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Alberta College of Pharmacists


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Pharmacist's Gateway Canada
Provincial and territorial licensure requirements.

» Alberta

Gateway Enrolment
  • Candidate number from Pharmacists' Gateway Canada ($325 + tax, if applicable)
Language Proficiency
  • English language proficiency may be completed at any time prior to applying to the pharmacy regulatory authority
Academic Qualification and Knowledge Assessment
  • Successful completion of the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) Document Evaluation ($600) and Evaluating Examination ($600)
  • Successful completion of the PEBC Qualifying Examination Part I and II ($2250)
  • The process is different for U.S. Graduates
Bridging Program
  • Not mandatory in Alberta
Application to pharmacy regulatory authority
  • Registration in an internship program/provisional registration ($536).  Please note that the documents already in your profile with Pharmacists' Gateway Canada do not need to be resubmitted.  Please include your National ID number on the application form.
Structured Practical Training
  • Successful completion of 1,000 hours of Structured Practical Training (SPT)
  • Successful completion of the provincial ethics and jurisprudence examination ($149)
  • Pharmacy practice permit fee ($802)
  • Proof of professional liability insurance (minimum $2 million dollars)

LEARN MORE - Alberta College of Pharmacists Detailed Requirements

• All costs are presented in Canadian dollars and do not include taxes.
• The information in this table is only a summary. The official position of each Pharmacy Regulatory Authority is defined in their governing legislation available on their website.
• Consult the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) website to learn more about their process and requirements.