licensure requirements iconLICENSURE REQUIREMENTS


College of Pharmacists of British Columbia


 

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Pharmacist's Gateway Canada
Provincial and territorial licensure requirements.

» British Columbia


STEPS TO LICENSURE
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. However, note that the English language proficiency results are valid for two years from the date of the test.
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
Application to pharmacy regulatory authority
  • Pre-registration application fee ($399 includes CRC fee)
Bridging Program
  • See Structured Practical Training
Structured Practical Training                            (Canadian Pharmacy Practice Program $10,250)
Jurisprudence
  • Successful completion of the provincial ethics and jurisprudence examination ($249)
Licensure/Registration
  • Application for registration as a pharmacist in British Columbia ($699 includes CRC fee)
  • Proof of professional liability insurance (minimum $2 million dollars)

LEARN MORE - College of Pharmacists of British Columbia Detailed Requirements

Notes:
• All costs are presented in Canadian dollars and do not include taxes.
• Fees are subject to change.
• 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.