New Hampshire Pharmacy Tech Info

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


Does New Hampshire regulate pharmacy technicians? Yes.

Is certification required to practice in New Hampshire? No.

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

When is registration required? You must apply for and receive registration before beginning employment.

Is licensure required? Yes.


State of New Hampshire Board of Pharmacy
www.nh.gov/pharmacy
Office: 57 Regional Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Telephone: 603-271-2350 Fax: 603-271-2856

Professional Association for New Hampshire Pharm Techs:
New Hampshire Pharmacists Association
www.nhpharmacists.net  

What do I have to do to become licensed?

  • Be 18 years old or older.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent or be working toward one.
  • Have no felony or misdemeanor convictions on drug-related charges.
  • Submit a written pharmacy technician application to the New Hampshire State Board of Pharmacy requesting registration as a pharmacy technician (download application here).
  • Include the nonrefundable fee of $25 (check or money order).
  • Complete a training program designed and overseen by the pharmacist-in-charge at the pharmacy in which you are employed.
Is training required?

 Yes, the supervising pharmacist oversees on-the-job training and keeps the appropriate records of the training.

Are there Continuing Education (CE) requirements? No.

How often is renewal required? Annually. All licenses expire March 31. Contact the pharmacy board via e-mail to obtain an application at pharmacy.board@nh.gov or call 603-271-2350. The renewal fee is $25.

What should I do if I change jobs or change my home address? Report the change to the Board in writing via mail, fax, or e-mail (pharmacy.board@nh.gov) within 15 days.

Other good info to know about New Hampshire pharmacy tech requirements:

  • A technician may only perform pharmacy functions that do not require professional judgment.
  • The supervising pharmacist (or pharmacist-in-charge) is responsible for all actions of the pharmacy technician.

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