Pharmacy Technician Registration
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The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy fulfills its mission through examination and licensure of pharmacists, regulation of the practice of pharmacy, inspection of licensed facilities, investigation of complaints, and the issuance of disciplinary orders and agreements for corrective action. Board staff also helps educate pharmacists and others about laws, rules and best standards of practice.
Application for Registration as a NEW Pharmacy Technician (Paper form is only used for new registration of pharmacy technicians)
Applications are available on the Board website at Technician Registration.
Any individual registering for the first time as a technician needs to be at least 18 year of age.
Individuals who register as a pharmacy technician for the first time or who register after letting their registrations lapse for more than 12 months, must be high school graduates or have a general educational development (GED) certificate. In addition, those individuals will have 12 months to complete Board approved pharmacy technician training. Additional information about technician training requirements can be found in the Pharmacy Technician Training Requirement Guidance Document.
Once you become registered, you are given a registration number that stays with you, even if you work at a different pharmacy.
Original Registration and annual renewal fee - $37.50
Period of Issuance:
Registration expires on December 31 of each year.
Length of Determination Process:
Approximately two weeks.