The criteria to register as a pharmacy technician sets out the education, training and experience requirements you must meet to register as a pharmacy technician with the GPhC. If you want to practise as a pharmacy technician in England, Scotland and Wales, you must be registered with us.
Which application should I use to register?
The information you will need to provide and the application form you need to fill in depends on where you completed your qualifications and work experience.
- If you trained in the UK, you will be able to apply to register online using the myGPhC system from Tuesday 21 January. We recommend that you wait to use the myGPhC online application as we will abe able to process this more quickly. But if you need to register immediately, use the current UK application form and guidance pack
- If you trained or were previously registered as a pharmacy technician in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), use the EEA information pack to start your application
- If you have trained or been registered as a pharmacy technician in a country outside the EEA, you must complete additional qualifications in the UK before you can apply to register. Find out more about applying to register