The criteria to register as a pharmacy technician sets out the education, training and experience requirements for initial registration 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, use the 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