Undergraduate from the University of Ottawa Pharmacy Program

If you are an undergraduate from the pharmacy program at the University of Ottawa, follow the steps below to register as a pharmacist in Ontario.

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  • Graduate from your Program*
    • Your school must directly provide the College with evidence of your graduation or eligibility to graduate before you may proceed
    • Your status as a pharmacy student registered with the College automatically expires when you graduate. You will no longer be able to practise the authorized acts of the profession until you are registered as an intern or pharmacist.
  • Register as an Intern
  • Practice Assessment of Competence at Entry (PACE)**

**Successful completion of PACE is a non-exemptible registration requirement for graduates of other CCAPP-accredited pharmacy degree programs. Further discussions between the University of Ottawa and the College are required before the College decides if this registration requirement is met as part of uOttawa’s PharmD Program. Updates will be posted once available.

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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.

Graduates who plan ahead to meet application deadlines and complete the above requirements in the minimum time required can complete the registration process within four months.

Estimated fees paid to the College are $910 plus the annual fee. These fees are outlined in the College By-Laws.

Estimated fees paid to third parties are $2,830 plus the annual liability insurance premium.

*Non-exemptible requirement

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

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