West Virginia Pharmacist License

Pharmacist in West Virginia

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

Requirements include:

  • Must pass the NAPLEX
  • Must pass the MPJE
  • 1500 internship hours
  • Degree from an accredited College of Pharmacy
  • No criminal record
  • At least 18 years of age

Application also requires:

  • Must pass Errors and Ommissions exam

Foreign graduates and non-US citizen have additional requirements:

  • Must pass FPGEE
  • Must pass TOEFL

West Virginia also allows licensure by reciprocity.

To maintain a pharmacist license in West Virginia, pharmacists need 30 CE (continuing education) credits every 2 years.  Two credits must be on end of life care education.  Six live credits.

For more information, visit the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy.


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