NOTICE TO RECIPROCITY APPLICANTS - MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2107
If you are applying for a first-time North Carolina license to practice pharmacy and hold a military occupational specialty as a pharmacist, or if you are the spouse of an active member of the United States armed forces and currently licensed as a pharmacist in another state, please contact Missy Betz at the Board of Pharmacy (919.246.1050 ext 208) prior to applying for a North Carolina pharmacist license.
Effective 9/29/2015, pharmacists wishing to reciprocate their licenses to North Carolina will NOT be required to appear in person at the Board office.
Also effective 9/29/2015, a California licensee who passed the NAPLEX on or after January 1, 2004 will be eligible to proceed through the reciprocity process in North Carolina.
All eligible Reciprocity candidates will be licensed weekly, on Wednesdays. Please reference the timeline below for specifics.
If you have any questions, please contact Missy Betz.
Reciprocity Process Instructions
Reciprocity Application Effective August 30, 2017 - All new applicants must first register through the Board's Gateway to create a user name and password. The Gateway allows access to all applications.
NC Pharmacy Laws
NC Pharmacy Rules
You may visit the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists' website at www.ncpharmacists.org to take additional courses to prepare for the MPJE. The NC Board does not endorse any particular preparatory course or take any position on whether such a course is needed or advisable.
If you have questions about reciprocating your license, please contact Missy Betz at 919.246.1050 ext. 208 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.