Arkansas Pharmacist License

Pharmacist in Arkansas

A license is necessary to practice pharmacy in the state of Arkansas.

Requirements include:

  • Must pass the NAPLEX
  • Must pass the Arkansas Jurisprudence Exam
  • 1500 internship hours
  • Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
  • No criminal record

Application also requires:

  • A passport style photo
  • A copy of driver’s license
  • A copy of birth certificate
  • $25 fee for license by examination
  • $37.75 fee for background check

Foreign graduates and non-US citizen have additional requirements:

  • Must pass FPGEE
  • Must pass TOEFL

Arkansas also allows licensure by reciprocity, except from California.  $312.75 fee if the license is received in an even numbered year, $237.75 if odd numbered year.

To maintain a pharmacist license in Arkansas, pharmacists need 30 CE (continuing education) credits every 2 years.  Twelve of the credits need to be live.

For more information, visit the Arkansas Board of Pharmacy.

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