Current provisional pharmacists
The requirements for General 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.
Current provisional pharmacists may apply for registration in the General Class by accessing the application form found in their registrant profile.
Completion of PEBC Qualifying Exams, Part I and II
Applicants must submit either a letter from PEBC or a certificate confirming successful completion of PEBC Qualifying exams. The letter or certificate may be uploaded to the registrant profile.
Completion of Post-Graduate Structured Practical Training Program
Applicants and preceptors must submit the required documentation to the PEICP office in person, by fax or by email.
Completion of Unstructured Practice Experience – Canadian Graduates Only
Canadian graduates must submit confirmation of completion of 280 hours of unstructured practice experience from any regulatory authority where they have completed unstructured practice experience, if transferring the hours to PEI. If the unstructured practice experience was completed in PEI and logged in a student’s registrant profile, it is not necessary to re-submit.
Completion of Pharmacy Practice Assessment – International Graduates Only
International graduates must complete a one week pharmacy practice assessment with an assessor chosen by the College. Please contact PEICP to arrange the assessment.
Regular sittings of the jurisprudence exam are held at the PEICP office. Special sittings can also be arranged.
CPR and First Aid
CPR and First Aid Requirements are set out in the CPR and First Aid Policy. At a minimum, applicants must have current certification in Emergency First Aid and CPR Level C. The certificate may be uploaded into the applicant’s registrant profile. Please ensure that the evidence of CPR and First Aid certification you submitted with your application for provisional registration is up to date.
Professional Liability Insurance
The professional liability insurance policy must be in accordance with section 14 of the Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Regulations. The policy certificate may be uploaded to the applicant’s registrant 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. Please ensure that the evidence of professional liability insurance you submitted with your application for provisional registration is up to date.
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.
Please ensure that the criminal record check you submitted with your application for provisional registration is up to date.
Applicants will access a fee invoice through the registrant profile. Applications are not considered complete until all required documentation is received and fees are paid. Fees are non-refundable.
When the application has been processed, the applicant will receive e-mail notification of registration as a general pharmacist.