Graduate from ACPE Pharmacy Program

If you are a graduate from an ACPE-accredited pharmacy program, follow the steps below to register as a pharmacist in Ontario.

Step 1:
Step 2:
  • PEBC Document Evaluation
    • Your education and professional credentials must be evaluated and ruled acceptable as part of the PEBC Pharmacist US Document Evaluation
    • This is administered by the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada
Step 3:
Step 4:
  • PEBC Qualifying Exam*
    • Successfully complete Parts I and II of the PEBC Qualifying Exam for pharmacists
    • You may complete this exam at any point after you have completed Step 2
    • This exam is administered by the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada
    • The College will confirm your results with the Gateway
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 pharmacist in Ontario.

Following graduation from an ACPE-accredited pharmacy program, a person who plans ahead to meet application deadlines and completes the requirements in the minimum time required may complete the process within four months.

Estimated fees paid to the College are $364 plus the annual fee. These fees are outlined in the College By-Laws.

Estimated fees paid to third parties are $3,425 plus the annual liability insurance premium.

*Non-exemptible requirement

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

Pour obtenir de l’assistance courriel du registrant applications & renewals