Currently a Pharmacy Assistant in Canada

This pathway to registration is now closed. However, some applicants who are already in the process may proceed. Please read carefully to ensure you qualify to pursue this pathway to registration:


1. Did you successfully complete the OCP Certification Exam, or the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC) Evaluating Exam prior to January 1, 2012?

NO — You do not qualify for this pathway to registration. Enroll in a CCAPP-Accredited Pharmacy Technician Education Program to pursue registration as a pharmacy technician in Ontario.

YES — Continue to question 2.

2. Did you successfully complete all four courses of the National Bridging Education Program prior to January 1, 2015?

NO — You do not qualify for this pathway to registration. Enroll in a CCAPP-Accredited Pharmacy Technician Education Program to pursue registration as a pharmacy technician in Ontario.

YES — You qualify for this pathway.


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Step 2


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Fees & Timelines

Many of the requirements for registration have expiry dates to ensure that your knowledge, skills and judgement are current at the time of your final application. The chart that explains fees and timelines for applicants who are currently employed as a pharmacy assistant in Canada helps you anticipate the costs and time required to register as a pharmacy technician 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