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Missouri Pharmacy License

Missouri Pharmacy License

If you are thinking about becoming a pharmacist in the state of Missouri, you might have some questions. Or maybe you just want to ensure that the pharmacist that you in most cases visit is, actually, a licensed professional. You can make a Missouri pharmacist license lookup for your pharmacist on the Missouri Board of pharmacy license lookup website.

If you are trying to get a Missouri pharmacist license, here are some of the most common questions people have.

How do I become a pharmacist in Missouri?

To become a licensed pharmacist in Missouri you should apply to the Missouri Board of Pharmacy. Here are the steps to get a pharmacist license:

  1. Firstly, fill the Missouri Pharmacist Examination Application
  2. Secondly, pay the application fee, which is $150
  3. Thirdly, submit your fingerprints and complete a criminal background check
  4. After that, pass the North American Pharmacist Licensure Exam (NAPLEX)
  5. And, the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Exam (MPJE) for Missouri

The exams are administered by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). To register for you should go to the NABP official website, create an account, and make the required payments.

There are three more types of application you can submit:

  • The Missouri Pharmacist Licensure Transfer (Reciprocity) Application,
  • Foreign Pharmacy School Graduate Examination Application,
  • And, Foreign Pharmacy School Graduate Transfer Reciprocity Application.

Before you apply choose the proper one.

How do I get my pharmacy tech license in Missouri?

The pharmacy technicians should be registered with the Missouri Board of Pharmacy:

  • Firstly, you should be 18
  • Secondly, pass a criminal background check

A high school diploma or any other certifications are not required.

But, if you want to have a better job and receive a good salary, you will need to pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification exam. To pass the exam you should have a high school diploma.

The payment for the exam is $129.

After that, you should register with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board.

It may take 1 to 2 weeks for the Board to issue your license.

And you should renew it every two years. If you pass the exam and register with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board you will need to complete hours of Continuing Education. Before the license expiration day, you will receive an email with the renewal requirements and steps.

How do I verify a Missouri medical license?

To verify a medical license in the state of Missouri you should visit the Missouri Division of Professional Registration website and click on license search.

After that choose Active Licensee Search. And type the name or if you know the license number.

You will find the necessary information you were looking for.

How long does it take to get a medical license in Missouri?

For your full Missouri medical license, you will have to wait about 3 months.

But if there are some missing documents the Board will ask you to complete the application form correctly and submit all the required documents.

So, before applying for the license, make sure that all the documents are collected and the application and license fees are paid.

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