Resident Pharmacy Permit Information

Updated 7/28/2021

Pursuant to KRS 315.035, a pharmacy permit is required to operate a pharmacy in Kentucky. Pharmacy permits expire annually on June 30th. Renewal postcards will be mailed at the end of April. Online renewals will be available beginning in May. Delinquent renewal fee of $100 is assessed if permit has lapsed.


Requirements for a Resident Pharmacy Permit

  • Complete the Application For Permit To Operate A Pharmacy In Kentucky and indicate that you are a "New Facility".
  • A payment of $125, by check, made out to the "Kentucky State Treasurer".
  • Mail the completed application and check to
    State Office Building Annex, Suite 300
    125 Holmes Street
    Frankfort, KY 40601
  • Inspection. Inspection Templates are provided below to prepare for inspection.
Community Pharmacy Inspection Template
Hospital Pharmacy Inspection Template
Nonsterile Pharmacy Inspection Template
Sterile Pharmacy Inspection Template
Nuclear Pharmacy Inspection Template

Requirements for a Change of Ownership for an existing Pharmacy Permit

  • Complete the Application For Permit To Operate A Pharmacy In Kentucky and indicate that you are a "Change of Ownership".
  • A payment of $75, by check, made out to the "Kentucky State Treasurer".
  • Signed document of previous owner or legal documentation of the ownership change.
  • Mail the completed application, signed document and check to
    State Office Building Annex, Suite 300
    125 Holmes Street
    Frankfort, KY 40601

If you have any questions regarding what constitutes an ownership change, please call the Board office. If you are restructuring your ownership, please provide a letter of notification and details regarding this restructuring to determine if this is classified as a change of ownership.


Requirements for Change of Address/Location for an existing Pharmacy Permit

  • Complete the Application For Permit To Operate A Pharmacy In Kentucky and indicate that you are a "Change of Address/Location".
  • A payment of $75, by check, made out to the "Kentucky State Treasurer".
  • Mail the completed application and check to
    State Office Building Annex, Suite 300
    125 Holmes Street
    Frankfort, KY 40601

Remodels within an existing location [no change in existing approved perimeter wall structure or security] are not required to submit an application. They should contact their inspector and notify them of this change. Remodels within an existing location [changes will be made to their existing approved perimeter wall structure or security] are required to submit an application and receive Board approval prior to the change.


Requirements for a Name Change for an existing Pharmacy Permit

State Office Building Annex, Suite 300
125 Holmes Street
Frankfort, KY 40601


Requirements for Change of Pharmacist-In-Charge

Pharmacist-In-Charge changes should be submitted to the Board within 14 business days to avoid any disciplinary actions.​

  • Complete the Change of Pharmacist-In-Charge.
  • Mail the completed application to
    State Office Building Annex, Suite 300
    125 Holmes Street
    Frankfort, KY 40601

To request to be a dual PIC, complete the Dual PIC Form and submit to the Board office. This will be presented at the next scheduled Board meeting for review and approval.


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State Office Building Annex, Suite 300
125 Holmes Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
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Resident Pharmacy Permit Information