Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licensing Compliance Guide

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Iowa Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licensing

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Licensing requirements for Iowa healthcare and pharmaceutical companies and individuals.

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Company Licenses

Iowa Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Company Licenses

Iowa Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Registration - Business

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Resident and Nonresident License Application

Agency Fee:

$90

Notes:

There is no longer a separate Controlled Substance application. The application is now within the Pharmacy Application - the $90 fee listed is in addition to the filing fee for the Pharmacy application.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$90

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Limited Distributor License

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Limited Distributor Application

Agency Fee:

$175

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$175

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Limited Use Pharmacy License

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Resident and Nonresident Pharmacy License (New or Changes)

Agency Fee:

$135

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Resident and Nonresident Pharmacy License (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$135

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Outsourcing Facility License

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Outsourcing Facility License Application (New or Changes)

Agency Fee:

$400

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Outsourcing Facility License Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$400

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Pharmacy License

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Resident and Nonresident Pharmacy License (New or Changes)

Agency Fee:

$135

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Resident and Nonresident Pharmacy License (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$135

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Precursor Substances Permit

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Precursor Substances Permit Application

Agency Fee:

$180

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Precursor Substances Permit Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$180

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Telepharmacy License

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Telepharmacy License Application

Agency Fee:

$135

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Telepharmacy License Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$135

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Third-Party Logistics Provider License

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Third-Party Logistics Provider (3PL) Application

Agency Fee:

$750

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$750

Due:

Annually by March 31.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Wholesale Distributor License

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Wholesale Distributor Application (New or Changes)

Agency Fee:

$750

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Wholesale Distributor Application (Renewal)

Agency Fee:

$750

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Individual Licenses

Iowa Individual Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licenses

Iowa Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Registration - Individual Practitioners

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Controlled Substances Registration (Individual)

Agency Fee:

$90

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Controlled Substances Registration (Individual)

Agency Fee:

$90

Due:

Biennially

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Pharmacist License

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:2/27/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Iowa Board of Pharmacy Application for Licensure by Examination

Agency Fee:

$252

Original Ink:Not required
Fact Checked:2/28/19

Reciprocal Registration

Form:

Iowa Board of Pharmacy Application for Licensure by Examination (Score Transfer)

Agency Fee:

$252

Original Ink:Not required
Fact Checked:2/28/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Iowa Pharmacist Renewal/Reinstatement Application

Instructions:

Renewal applications are mailed in mid-April to all licensed pharmacists whose licenses will expire at the end of June.

Agency Fee:

$180

Due:

Biennially by June 30th.

Original Ink:Not required
Fact Checked:2/28/19

Iowa Pharmacist-Intern Registration

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Pharmacist-Intern Registration

Agency Fee:

$30

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Registration shall remain in effect aslong asthe board issatisfied that the intern is pursuing a degree in pharmacy in good faith and with reasonable diligence.

Iowa Pharmacy Certified Technician Registration

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Pharmacy Certified Technician Initial and Renewal Registration

Agency Fee:

$40

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Pharmacy Certified Technician Initial and Renewal Registration

Agency Fee:

$40

Due:

Biennially by the last day of the licensee's birth month.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Pharmacy Support Person Registration

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Pharmacy Support Person Initial and Renewal Registration

Agency Fee:

$25

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Pharmacy Support Person Initial and Renewal Registration

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Biennially by the last day of the licensee's birth month.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Iowa Pharmacy Technician Trainee Registration

Agency:Iowa Board of Pharmacy
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Pharmacy Technician Trainee Registration

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Trainee registrations are issued for a period of one year and may not be renewed.

Learn about healthcare and pharmaceutical licensing in other states:

Controlled Substance Registration - In addition to a pharmacy license, controlled substance registration registration is required in many states for pharmacies that distribute controlled substances.

NABP (National Association of Boards of Pharmacy) - Host a variety of programs and resources relating to pharmacist and pharmacy licensure and examination.

Pharmacist in Charge - A licensed pharmacist designated by a pharmacy to act as the party responsible for compliance with regulations.

VPP (Verified Pharmacy Program) - A program run by NABP that allows state boards to share information and more easily register out-of-state pharmacies.

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