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Renew your pharmacy and controlled substance licenses

Do you need to renew your pharmacy/nuclear pharmacy and controlled substance licenses? You can do both online.

Board of Registration in Pharmacy

The Details

What you need

When to need to renew
  • Every odd year, by December 31st
    • If your renewal is received beyond the license expiration date, you will have to pay an additional fee, listed below.
What you need
  • Your Online Licensing username and password
    • If you do not have an account yet, you may search for your records with your Date of Birth and SSN


  • For online applications, you will pay by credit or debit card
  • For paper applications, you will pay by check or money order. Make it payable to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Please don't send cash or foreign currency.
  • All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable
Name Fee Unit
Drug store (pharmacy) renewal fee $525 each
Nuclear pharmacy renewal fee $525 each
Late renewal fee $57 per late license renewal (in addition to renewal fee)
Handling charge for returned checks $23 each

How to renew

Renew your license online through our Online Licensing portal.

We encourage you to renew online. To get a paper application, you can call the Board at the number listed below.



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



(617) 973-0980


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