Fees & Timelines

Registration fees and estimated timelines vary based on the registration type and the applicant’s path to registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board (NLPB).

Fees

NLPB accepts Visa, Mastercard, cheque, or money order for payment of fees.

A list of all NLPB-issued fees required for registration, licensing, and authorization, as well as additional processing fees, please refer to the appropriate Schedule of Fees below:

For fees related to third parties, please visit the appropriate link below. Third parties may have restrictions on the types of payments they accept.

Please note that English language proficiency tests, certificate of conduct, and professional liability insurance will vary by provider.

Timelines

The following tables outline the standard processing time of registration-related applications and requirements, as well as how long each requirement is valid and additional notes. Please select the appropriate table from the list below:

Pharmacist Applicant Timelines

Application Processing Time Valid For Notes
Registration as a Canadian Student or Intern 2 weeks 1 year Required for students and graduates of CCAPP-accredited programs
Registration as an International Pharmacy Graduate Intern 3-4 weeks 1 year Required for graduates of international pharmacy programs
Application for Practical Training 5-7 business days 6 months Required to complete the practical training program
Registration as a Pharmacist 3-6 weeks 1 year Annual renewal of registration is due on or before November 30 of each subsequent year
Registration Examination (Jurisprudence) 2 weeks 2 years See Registration Exam schedule
Letter of Standing 5-7 business days 3 months To be issued directly to requesting body
Application for Authorization 5-7 business days Indefinitely Required to perform expanded scopes of practice

 

Pharmacy Technician Applicant Timelines

Application Processing Time Valid For Notes
Pre-registration 5-7 business days 2 years Required for registration for examination
Application for Practical Training 5-7 business days 6 months Required to complete the practical training program
Registration as a Pharmacy Technician 3-6 weeks 1 year Annual renewal of registration is due on or before November 30 of each subsequent year
Registration Examination (Jurisprudence) 2 weeks 2 years See Registration Exam schedule
Letter of Standing 5-7 business days 3 months To be issued directly to requesting body

 

Third-Party Timelines

Requirement Provider Processing Time Valid For Notes
Pharmacists’ Gateway Canada Enrolment NAPRA Online application processed immediately Until registered by the provincial regulatory authority Required for graduates of international pharmacy programs
Document Evaluation PEBC Acknowledgment: 6 weeks (approx.)
Results: 8 weeks
5 years Required for graduates of international pharmacy programs
Pharmacist Evaluating Exam PEBC Application: 3 months (approx.)
Results: 3 weeks
No expiry Required for graduates of international pharmacy programs
Pharmacist Qualifying Exam PEBC Application: 3 months (approx.)
Results: 8 weeks
No expiry Required for graduates of CCAPP-accredited programs
Language proficiency testing Various Varies 2 years from date of test Required for graduates of international pharmacy programs
Police record check (criminal check) Local police agency or private investigative agency Up to 3 weeks 6 months from date of issue Required for practicing pharmacists, technicians, students, and interns
Professional Liability Insurance Insurance provider Varies Effective dates of policy Required for practicing pharmacists, technicians, students, and interns
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