International Pharmacy Graduate — PACE

The chart shows fees and timelines specific to graduates from an international pharmacy program who undergo PACE.

Fees are payable in Canadian dollars and do not include applicable taxes. In most cases, acceptable forms of payment to the College are Visa, MasterCard, American Express, cheque, money order or cash. However, fees for applications for a Certificate of Registration and the Jurisprudence Exam must be paid online by credit card. Third party organizations may have restrictions in the types of payments that they accept. Fees are subject to change.

Note: OCP's processing time may be longer than 10 days during peak periods.


Application Fees

Application Fee Processing Time Valid For Notes
Student application $75 +HST Up to 10 business days Status valid for 2 years Processed upon confirmation of enrollment and attendance in the IPG program
Practice Assessment of Competence at Entry (PACE) None Up to 10 business days 2 years after date of successful completion of PACE May apply upon graduation from the IPG program. Must be completed while registered as a student.
Intern application - optional $75 +HST Up to 10 business days Status valid for 1 year
Must have successfully completed PACE to be eligible
Pharmacist final application $75 +HST Up to 10 business days Processed when all pharmacist registration requirements have been met

Jurisprudence Exam

Examination Fee Processing Time Valid For Notes
Jurisprudence Examination

Offered in February, May, August and November
$100
+HST

Online application processed immediately

Paper application takes up to 10 business days

Results are released 4 to 5 weeks after the exam

3 years

Application deadline is Jan 1, Apr 1, Jul 1 or Oct 1 for the exam scheduled for the following month

Late application deadline is three weeks prior to the exam date (Late fee of $50 + HST applies)


New Registrant Fee

Dates Fee Processing Time Valid For Notes

Pharmacist registering between March 10 and Aug. 31

$600
+HST

Valid until March 10 of following year

Applicable to your first year of registration only*

Pharmacist registering between Sept. 1 and March 9

$300
+HST

Valid until March 10 of following year

Applicable to your first year of registration only*


*Annual member fee ($600 + HST) is due on or before March 10 of each subsequent year.


Third Party Fees

Third Party Fee Processing Time Valid For Notes
Pharmacists’ Gateway Canada enrollment
$325 +HST per pharmacy regulatory authority selected Online application processed immediately
Must have graduated from your pharmacy degree program
International Pharmacy Graduate Program
$CPS I Application - $250 +HST
Course - $6,500 +HST

CPS II Application - $250 +HST
Course - $6,500 +HST

Some bursaries available

2 years
Application deadline is one month prior to the start of the session

In-class sessions last 8 weeks with 4 weeks between CPS I and CPS II.

Online sessions are 14 weeks each, running consecutively.

Parts of this program may be completed before your arrival in Canada.
Language proficiency testing
$250 to $350 +HST if applicable depending on exam and country
Timelines vary depending on the agency 2 years from test date Application deadline is usually one week before the test date

May be completed before your arrival in Canada
PEBC Document Review
$600

Acknowledgement – 2 weeks (approx)

Results – 8 weeks
5 years

May be completed before your arrival in Canada

PEBC Evaluating Exam
$535

Application with Document Review – 3 months (approx)

Results – 3 weeks
Must successfully complete within 5 years of document review

May be offered in London, England for an additional fee
PEBC Qualifying Exam
Part I: $415


Part II: $1575

Application — 3 months

(approx)


Results — 6 weeks (approx)

Accepted as proof that your knowledge, skills and judgement are current for three years from latest pass date Must successfully complete both parts within 3 years of each other

Professional liability insurance

Varies

1 year. Must be maintained as long as you are registered as a student, intern or Part A pharmacist

The College does not endorse any particular insurance provider

Time & Cost Estimates

Following graduation from the IPG program, a person who plans ahead to meet application deadlines and is able to complete each requirement in the minimum time may complete the remaining registration process within three months. The entire registration process could be completed within 16 months. Some applicants may require two to three years.

Estimated fees paid to the College are $250 plus the annual fee. These fees are outlined in the College By-Laws.

Estimated fees paid to third parties are $17,200 plus the annual liability insurance premium.


If you have questions about the registration process send an email to memberapplications@ocpinfo.com or phone 416-962-4861 or 1-800-220-1921 ext. 3400