Registered Pharmacy Technician Training Program


Click on the appropriate tab below to see the Initial Licensing Requirements, Process, Fees, Statutes and Administrative Rules for a Registered Pharmacy Technician Training Program.

The requirements are as follows and can be found in Rule 64B16-26.351, F.A.C.:

Non-Employer Based Programs (Complete questions 1-6 and Section I on the application)

The following documents are required to be submitted with your application:

  1. Evidence of licensure by the Florida Commission for Independent Education or equivalent licensing authority of another state or be within the public school system of the State of Florida.
  2. Sample Transcript and Sample Diploma .
  3. Copy of curriculum, catalog or other course descriptions.
  4. Copy of Faculty Credentials (job description, resume or curriculum vitae).

Employer Based Programs (Complete questions 1-6 and Section II on the application)

The following documents are required to be submitted with your application:

  1. Copy of Faculty Credentials (job description, resume or curriculum vitae).
  2. Copy of curriculum, catalog or other course descriptions.
  3. Sample evaluation to be filled out by participants at completion of program.

The following programs are approved as set forth in Rule 64B16-26.351, F.A.C.:

  1. Pharmacy technician training programs accredited on or before January 1, 2011 by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
  2. Pharmacy technician training programs at institutions accredited on or before January 1, 2011 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
  3. Pharmacy technician training programs approved on or before January 1, 2011 by the Florida Commission for Independent Education (CIE).
  4. Pharmacy technician training programs provided by a branch of the federal armed services on or before January 1, 2011.
  5. Pharmacy technician training programs at institutions accredited on or before January 1, 2011 by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).

Approved Registered Pharmacy Technician Training Programs do not require an application to the Florida Board of Pharmacy.

Keep a copy of the completed application for your records.

Within 7-14 days of receipt of your application, the board office will notify you of the receipt of your application, any required documents, and your status. In order to complete your application, please submit the following with your application:

Non-Employer Based Programs (Complete questions 1-6 and Section I on the application)

  1. Evidence of licensure by the Florida Commission for Independent Education or equivalent licensing authority of another state or be within the public school system of the State of Florida.
  2. Sample Transcript and Sample Diploma .
  3. Copy of curriculum, catalog or other course descriptions.
  4. Copy of Faculty Credentials (job description, resume or curriculum vitae).

Employer Based Programs (Complete questions 1-6 and Section II on the application)

  1. Copy of Faculty Credentials (job description, resume or curriculum vitae).
  2. Copy of curriculum, catalog or other course descriptions.
  3. Sample evaluation to be filled out by participants at completion of program.

ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION MUST BE MET WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR OF THE RECEIPT OF YOUR APPLICATION OR THE APPLICATION WILL EXPIRE AND YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO REAPPLY AND RESUBMIT ALL DOCUMENTS.

Once all materials are submitted, an application specialist will review them. It may be necessary for the application specialist to request additional information.

The actual copy of your license should arrive within 7 days of the issue date.

There is no fee required for the registration of a Pharmacy Technician Training Program.

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Florida Statute

Chapter 456: Health Professions and Occupations: General Provisions
Chapter 465: Pharmacy

Florida Administrative Codes

Rule 64B16-26.351: Standards for Approval of Registered Pharmacy Technician Training Programs.