Registering as a pharmacist

The criteria for registration as a pharmacist describes the education, training and experience requirements for initial registration as a pharmacist with the General Pharmaceutical Council. You can apply to register with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) as a pharmacist if you:

Which route do I use to register?

Registration forms and information varies depending on which country you gained your qualifications in:

UK-recognised pharmacist qualifications for pharmacists who completed their training in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

EEA-qualified pharmacists for nationals of EEA countries who qualified as a pharmacist in an EEA country other than the UK.

Overseas (non-EEA) qualified pharmacists for pharmacists who qualified overseas (non-EEA) or nationals of non-EEA countries with an EEA pharmacist’s qualification (other than a UK pharmacy qualification).