There are two types of pharmacist licensure: Examination/Score Transfer or Reciprocity (often referred to as License Transfer). Each of these requires a criminal background check, so please email firstname.lastname@example.org, provide your mailing address, and ask for the appropriate application packet to be mailed to you.
New Pharmacist Application - email email@example.com with the following information:
-Type of application requested
- examination/score transfer or
- reciprocity/license transfer application
- Mailing address
Reinstatement – If your Wyoming Pharmacist license has lapsed and you would like to reinstate, email firstname.lastname@example.org, provide your mailing address and ask for a Pharmacist Reinstatement Packet to be mailed to you. For more information, see Chapter 2, Section 17 of the Board’s rules.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS – Foreign Graduates
Who qualifies as a foreign pharmacy graduate in the state of Wyoming?
- All students who received their pharmacy degree at a recognized school of pharmacy outside of the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico. This includes citizens of the United States that received their degree in a different country. Foreign nationals who completed their education in the United States or graduated from an ACPE accredited school are not considered to be foreign pharmacy graduates.
How can a foreign pharmacy graduate become a registered pharmacist in the state of Wyoming?
- All foreign pharmacy graduates must obtain a FPGEC certificate issued by the Foreign Pharmacy Graduation Education Committee. Certification requires:
- Verification of education equivalency of a foreign applicant's pharmacy education;
- An applicant's licensure or registration as a pharmacist outside the United States;
- Passing the Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination (FPGEE);
- Obtaining a total score of 550 or higher on the paper based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or 213 or higher on the computer-based TOEFL;
- 50 or higher on the Test of Spoken English (TSE);
- Or in lieu of the TOEFL AND TSE, obtaining an acceptable score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT), with minimal scores of: 18 for listening, 21 for reading, 26 for speaking, and 24 for writing.
All graduates, including foreign pharmacy graduates, must also complete the following:
- Complete a "Pharmacist Licensure by Examination" application including fees and fingerprints;
- Pass the NAPLEX with a minimum score of 75;
- Pass the MPJE for Wyoming with a minimum score of 75;
- Have 1200 hours of practical experience as a licensed pharmacy intern;
- Complete all requirements within 2 years of the date of application;
- Meet requirements of W.S. 33-24-116.