Protecting public health through regulation of licensees and registrants.

Pharmacy Technicians

For Renewals Please Visit the Renewal Page - Do Not use the Forms on this page for Renewals

Technician-In-Training Registration

Eligible to apply if, employed in a pharmacy but not certified by one of the approved national certification boards;

  • Must be fingerprinted
  • Expires June 30th each year
  • Renewable two times
  • Registration cards will be sent to the pharmacy indicated on the registration form

Pharmacy Technician in Training Registration

Technician In Training Waiver

The Executive Director of the Idaho State Board of Pharmacy has authority to approve waivers under two conditions;

  • The applicant is at least 16 years old and is enrolled in a school supervised program or,
  • The applicant is at least 16 years old and is the child of the pharmacy owner

Request a waiver

Certified Technician Registration

Pharmacy Technicians currently;

  • Registered with the Board and/or
  • Certified by one of the approved certification boards
  • Must be fingerprinted (Unless you hold an Active Tech in Training Registration)
  • Expires June 30th each year
  • Registration card will be sent to mailing address indicated on the registration form

Certified Pharmacy Technician Registration

1199 W Shoreline Lane, Suite 303
Boise, ID 83702-9103
Phone 208.334.2356
FAX 208.334.3536
Map to our office

Hot Topic: PTCB to phase in Certification Program changes


Email the Licensing Team at: or phone 208-334-2356.

Q: Why do all new and reinstating Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technicians and Pharmacy Students have to be fingerprinted?
A: Fingerprint/Background checks became effective July 1, 2010. Idaho Code

Want to pay with a debit or credit card?

Credit Card Transmittal Form

Work Location Changes

All technicians are required to report work location changes. They must also post a copy of of their registration at each employment location and carry the wallet size copy of their registration with them.

Employment Change Form

Fingerprint Packets

To request a 'Fingerprint Packet' send an email to Please include your:

Full name, mailing address, and profession.

For your reference the following forms are included in the Fingerprint Packet, minus the actual fingerprint card.

Fingerprint Processing Instructions

Fingerprint Card Instructions

Non Criminal Justice Applicant Privacy Statement

Get your FBI Record

Approved National Certification Boards

Unless a (Grand fathered) Pharmacy Technician was registered prior to July 1, 2009, and have stayed with the same employer, Idaho requires pharmacy technicians to be certified by either:

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