If currently licensed as a pharmacy technician please complete Pharmacy Technician Renewal.
§15-7-2.3 “Pharmacy technician” means a person registered with the board to practice certain tasks related to the practice of pharmacist care in this State within the scope of practice permitted by West Virginia Code Section 30-5-12, as provided, permitted and limited by the laws and rules governing the practice of pharmacist care.
Individuals eligible for a Pharmacy Technician Registration must meet the following requirements:
Applications must be completed and include a 3X4 head and shoulders photograph. Completion includes the following if applicable:
If graduated from a competency-based pharmacy technician education and training program of a learning institution or training center as approved by legislative rule of the board, certification from that institution that the applicant has successfully completed the competency-based pharmacy technician education and training program of this learning institution or training center must be attached.
If graduated from a competency-based pharmacy technician education and training program of a learning institution or training center as approved by legislative rule of the board, certification from the PIC (Pharmacies-in-Charge) of that pharmacy that applicant has completed the required 20-hour training program as outlined in West Virginia Code of State Rules §15-7-3.1(a)(3) and 3.2 must be attached.
If completion of a 960-hour pharmacy provided, on-the-job, competency-based education and training program approved by the board, certification from the PIC (Pharmacies-in-Charge) of that pharmacy that applicant has completed the required 960-hour training program as outlined in West Virginia Code of State Rules §15-7-4 must be attached.
Certification that applicant has successfully completed an approved national certification exam (PTCB or EXCPT)
Copy of applicants national certificate must be attached
Certification that the information provided herein is true and accurate to the best of applicants’ knowledge, and that they are not an abuser of alcohol or drugs.
Forms that will need to be completed/uploaded during application.
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Per Rule §§ 15-1-4 Applicants must request a state and national electronic fingerprint-based criminal history record check through the West Virginia State Police process with the results being released to the Board. Please visit the L1 (WVSP’s agent) website at www.identogo.com or contact L1 at 1-855-766-7746 to complete the background check. You are responsible for any fees and costs. Background checks must be completed prior to applying for licensure through the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy. If you are currently a West Virginia resident, a 12 digit TCN number will be assigned to the applicant at completion of fingerprinting appointment. This 12 digit TCN number must be provided below to the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy as proof of completion. Nonresident applicants should follow the WV hard card process provided by L1 (WVSP’s agent) website at www.identogo.com or contact L1 at 1-855-766-7746 to complete the background check. Background check results are valid for 12 months.
IdentoGo Fingerprint based background check:
WV Resident Applicants:
Non-Resident Applicants: Follow WV Hard Card Process
If you have any questions regarding the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy application, please contact the Board office at 304-558-0558. For any questions regarding the Identogo Background Check process, application, fees or payments please contact L1 at 1-855-766-7746.
FALSE STATEMENTS CONCERNING ANY QUESTION ON THIS APPLICATION MAY BE SUBJECT TO DISCIPLINARY ACTION INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMMEDIATE REVOCATION OR SUSPENSION OF LICENSE OR REGISTRATION.