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
  • Registration expires June 30th each year
  • Only renewable two times
  • Registration approval emails will be sent both to the applicant and the PIC of the associated pharamcy.

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 Technician-in-Training Registration)
  • Registration expires June 30th each year
  • Registration approval emails will be sent to the email address provided by the applicant.

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 questions to our licensing team at or call 208-334-2356.


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

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, please 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

Idaho requires (Certified) Pharmacy Technicians to be certified by either:


This does not apply to (Grandfathered) Pharmacy Technicians that were registered with the Board prior to July 1, 2009 and have stayed with the same employer since that time; nor to Pharmacy Technicians-in-Training who may be registered without being nationally certified for up to two (2) renewals.

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