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

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Licensing requirements for Ohio healthcare and pharmaceutical companies and individuals.

This page provides an overview of healthcare and pharmaceutical industry licensing in Ohio 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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Ohio Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Company Licenses

Ohio Home Health Agency License

Not required



Home Health Agency licensure is not required on the State level in Ohio.

Home Health Agencies are not licensed or registered by the Ohio Department of Health, but must be certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) if they intend to collect Medicare or Medicaid payments.

Ohio Home Medical Equipment Facility Certificate of Registration

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy
Law:

O.R.C. § 4752.02

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$150

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Due:

By June 30 of even-numbered years.

Ohio Home Medical Equipment Facility License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy
Law:

O.R.C. § 4752.02

Notes:

A HME services provider located outside the boundaries of the state of Ohio may only apply for a certificate of registration.

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$300

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$400

Due:

By June 30 of even-numbered years.

Ohio Manufacturer - Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,900

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,900

Due:

By June 30 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Manufacturer - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Due:

By June 30 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Manufacturer of Dangerous drugs

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Registration Renewal

Ohio Outsourcer - Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,900

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,900

Due:

By June 30 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Outsourcer - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Due:

By June 30 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Repackager - Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,900

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,900

Due:

By June 30 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Repackager - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Due:

By June 30 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Clinic - Category - 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Clinic - Category - 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Clinic - Category - Sole Practitioner/Dentist - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$120

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$120

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - EMS - Limited - Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - EMS - Limited - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Facility - Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Facility - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Facility - Limited Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Facility - Limited Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Facility - Veterinary Medicine - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Medical Gas - Limited Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Non-Resident Pharmacy - Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Non-Resident Pharmacy - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Non-Resident Pharmacy - Limited Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Office-Based Opioid Treatrment - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Opioid Treatment Program - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Pain Management Clinic - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Pharmacy - Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Pharmacy - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Pharmacy - Limited Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Pharmacy - Supplied Contingency Stock - Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$320

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Terminal - Pharmacy - Supplied Contingency Stock - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$440

Due:

By March 31 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Third-Party Logistics - Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,900

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,900

Due:

By June 30 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Third-Party Logistics - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Due:

By June 30 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Wholesaler - Category 2 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,900

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$1,900

Due:

By June 30 of odd-numbered years.

Ohio Wholesaler - Category 3 License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$2,000

Due:

By June 30 of odd-numbered years.

Individual Licenses

Ohio Individual Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licenses

Ohio Pharmacist License

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$110

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

Annually by September 15.

Ohio Pharmacy Intern Registration

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$22.50

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$22.50

Due:

Annually by September 15.

Ohio Pharmacy Technician Certification

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

By March 31 of even-numbered years.

Ohio Pharmacy Technician Registration

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Due:

By March 31 of even-numbered years.

Ohio Pharmacy Technician Trainee Registration

Agency:State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Technician trainee registrations expire 1 year from the date of issuance and cannot 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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