Undergraduate from ACPE Pharmacy Program

If you are currently an undergraduate from an ACPE-accredited pharmacy program and you wish to work as a pharmacy student or take the Jurisprudence Exam before you graduate, follow the steps below:

If you intend to pursue registration as a pharmacist in Ontario once you graduate, you must enroll in the Pharmacists’ Gateway Canada (see Step 3 for further details) after you have graduated from your pharmacy program outside of Canada.

Step 1:

Step 2 (optional):

Step 3:

Step 4:

  • Jurisprudence Exam*
  • PEBC Qualifying Exam*
    • Successfully complete Parts I and II of the PEBC Qualifying Exam for pharmacists
    • This exam is administered by the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada
    • If you are enrolled with the Gateway, the College will confirm your results with the Gateway
    • If you are not enrolled in the Gateway, you must submit your PEBC number to the College so that your results can be confirmed

Step 5:

Fees & Timelines

Many of the requirements for registration have expiry dates to ensure that your knowledge, skills and judgment are current at the time of your final application. The chart that explains fees and timelines for undergraduates from an ACPE-accredited pharmacy program will help you anticipate the costs and time required to register as a pharmacist in Ontario.

*Non-exemptible requirement

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