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49 Pa. Code § 27.21. Application for examination and licensure.


§ 27.21. Application for examination and licensure.

 (a)  A candidate for licensure to practice pharmacy by examination applying to take the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) and the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) shall obtain an application for licensure from the Board, complete the application and file the application with the Board.

 (b)  The applicant shall include in the application proof of graduation with a B.S. or advanced degree in pharmacy granted by an ACPE accredited school or college; affidavits of all internship experience gained prior to submitting the application; and the application fee.

 (c)  The applicant shall also complete and submit the examination fees and examination registration forms to the test administrator.

 (d)  Affidavits of internship experience shall be filed before authorization to take the exam is given.


   The provisions of this §  27.21 amended under section 812.1 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. §  279.3a); and sections 3, 4(j), 6(k) and 8.2 of the Pharmacy Act (63 P. S. § §  390-3, 390-4(j), 390-6(k) and 8.2).


   The provisions of this §  27.21 amended May 23, 1997, effective May 24, 1997, 27 Pa.B. 2545; amended October 16, 1998, effective October 17, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 5241; amended December 24, 2009, effective December 26, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 7205. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (287433) to (287434).

Cross References

   This section cited in 49 Pa. Code §  27.52 (relating to graduates of foreign schools and noncitizens).

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