Pharmacy Technician Licensed in Canada Outside Ontario

The chart shows fees and timelines specific to pharmacy technicians licensed in Canada outside Ontario.

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
Pre-registration application $300
+HST

Up to 10 business days

File kept open for 5 years Processed upon receipt of all required supporting documentation
Pharmacy technician final application $75
+HST

Up to 10 business days

Processed when all pharmacy technician 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

Pharmacy technician registering between March 10 — Aug. 31

$400
+HST

Valid until March 10 of following year

Applicable to your first year of registration only*

Pharmacy technician registering between Sept. 1 — March 9

$200
+HST

Valid until March 10 of following year

Applicable to your first year of registration only*

*Annual member fee ($400 + HST) is due on or before March 10 of each subsequent year.


Third Party Fees

Third Party Fee Processing Time Valid For Notes

Professional liability insurance

Varies

1 year. Must be maintained as long as you are registered as a pharmacist technician.

The College does not endorse any particular insurance provider.

Time & Cost Estimates

A pharmacy technician licensed in another Canadian province who plans ahead to meet application deadlines could complete their entire registration process within three months.

Estimated fees paid to the College are $475 plus the annual fee. These fees are outlined in the College By-Laws.


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