Rhode Island Pharmacist License

Pharmacist in Rhode Island

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

Requirements include:

  • Must pass the NAPLEX
  • Must pass the MPJE
  • 1500 internship hours
  • Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
  • No criminal record
  • Good moral character from 4 references

Application also requires:

  • $280 fee
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Passport style photo

Foreign graduates and non-US citizen have additional requirements:

  • Must pass FPGEE
  • Must pass TOEFL

Rhode IslandĀ also allows licensure by reciprocity.

To maintain a pharmacist license in Rhode Island, pharmacists need 15 CE (continuing education) credits every year. Five must be live.

For more information, visit the Rhode IslandĀ Board of Pharmacy.


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