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Apply for a nuclear pharmacist license

Learn how to apply for a nuclear pharmacist license.

Bureau of Health Professions Licensure


The Details

What you need


  • Your Massachusetts Pharmacist Registration Number
  • Your Social Security Number (SSN)
  • The Educational and Training Requirements for a Nuclear Pharmacist:
    1. Two hundred (200) contact hours of formal academic training in the area of radiopharmaceutical preparation and handling.
    2. Either 3 months of full-time, or 500 hours of, actual on-the-job practical experience in the field of radioactive drugs and radiopharmaceutical services. This must be under the supervision of a qualified nuclear pharmacist in either:
      • A nuclear pharmacy providing nuclear pharmacy services.
      • In a structured nuclear pharmacy training program of a Board-approved college of pharmacy.
    3. The qualified nuclear pharmacist(s) must write a statement attesting to the completion of 500 hours of experience.


  • Pay by check or money order, payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Fees are non-refundable
Name Fee Unit
Nuclear Pharmacist licensure / application fee $300 each
Handling charge for returned checks $23 each

How to apply

  1. Download the Application, found below
  2. Fill out the application, including appropriate documentation
  3. Mail application to:

Board of Registration in Pharmacy
239 Causeway St.
Suite 200, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114




239 Causeway St., 5th Floor, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114



(617) 973-0980


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