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Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists


 

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Pharmacist's Gateway Canada
Provincial and territorial licensure requirements.

» Nova Scotia


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
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
  • Recommended but not mandatory in Nova Scotia
Application to pharmacy regulatory authority
  • Registration as an intern ($115)
  • Applicants are encouraged to contact Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia (ISANS), a community-based organization that welcomes newcomers and offers a full range of support along a settlement continuum.
Structured Practical Training
  • Successful completion of 20 weeks (800 hours) of Structured Practical Training (SPT) plus a one week practice assessment ($360)
Jurisprudence
  • Successful completion of the Nova Scotia jurisprudence examination ($215)
Licensure/Registration
  • Submit initial registration fee ($190)
  • Application for registration as a pharmacist in Nova Scotia($925).
  • Proof of professional liability insurance

LEARN MORE - Nova Scotia College of Pharmacists Detailed Requirements

Notes:
• 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.