Kansas Pharmacy Tech Info

Looking for Kansas pharmacy tech information? Following are the important facts you need to know about the requirements for pharmacy technicians in Kansas.

Does Kansas regulate pharmacy technicians? Yes.

Is certification required to practice in Kansas? No.

What certification exam(s) is/are approved by the state? PTCB (PTCE) and ICPT (ExCPT)

When is registration required? Before beginning employment.

Is licensure required? Yes. You must be registered with the Board BEFORE accepting employment in a pharmacy.

Kansas Board of Pharmacy
Office: 800 SW Jackson Street, Suite 1414
Topeka, Kansas 66612
Telephone: 785-296-4056 Fax: 785-296-8420

Professional Association for Pharmacy Techs:
Kansas Pharmacists Association

What do I have to do to become licensed?

  • Request an application packet from the Kansas State Board of Pharmacy here.
  • Include the nonrefundable application fee of $75.
Is training required?

  Yes. All pharmacists-in-charge will train their own technicians and maintain proper records.

Are there Continuing Education (CE) requirements? No.

How often is renewal required? Biannually. Pharmacy technician licenses expire on October 31 of the renewal year. Renewal applications are sent by the Board to the license holder’s home address; they are not available online. The renewal fee is $25.

What should I do if I change jobs or change my home address? Report the change to the Board within 30 days.

Other good info to know about pharmacy tech requirements in Kansas:

  • The pharmacy technician’s certificate of registration must be displayed and visible to the public in the pharmacy where the technician is employed.
  • The technician-to-pharmacist ratio is 2:1. The pharmacist, however, may supervise three technicians if two of the three have been certified by a board-approved program.
  • The supervising pharmacist is responsible for all actions of the pharmacy technician.

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