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Renew your wholesale distributor and controlled substance licenses

Do you need to renew your wholesale distributor and controlled substance licenses? You can do both online. This page does not apply for pharmacies or nuclear pharmacies.

Board of Registration in Pharmacy

The Details

What you need

When to need to renew
  • Every year, by November 30th
    • 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

Fees

  • 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
Wholesale distributor renewal fee $900 each
Wholesale distributor controlled substance renewal fee - Schedules II-VI $225 each
Wholesale distributor controlled substance renewal fee - Schedules III-VI $225 each
Wholesale distributor controlled substance renewal fee - Schedule VI $225 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.

Contact

Address

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

Phone

Fax

(617) 973-0980

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