Registration as a Provisional Pharmacy Technician
Canadian Graduates - Requirements
Provisional registration allows new graduates an opportunity to practice to full scope, under the supervision of a preceptor, while completing the required post-graduate practice experience and awaiting results of PEBC examinations.
The requirements for Provisional Registration are set out in the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Regulations.
Unless otherwise specified, all documentation must be received by the PEI College of Pharmacy in its original form or as a notarized copy. Original documents may be presented to the PEI College of Pharmacy office to be copied by staff.
Applicants may download a registration checklist to assist them in registering as a provisional pharmacy technician.
Provisional Pharmacy Technican Application form
Proof of Identity
Applicants must submit either a copy of their passport or citizenship card, or their birth certificate and government-issued photo ID. A notarized copy may be submitted by mail or the original may be presented to the PEICP office.
Graduation from an Accredited Pharmacy Technician Program or Pharmacy Degree
Applicants must submit proof of completion of a pharmacy technician program or pharmacy degree. Proof can be provided directly from the educational institution, by presenting the original diploma or degree to the PEICP office or by submitting a notarized copy by mail.
Professional Liability Insurance
The professional liability insurance policy must be in accordance with section 40 of the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Regulations.
The policy certificate may be uploaded to the applicant's member profile. If the policy certificate is not immediately available, a paid receipt showing the expiry date of the policy and the policy amount is accepted in the interim.
Criminal Record Check
The PEI College of Pharmacy Criminal Record Check Policy requires that applicants submit the results of an Extended Police Information Check (EPIC) that has been completed within 3 months of application. An EPIC is valid for a period of 5 years once on file with the College providing there has not been a break in registration. At the discretion of the College, registrants may be selected to provide an additional EPIC before their expiration date.
The College has partnered with MyBackCheck.com to provide criminal record checks for registration with PEICP. Select the link below to request a record check.