Requirements for Application for Pharmacist Licensure through Reciprocity until November 20, 2020
Requirements for Application for Pharmacist Licensure through Reciprocity effective December 9, 2020
*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'.
*Until November 20, 2020 - Applicant for reciprocity as a pharmacist shall submit to a criminal background check by means of a finger-print check by the FBI pursuant to 201 KAR 2:030 Section 6(7). Fingerprint cards will be mailed to the applicant upon receipt of the official license transfer application. Background Check Instructions. The combined fee for a fingerprint-based state and FBI CHAI check is $33.25. KY Fingerprinting Guide during COVID-19
*Effective December 9, 2020 - Criminal Background Check via IDENTOGO
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.