Montana Board of Pharmacy


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Contact Information

Mailing address:
PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513

Phone: 406-841-2371
Fax: 406-841-2355

Web: Home Name search
Email: dlibsdpha@mt.gov

Licenses

We track the following licenses with the Montana Board of Pharmacy in order to provide compliance services to our clients. As a client, you see this and other reference data in License Manager in-line with your licenses.

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Montana Certified Pharmacy Technician License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Pharmacy Technician Application

Agency Fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Form:

Certified Pharmacy Technician Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$30

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Montana Community Pharmacy License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Community Pharmacy Application

Agency Fee:

$240 application fee + $75 dangerous drug act registration fee + $75 technician utilization plan fee (if applicable)

Turnaround:

The application takes up to 30 days to process from the time it is received in the Board office

Notes:
  • Prior to conducting business, a pharmacy must secure a license and be registered with the
    Board
    • Owner of the pharmacy is a registered pharmacist in good standing in the state of Montana
      OR
    • The manager or supervisor of the pharmacy is a registered pharmacist in good standing in the state of Montana and that the pharmacist will be actively and regularly engaged and employed in and responsible for the management, supervision and operation of such pharmacy
  • The license registers the pharmacy to which it is issued and is not transferable. It is issued on the application of the registered pharmacist-in-charge, and which contains the sworn statement that the pharmacy will be operated in accordance with the provisions of the law
  • To operate, maintain, open or establish more than one pharmacy, separate applications shall be made and separate licenses issued for each
  • Upon closure of a certified pharmacy, the original license becomes void and must be surrendered to the Board within ten days
  • Registered pharmacy technicians or technicians-in-training may be utilized pursuant to the written policies and procedures of the institution pharmacy. Exemptions to established ratios as defined in ARM 24.174.711 may be granted with Board approval.
  • Each home infusion pharmacy must be licensed with both the Board of Pharmacy and with the Department of Health and Human Services (DPHHS). Information about licensing with DPHHS can be obtained at www.dphhs.mt.gov or by calling (406)444-1575
  • Telepharmacy 24.174.1302 ARM:
    • A remote telepharmacy site shall be connected to its parent pharmacy via computer, video, and audio link
    • A site cannot be licensed as a remote telepharmacy site if it is located within a twenty-mile radius of an existing pharmacy
    • The registered pharmacy technician present at the remote telepharmacy site must be currently registered with the Board, current certification with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) or Exam for Certification of Pharmacy Technician (ExCPT) and have at least 500 hundred hours experience as a pharmacy technician, technician-in training, or experience deemed as equivalent by the Board. 
  • When the application file is complete, it will be processed and considered by Board staff for permanent licensure. The applicant may be notified if additional information is required or if required to appear before the Board for an interview.
  •  If the application is considered a non-routine application, there may be a delay in the processing of the application. You may be requested to provide additional information, or make a personal appearance before the Board during a regularly scheduled Board meeting, and/or the application may require Board consideration. Non-routine applications may take up to 120 days to process.
  • Keep the Board office informed at all times of any address changes, changes in license status, and complaints or proposed disciplinary action. This is essential for the timely processing of applications and subsequent licensure.
Required Attachments:
  • Complete the Dangerous Drug Act application if this pharmacy will be dispensing controlled substances
  • Complete the Technician Utilization Plan application if pharmacy technicians will be employed in this facility
  • Complete the Pharmacist-in-Charge Agreement form
  • Complete the Pharmacist-in-Charge Agreement (Non-Pharmacist Owner) form if applicable

Registration Renewal

Form:

Community Pharmacy Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by November 30.

Montana Dangerous Drug Researcher License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Dangerous Drug Researcher Application

Agency Fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Dangerous Drug Researcher Renewal

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Montana Institutional Pharmacy License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Institutional Pharmacy Application

Agency Fee:

$240 application fee + $75 dangerous drug act registration fee + $75 technician utilization plan fee (if applicable)

Registration Renewal

Form:

Institutional Pharmacy Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by November 30.

Montana Limited Service Pharmacy License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Limited Service Pharmacy Application

Agency Fee:

$45

Registration Renewal

Form:

Limited Service Pharmacy/Class IV Facility Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by November 30.

Montana Mail Order Pharmacy License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Mail Order Pharmacy Application

Agency Fee:

$240 application fee + $75 dangerous drug act registration fee

Registration Renewal

Form:

Mail Order Pharmacy Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$240

Due:

Annually by November 30.

Montana Outpatient Surgical Center License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Outpatient Surgical Center Application

Agency Fee:

$45 application fee + $75 dangerous drug act registration fee

Registration Renewal

Form:

Outpatient Surgical Center Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by November 30.

Montana Pharmacist Intern License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Pharmacist Intern Application

Agency Fee:

$50

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Intern licenses do not need to be renewed.

Montana Pharmacist License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Pharmacist Application

Agency Fee:

$70

Registration Renewal

Form:

Pharmacist Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$65

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Montana Pharmacy Technician-in-Training License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Pharmacy Technician-in-Training Application

Agency Fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$30

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Montana Wholesale Drug Distributor License

Agency:Montana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Wholesale Drug Distributor Application

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$240 application fee + $100 dangerous drug act registration fee + $100 dangerous drug manufacture fee + $75 medical gas supplier fee (if applicable) + $75 medical gas distributor fee (if applicable)

Registration Renewal

Form:

Wholesale Drug Distributor Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$240

Due:

Annually by November 30.

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