Under the Medicines Act 1968, if you want to re-open a pharmacy and it has been less than 12 months since it was last registered, you can re-register the pharmacy by completing a pharmacy premises restoration application form - (on click the document will attempt to download automatically).
If the pharmacy premises has not been registered for more than 12 months, complete a new premises registration form.
Important: any applications which are posted to us may be delayed as we currently only have limited access to our offices. If you are planning to submit an application, please send a scanned copy to us by email at the address on the form. Please do not submit more than one copy of your application as it may mean that you are inadvertently charged twice.
Completing your application
Make sure you read the guidance that comes with the application form before submitting your application, to help you provide all the information we require, in the correct format.
As part of your application, you will need to complete an assessment to show how you will meet the standards for registered pharmacies [PDF 985 KB] from the first day your pharmcy is open.
If you plan to operate a pharmacy service over the internet, you will also need to show us how you propose to meet our guidance for registered pharmacies providing pharmacy services at a distance, including on the internet [PDF 365 KB].