Louisiana Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licensing

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Licensing requirements for Louisiana healthcare and pharmaceutical companies and individuals.

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Louisiana Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Company Licenses

Louisiana Automated Medication System Registration

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Automated Medication System (AMS) Registration

Agency fee:

$0 if the facility address is the same as the pharmacy address, $150 if not.

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Automated Medication System (AMS) Registration

Agency fee:

$0 if the facility address is the same as the pharmacy address, $150 if not.

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Automated Medication Systems

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for AMS

Agency fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Automated Medication Systems - Exempt

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for AMS

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Distributor

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Drug Detection/Canine

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Selected Persons & Organizations

Agency fee:

$30

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Hospital

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Hospital - Exempt

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Laboratory

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Selected Persons & Organizations

Agency fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Laboratory - Exempt

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Selected Persons & Organizations

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Manufacturer

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Miscellaneous

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Selected Persons & Organizations

Agency fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Miscellaneous - Exempt

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Selected Persons & Organizations

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Pharmacy

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New CDS License for Pharmacy

Agency fee:

$25

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Pharmacy

Agency fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Pharmacy - Exempt

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New CDS License for Pharmacy

Agency fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Pharmacy

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Registered Outsourcing Facility

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$100

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Substance Abuse Clinic

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Substance Abuse Clinic - Exempt

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Facility

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Distributor of Legend Drugs or Devices License

Agency:Louisiana Board of Drug and Device Distributors

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Licensure - Distributor of Legend Drugs or Devices

Agency fee:

$400 + $25 for each additional license sub-type + $100 for in-state facility inspection.

Registration Renewal

Agency fee:

$300 + $25 for each additional license sub-type.

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Notes:

Renewal forms are sent in the mail prior to expiration.

Louisiana Durable Medical Equipment Permit

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of DME Permit

Agency fee:

$150

Due:

Annually by August 31.

Louisiana Emergency Drug Kit Permit

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Emergency Drug Kit (EDK) Permit

Agency fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Charitable

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Community (Chain)

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Community (Independent)

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Hospital

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Hospital - Exempt

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Institutional

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Institutional - Exempt

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Nonresident

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Non-Resident Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Non-Resident Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Nonresident Compounding

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Non-Resident Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Non-Resident Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Nonresident Correctional Center

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Non-Resident Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Non-Resident Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Nonresident Nuclear

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Non-Resident Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Non-Resident Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Nuclear

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Penal

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Penal - Exempt

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$0

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Remote Processor

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Special Event

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Louisiana Pharmacy Permit - Telepharmacy Site

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$175

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Louisiana Pharmacy Permit

Agency fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Individual Licenses

Louisiana Individual Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licenses

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Animal Euthanasia Technician, Certified

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Selected Persons & Organizations

Agency fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Animal Euthanasia Technician, Lead

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Selected Persons & Organizations

Agency fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Dentists

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Medical Interns and Residents

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Medical Psychologists

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Optometrists

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Physician Assistants

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Physicians

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Podiatrists

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Researcher

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Selected Persons & Organizations

Agency fee:

$30

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Sales Representative

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Selected Persons & Organizations

Agency fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Telehealth for Nonresident Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Telemedicine for Nonresident Physicians

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$45

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Controlled Dangerous Substance License - Veterinarians

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of CDS License for Practitioner

Agency fee:

$20

Due:

Annually by the date of issuance.

Louisiana Pharmacist License

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacist License

Agency fee:

$300

Original Ink:Not required

Reciprocal Registration

Form:

Application for New Louisiana Pharmacist License

Agency fee:

$450

Original Ink:Not required

Registration Renewal

Filing method:

Online

Agency fee:

$100

Due:

Annually by December 31st.

Original Ink:Not required

Louisiana Pharmacy Intern Registration

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Intern registrations cannot be renewed.

Louisiana Pharmacy Technician Registration

Agency:Louisiana Board of Pharmacy

Registration Renewal

Form:

Application for Renewal of Pharmacy Technician Certificate

Agency fee:

$50

Due:

Annually by June 30.

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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