Education Law Section 6805
Requirements for a professional license
1.To qualify for a pharmacist’s license, an applicant shall fulfill the following requirements:
(1)Application: file an application with the department;
(2)Education: have received an education, including a bachelor’s or equivalent degree in pharmacy, in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations;
(3)Experience: have experience satisfactory to the board and in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations;
(4)Examination: pass an examination satisfactory to the board and in accordance with the commissioner’s regulations;
(5)Age: be at least twenty-one years of age;
(6)Citizenship or immigration status: be a United States citizen or a noncitizen lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States;
(7)Character: be of good moral character as determined by the department; and
(8)Fees: pay a fee of one hundred seventy-five dollars to the department for admission to a department conducted examination and for an initial license, a fee of eighty-five dollars for each re-examination, a fee of one hundred fifteen dollars for an initial license for persons not requiring admission to a department conducted examination, and a fee of one hundred fifty-five dollars for each triennial registration period.
2.On or before April first, nineteen hundred seventy-two, any person who holds a valid license as “druggist” in this state shall make application and on the payment of fees specified in this title be licensed by the department as a pharmacist. Such person shall have all of the rights, privileges, duties and responsibilities of a pharmacist.
Section 6805 — Requirements for a professional license,
https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/laws/EDN/6805 (updated Dec. 16, 2022; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).