4729:1-2-03 Examination application for licensure as a pharmacist.

(A) Each person seeking to apply to take the examinations for licensure as a pharmacist shall submit the required application materials and fees to the national association of boards of pharmacy (NABP) and the following to the state board of pharmacy:

(1) A completed application form as provided by the board;

(2) A head and shoulders passport photograph (two by two inches) taken within the previous six months;

(3) Required fee; and

(4) Either of the following:

(a) A certificate of education completed and certified by an approved school of pharmacy documenting the successful graduation of the applicant with a doctor of pharmacy degree obtained after December 31, 2006; or

(b) The required hours of supervised practical experience pursuant to rule 4729:2-2-05 of the Administrative Code, and either:

(i) A certificate of education completed and certified by an approved school of pharmacy documenting the successful graduation of the applicant; or

(ii) Certification of having established educational equivalency by obtaining a "Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Commission" (FPGEC) certificate and evidence of successful completion of the "Test of English as a Foreign Language, Internet-based test (TOEFL iBT)" pursuant to rule 4729:1-2-04 of the Administrative Code.

(B) The state board of pharmacy may make an applicant eligible to take the required examinations as soon as the board receives all the items set forth in paragraph (A) of this rule.

(C) The state board of pharmacy may deny admission to the licensure examination.

Replaces: 4729-5-33

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4729:1-2-03

Effective: 9/15/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/15/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 4729.07, 4729.08
Prior Effective Dates: 10/27/11