Register as a Pharmacy Student or Intern

The Pharmacy Act, 2012 requires pharmacy students and interns to register with the Newfoundland and Labrador Pharmacy Board (NLPB). Registration of a student or intern confers upon them the right to perform tasks within the scope of practice of a pharmacist, but only under the direct supervision of a pharmacist.

For a complete list of currently registered students and interns, visit the NLPB Public Register.

Register as a Pharmacy Student

Pharmacy students registering for the first time are required to complete and submit the following application, along with required documentation:

Once registered, you can renew your registration each year through the NLPB Online Registrant Portal following the steps outlined on the Annual Registration Renewal page.

The deadline to register as a student, including the payment of fees, is September 30th of each year. The registration period is effective October 1-September 30.

For more information regarding registering and practicing as a pharmacy student, please review the Registration as a Pharmacy Student Interpretation Guide.


Register as a Pharmacy Intern

Pharmacy graduates who have not previously registered with NLPB will need to complete and submit an application to register and practice as a Pharmacy Intern, and before beginning practical training.

Registration as a pharmacy intern is valid for the period of time specified in the certificate of registration. It is not subject to renewal but may be extended, as necessary. If you are a pharmacy intern and need to extend your initial registration as an intern, please complete and submit the following form:

For more information regarding registering and practicing as a pharmacy intern, please review the Registration as a Pharmacy Intern Interpretation Guide.

Apply for Practical Training

Once registered as a pharmacy intern, pharmacy interns wishing to apply for practical training can do so by completing and submitting the following form:

Once the request is submitted and approved, you will receive an email to confirm you may begin.

Choosing a Preceptor

PLEASE NOTE: If your preceptor is leaving the pharmacy during your practical training period, please contact NLPB Registration and Licensing as soon as possible to discuss your options.

Additional Resources

For additional resources, 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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