Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Pharmacists and Registration of Pharmacy Technicians [18 VAC 110 ‑ 21]
Implementation of 2021 Periodic Review
Action 5926
General Information
Action Summary The Board will amend the regulation. The Board has identified at least two sections that it will consider for amendments: • Section 80, to include a prohibition on taking the board-approved integrated pharmacy examination when the candidate fails to pass on five occasions; and to authorize the Board to delegate to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy the review and granting of testing accommodations for either examination based on a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act. • Section 90 to require Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Equivalency Examination prior to obtaining pharmacist license through endorsement or score transfer.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7072]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 12/10/2020
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9564 NOIRA Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.