Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licensing Compliance Guide
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Pennsylvania Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licensing

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Licensing requirements for Pennsylvania healthcare and pharmaceutical companies and individuals.

This page provides an overview of healthcare and pharmaceutical industry licensing in 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

Pennsylvania Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Company Licenses

Pennsylvania Cancer Drug Repository Registration

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

Initial Registration

Form:

Cancer Drug Repository Application

Agency Fee:

$0

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Cancer drug repository registrations do not expire.

Pennsylvania Central Processing Center Pharmacy Registration

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

Initial Registration

Form:

Central Processing Center Pharmacy Application

Agency Fee:

$125

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

By August 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Drug, Device, and/or Cosmetic (DDC) Registration - Devices-Medical: Manufacturer, Reprocessor, Distributor, or Retailer

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Drug, Device, and/or Cosmetic (DDC) Registration - Distributor/3PL of Non-prescription Drugs or Cosmetics

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Drug, Device, and/or Cosmetic (DDC) Registration - Distributor/3PL of Prescription drugs, Controlled Substances, and/or Medical Gases

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Drug, Device, and/or Cosmetic (DDC) Registration - Fee-exempt Distributor, Manufacturer, Retailer of Drugs and/or Devices

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Drug, Device, and/or Cosmetic (DDC) Registration - Manufacturer or Re-packager/labeler of Non-prescription Drugs or Cosmetics

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Drug, Device, and/or Cosmetic (DDC) Registration - Manufacturer or Repack/labeler, of Prescription Drugs, Controlled Substances, and/or Medical Gas Transfiller

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$400

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Drug, Device, and/or Cosmetic (DDC) Registration - Outsourcing Facility (503B) of Prescription Drugs, Controlled Substances, and/or Non-Prescription Drugs

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$400

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Drug, Device, and/or Cosmetic (DDC) Registration - Retailer of Non-prescription drugs, Medicated Cosmetics, or Medicated Over-the-Counter Products

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$10

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Drug, Device, and/or Cosmetic (DDC) Registration - Wholesale Distributor of Prescription Drugs and/or Controlled Substances

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$10

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania In-State Virtual Manufacturer Registration

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Blank Form for Application of Record (i.e. in state virtual manufacturer)

Agency Fee:

$0

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Distributors Shipping Bulk List I Chemicals Registration

Agency:Pennsylvania Department of Health - Drugs, Devices, and Cosmetics Program
Fact Checked:4/3/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Blank Application for Bulk List I Chemicals/Drugs/Precursors

Agency Fee:

$0

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Nonresident Pharmacy Registration

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

Initial Registration

Form:

Nonresident Pharmacy Application

Agency Fee:

$125

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

By August 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Pharmacy Registration

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

Initial Registration

Form:

Proposed Pharmacy Application

Agency Fee:

$125

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

By August 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Satellite Pharmacy Registration

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

Initial Registration

Form:

Satellite Pharmacy Application

Agency Fee:

$125

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$125

Due:

By August 31 of odd-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Individual Licenses

Pennsylvania Individual Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Licenses

Pennsylvania Authorization to Administer Injectable Medications, Biologicals, and Immunizations Certification

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

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$30

Due:

By September 30 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Pharmacist License

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

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$45

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$190

Due:

By September 30 of even-numbered years.

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Pennsylvania Pharmacy Intern Registration

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

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$35

Fact Checked:4/5/19

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Pharmacy intern registrations are valid for six years from the date of issuance and cannot be renewed.

Pennsylvania Pharmacy Technician Registration

Not required



Pharmacy Technician licensure is not required on the State level in Pennsylvania.

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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