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Application for December 2017 Pharmacist Registration Examinations

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Application for the December 2017 Pharmacist Registration Examinations of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board has been closed. The dates of the December 2017 Pharmacist Registration Examinations are as follows:

12 December 2017 Pharmacy Legislation in Hong Kong
14 December 2017 Pharmacy Practice
16 December 2017 Pharmacology

According to the policy of the Pharmacy and Poisons Board (“the Board”), non-local applicants applying for pharmacist registration in Hong Kong must meet the following registration requirements before their applications can be considered:

  1. they must have completed their tertiary education of not less than three full-time academic years, or equivalent, in pharmacy, and be registered or be professionally qualified to be registered as pharmacists, normally in the country in which they have completed that education; and

  2. they should have had relevant pre-registration training and/or post- registration experience for an aggregate period of not less than one year in the country in which they have completed their studies in pharmacy or in another country. The one-year period of pre-registration training and/or post-registration experience should involve direct patient care services (i.e., community pharmacy or hospital pharmacy) for an aggregate period of not less than 6 months.

Applicants who meet the above registration requirements must also pass the Board’s written examinations in three subjects, namely, Pharmacy Legislation in Hong Kong, Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacology. For details about the registration requirements, please refer to the “Application Guidelines and Form”.

Application Guidelines and Form (English Only)