What type of applications are there? What requirements do I have to submit?

What type of applications are there? What requirements do I have to submit?

In addition to a new pharmacy licence application and renewal application, the Direct Owner needs to notify the College when the following changes to the pharmacy occur. The requirements for each type of application can be found by clicking on the application name below:

Type of Change Details Deadline to Submit
Change of Direct Owner A change in ownership from one legal entity to another (including amalgamation).  Minimum 30 days before the effective date of change.
Change of Indirect Owner A change of directors, officers, and/or shareholders of a non-publicly traded BC corporation.  Minimum 7 days before the effective date of change.
Change of Manager A change in pharmacy manager. Minimum 7 days before the effective date of change.
Change of Corporation Name A change in the name of the corporation, which can be either a direct or indirect owner of a pharmacy. Recommended 7 days before effective date of change.
Change of Operating Name A change in the pharmacy name. Minimum 30 days before the effective date of change.
Change of Location A change in the location of the pharmacy. Minimum 30 days before the effective date of change.
Change in Layout A change in the layout of the pharmacy. Minimum 30 days before the effective date of change.
Pharmacy Closure A permanent closure of the pharmacy. Minimum 30 days before the effective date of change.

The College is considered to have received notification once a change application is received. All applications should be sent to licensure@bcpharmacists.org.

For further information on the different change applications, refer to the Pharmacy Licensure Guide.