Maine Pharmacy Technician Requirements

How to become a pharmacy technician in Maine

  1. Register with the Board: fill out application and pay registration fee for license
  2. Pass criminal background
  3. For Pharmacy Technician Advanced License, must additionally have one of the following:
    • PTCB Certification
    • -OR-
    • Successfully completed the National Community Pharmacy Technician Training Program and passed the National Pharmacy Technician examination (NPT).
  4. Renew registration annually

A Pharmacy Technician Advanced License allows the pharmacy technician to perform more tasks than a Pharmacy Technician License and allows pharmacists to supervise more technicians with the advanced license than without.

We make every effort to keep this information updated however for the most up-to-date information, check with your state board of pharmacy.

Maine Board of Pharmacy:

35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 624-8620

Online Pharmacy Technician Training Programs for PTCB Prep - Maine

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Pharmacy Technician Schools in Maine

The local schools listed below are for reference purposes only. Research schools and their accreditation before enrolling.

Academy of Medical Professions