Florida Pharmacist License

Pharmacist in Florida

A license is necessary to practice pharmacy in Florida.

Requirements include:

  • Must pass the NAPLEX
  • Must pass the MPJE
  • 2080 internship hours if you did not graduate after Jan 1, 2001 with a Pharm D
  • Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
  • No criminal record
  • Medical history
  • At least 18 years of age

Application also requires:

  • $295 fee
  • A medication error course
  • Copy of Social Security Card

Foreign graduates and non-US citizen have additional requirements:

  • Must pass FPGEE
  • Must pass TOEFL

Florida also allows licensure by endorsement.

To maintain a pharmacist license in Florida, pharmacists need 30 CE (continuing education) credits every 2 years.  One credit must be on the topic of HIV/AIDS.  Two credits must be on the topic of medication errors and prevention.  Ten credits must be live.

For more information, visit the Florida Board of Pharmacy.


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