Reciprocal Information

Updated 6/1/2021

Requirements for Application for Pharmacist Licensure through Reciprocity

*MPJE Registration

*A passing grade for the MPJE is required for licensure.

*License Transfer Application from NABP 


*Submission to the Board of the official license transfer application received from NABP and payment of $250. Checks made payable to 'Kentucky State Treasurer'.


*Applicant for reciprocity for licensure as a Kentucky Pharmacist shall submit to a query of the National Practitioner Data Bank of the United States Department of Health and Human Services pursuant to 201 KAR 2:030 Section 2(6).  This query will be submitted by the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy.  There is a fee of $25 for this query. It may be included with the application fee of $250 or paid separately. Checks made payable to 'Kentucky State Treasurer'.


*Criminal Background Check via IDENTOGO
  • Must pre-enroll online at https:/ for Livescan or Cardscan Processing for a $51.25 fee. Kentucky Board of Pharmacy Code 27GJX1
  • Livescan is recommended for In State applicants as there are less rejections, quicker processing and tracking.  
  • If your fingerprint submission is rejected, the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy will notify you. You will then follow the same process for resubmission of your fingerprints.
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125 Holmes Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
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(502) 564-7910


(502) 696-3806

Reciprocal Information