Requirements: [MS Code 73-21-83]
A. Have attained eighteen (18) years of age; and
B. Be a high school graduate or hold GED equivalent and furnish copy of such certificate to the Board; and
C. Be of good moral character as evidenced by having undergone and successfully passed a criminal background check conducted by the Board; and
D. Have submitted a written application including a passport quality photo on a form (s) prescribed by the Board; and
E. Have paid all fees associated with the criminal background check.
Each pharmacy technician shall renew his/her registration annually. To renew his/her registration, a technician shall:
A. Submit an application on the form prescribed by the Board; and
B. Pay a renewal fee not to exceed one-hundred dollars ($100.00) for the registration period April 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012 and annually thereafter.
C. Have successfully passed the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam or a Pharmacy Technician exam approved by the Board if the registration was obtained after April 1, 2011. This Certification must be maintained as specified or required by the examining authority.
D. If the registration was obtained after April 1, 2011, provide proof of a current approved certification.
Use of The National Pharmacy Technician Training Program is optional.
Can the ExCPT be Taken?
Certification is required upon renewal for any technicians registered with the Board
after April 1, 2011. The ExCPT is approved by the Mississippi Board of Pharmacy.
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