UK-recognised pharmacist qualifications

England, Scotland or Wales-qualified pharmacists

You can apply to register as a pharmacist with the GPhC through this route if you have completed:

  • a UK accredited MPharm degree or OSPAP qualification
  • 52 weeks of foundation training in England, Scotland or Wales signed off as satisfactory by your designated supervisor
  • the GPhC registration assessment with a pass result

To apply, create an account and complete the online application available on myGPhC

Applying after sitting the registration assessment? See the results and registration section of the assessment sitting page to find out more about your next steps

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To find out what you will need to apply, read the application guidance  [Word 1.1 MB] The document will automatically download, as you click on the above link.

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See the step-by-step guide to help you complete your online application

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Northern Ireland qualified pharmacists

If you hold a UK-accredited four-year MPharm degree, have successfully completed 52 weeks of pre-registration training in Northern Ireland and have passed the Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland's registration examination, use the form below to apply for registration.

Applying to register as a Northern Ireland qualified pharmacist [Word 1.3 MB] The document will automatically download on click

Evidence of English language skills

Under the law, all registrants and applicants to have the necessary knowledge of English for safe and effective practice as a condition of their registration with us.

If you are applying to join the register and have  completed the appropriate UK qualifications, in most cases you will automatically satisfy the registrar that you meet the English language requirements. Make sure you read the guidance notes with your application form and if you need to provide additinal evidence, our Providing evidence of English language competency form explains what evidence we accept.

Providing evidence of English language competency form [Word 1.1 MB] The document will download on click.