Registering as a pharmacy technician

You can apply to register with the GPhC as a pharmacy technician if you:

Compulsory registration

From 1 July 2011, pharmacy technicians must be registered with the GPhC to practise in England, Scotland and Wales. The register provides protection for patients by ensuring only those qualified, competent and under a duty to maintain high standards can work as pharmacy technicians in Great Britain. Those not registered, but practising as a pharmacy technician or referring to themselves as such, are breaking the law and can be prosecuted.


If you are already registered as a pharmacy technician and are looking to renew your registration, see Renewing your registration.