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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 110. Board of Pharmacy
Chapter 21. Regulations Governing the Licensure of Pharmacists and Registration of Pharmacy Technicians
6/26/2022

18VAC110-21-90. Requirements for foreign-trained applicants.

A. Applicants for licensure who were trained in foreign schools of pharmacy shall obtain the FPGEC certificate prior to being allowed to register as a pharmacy intern and gain the required practical experience in Virginia.

B. After obtaining the FPGEC certificate, the applicant may apply for a pharmacy intern registration and shall fulfill the requirements for practical experience set forth in 18VAC110-21-50 and 18VAC110-21-60 before being admitted to examinations required by 18VAC110-21-80.

C. Applicants for licensure who were trained in foreign schools of pharmacy shall also complete and achieve passing scores on the examinations set forth in 18VAC110-21-80 before being licensed as a pharmacist.

D. Applicants for licensure who were trained in foreign schools of pharmacy, but who subsequently have been granted a professional degree from a program of a school of pharmacy that meets the requirements of § 54.1-3312 of the Code of Virginia, as specified in 18VAC110-21-70, shall be exempt from the requirement for a FPGEC certificate but shall fulfill the requirements for practical experience set forth in 18VAC110-21-50 and 18VAC110-21-60 before being admitted to examinations required by 18VAC110-21-80.

Statutory Authority

§§ 54.1-2400 and 54.1-3307 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 36, Issue 6, eff. December 11, 2019.

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