Register as a Pharmacist

To practice as a pharmacist in Newfoundland and Labrador, you are required to register with the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board (NLPB).

Registration Requirements for a Pharmacist

In addition to meeting general requirements for registration with NLPB, as detailed on the Registration Requirements page, pharmacists must also meet specific education, practical training, examination, and membership requirements. For specific information regarding the registration process, please choose the appropriate option below:


Practical Training Requirements

Applicants for registration as a pharmacist must complete a period of practical training under the supervision of an approved preceptor. This training is in addition to any experiential training completed as part of an accredited pharmacy education program. The minimum number of hours required varies depending on the pharmacist education program from which the applicant has graduated. For specific information regarding practical training requirements, please choose the appropriate option below:

Prior to applying to begin practical training, applicants must first apply to NLPB to be registered as a Pharmacy Intern. Please follow the steps outlined for Pharmacy Interns to apply to start practical training.


Register as a Pharmacist

Once all other requirements have been met, applicants can begin the final steps of registering with NLPB by completing and submitting the following application:


For additional resources, including NLPB Registration Exam information, visit the Registration Requirements page.

For a list of applicable fees and timeline estimates, visit the Fees & Timelines page.

For more information, contact NLPB Registration at

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