50-State Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licensing Compliance Guide
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Nebraska Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licensing

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Licensing requirements for Nebraska healthcare and pharmaceutical companies and individuals.

This page provides an overview of healthcare and pharmaceutical industry licensing in Nebraska for individuals and businesses. You will find state requirements, application fees, filing instructions, and more. For assistance with licensing, please contact us to learn about our software and managed license services.

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Company Licenses

Nebraska Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Company Licenses

Nebraska Community Pharmacy License

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Community Pharmacy Application

Instructions:

Mail to: 
Division of Public Health
 Licensure Unit
 P.O. Box 94986
 Lincoln, NE 68509-4986

Filing Method:

Mail

Agency Fee:

$625

Turnaround:

5-6 weeks

Notes:
  • Nebraska does not require the registration of a state-controlled substance. Only federal registration is required.
  • The application must be signed and dated by one of the following:
    • The owner or owners if the applicant is a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or a limited liability company that has only one member
    • Two of its members if the applicant is a limited liability company that has more than one member
    • Two of its officers if the applicant is a corporation
    • The head of the governmental unit having jurisdiction over the business if the applicant is a  governmental unit
    • If the applicant is not an entity described above, the owner or owners or, if there is no owner, the chief executive officer or comparable official.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$625

Due:

Annually

Nebraska Delegated Dispensing Permit - Dialysis Centers

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

Annually

Nebraska Delegated Dispensing Permit - Public Health Clinics

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

Annually

Nebraska Long-Term Care Automated Pharmacy License

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$625

Due:

Annually

Nebraska Mail Service Pharmacy Permit

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Form:

Mail Service Pharmacy Application

Agency Fee:

$255

Notes:
  • ​To apply for a mail service pharmacy license, a facility must:
    • Hold a pharmacy license or permit issued by and valid in the state in which the facility is located and from which such prescription drugs will be shipped, mailed, or otherwise delivered.
    • Employ at least one pharmacist who works on-site at the facility and holds a current unrestricted Nebraska pharmacist license issued under the Uniform Credentialing Act who shall be responsible for compliance with the Mail Service Pharmacy Licensure Act. Please click here to be routed to the pharmacist page for applications, name/address change, or duplicate/reissuance of a pharmacist's Nebraska credential. If the Nebraska licensed pharmacist leaves employment at the facility, the facility must halt all shipments and deliveries to Nebraska patients until such time that the facility has completed an amendment form.
Required Attachments:
  • Copies of last two inspection reports from the state in which you are located (If the pharmacy has not had two inspections, please send a memo of explanation.)
  • List of all pharmacists who work in the pharmacy and their license numbers in your state with expiration date
  • A list of ownership and the names of members/managers/officers for any entities that hold ownership
  • A letter of explanation addressed to the Nebraska Board of Pharmacy and copies of documentation of the action taken against the license(s) (if applicable) 

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$255

Due:

Annually

Nebraska Medicaid Provider Enrollment

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - Medicaid and Long-Term Care Division
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:No
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$599

Notes:

Providers who have already paid the Medicare Enrollment application fee or the Medicaid Enrollment fee for another state may be exempt from paying the application fee.

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$599

Due:

Every 3 or 5 years depending on the type of services provided.

Nebraska Remote Dispensing Pharmacy License

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$625

Due:

Annually

Nebraska Wholesale Drug Distributor License

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$550

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Nebraska Wholesale Drug Distributor License - Medical Gas Distributor

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$550

Due:

Annually by June 30.

Individual Licenses

Nebraska Individual Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licenses

Nebraska Dispensing Practitioner License

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Dispensing Practitioner

Agency Fee:

$625

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$625

Due:

Annually

Nebraska Pharmacist Intern Registration

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Intern registrations cannot be renewed.

Nebraska Pharmacist License

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for a Pharmacist License

Agency Fee:

$178; prorated based on date of application.

Original Ink:Not required

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$178

Due:

Biennially by January 1st.

Original Ink:Not required

Nebraska Pharmacy Technician Registration

Agency:Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

By January 1 of odd-numbered years.

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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