International Pharmacy Technician Applicant — Passed PEBC Qualifying Exam on 1st Attempt

If you are an international pharmacy technician applicant who passed both parts of the PEBC Qualifying Exam for pharmacy technicians on the first attempt, follow the steps below to register as a pharmacy technician in Ontario.


Step 1:


Step 2:

  • Structured Practical Training (SPT)*

Step 3:

  • Apply to Register as a Pharmacy Technician
  • You must accept the Panel's decision in writing before your pharmacy technician registration will be processed
  • Further Requirements*
    • Successfully complete any further education and/or training as directed by the Panel

Step 4:

  • Jurisprudence Exam*

Step 5:


Time & Cost Estimates

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 Fees & Timelines chart lists all registration-related fees and timelines to help you anticipate the time and costs required to register as a pharmacy technician in Ontario.


An international pharmacy technician applicant who passed both parts of the PEBC Qualifying Exam on their first attempt, plans ahead to meet application deadlines, and is able to complete each requirement in the minimum time may complete the remaining registration process within 4.5 months. Their entire registration process could be completed within 10 months.

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

Estimated fees paid to third parties are $2,150 plus the annual liability insurance premium.

*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