Examination Frequency: N/A
Exam Locations: N/A
Average Time to Process Application: 30 days once application is complete.
Renewal Period: Renewal not automatic - must request and be approved to renew permit.
Special License Requirements: Must supply fingerprints.
Authority: Business and Professions Code, Section 4000, et seq.
California Code of Regulations, Division 17, Title 16.
|Occupation Title||SOC Code
|Pharmacists ||291051 |