Apply for a pharmacy technician license by reciprocity

If you received a pharmacy technician license in another state, you may be able to transfer your license to MA.

Bureau of Health Professions Licensure

The Details of Apply for a pharmacy technician license by reciprocity

What you need for Apply for a pharmacy technician license by reciprocity

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants are required to maintain a copy of the most recent Rules and Regulations of the Board.

You must
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Be of good moral character and not been convicted of a drug-related felony.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent, or currently enrolled in a program that awards such a degree or certificate.
If you have a current pharmacy technician license in another state
  • A certified statement from each state of licensure confirming that each license is both:
    • In good standing
    • Without disciplinary action
  • Documentation showing at least one license has been active for a minimum of a full year.
If you don't have a current pharmacy technician license in another state
  • Certificate of completion of an ASHP-accredited or state Board-approved Pharmacy Technician Training Program
  • Documentation showing you have completed at least 500 hours of practical experience

Fees for Apply for a pharmacy technician license by reciprocity

  • You must pay the fee to PCS by money order or Visa or MasterCard
  • Fees are non-refundable and non-transferable
Name Fee Unit
Pharmacy technician application $150 each
Handling charge for returned checks $23 each

How to apply Apply for a pharmacy technician license by reciprocity

Once you have read the eligibility requirements, you can apply for your license online.

  1. Go to the PCS web portal.
  2. Click Application Process.
  3. Follow the prompts to complete the application.

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Contact for Apply for a pharmacy technician license by reciprocity

Address
239 Causeway St., 5th Floor, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114
Fax
(617) 973-0980
Address
150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 800, Nashville, TN 37219

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