Obtaining a Texas Pharmacist License
Based on Rule 283.9, once an applicant has successfully completed all requirements for licensure, a license will be issued with a 30 day expiration date. The first renewal fee must be paid within the first 30 days of licensure.
- Forms, instructions, and information those seeking to obtain a new pharmacist license in Texas If you are currently licensed in a state other than Texas, please refer to the instruction for Reciprocity.
- Forms, instructions, and information are provided for pharmacists currently licensed in a state other than Texas seeking to reciprocate (license transfer) to Texas.
- Process for pharmacist who held a Texas license which is now expired.
- Score Transfer
- Forms, instructions, and guidelines for obtaining licensure by Score Transfer.
- Foreign Pharmacy Graduate
- Information for a pharmacist whose undergraduate pharmacy degree was conferred outside the United States by a pharmacy school listed in the World Directory of Schools of Pharmacy published by the World Health Organization, and whose degree program is not accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmaceutical Education.
- Forms and instructions for both Student Interns (currently enrolled in an approved college of pharmacy program) and Extended Interns (foreign graduate or pharmacist who must obtain intern hours to fulfill licensure requirements).
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (link opens new window)
For further information, contact the Pharmacist Licensing Division at 512/305-8000.