Title 201 | Chapter 002 | Regulation 020

201 KAR 2:020REG
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201 KAR 2:020.Examination.

Section 1.

The examination for licensure shall include:


The North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX); and


The Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Section 2.

The passing score on the required examinations shall be:


At least seventy-five (75) on the basis of the NAPLEX and the MPJE grades shall not be used in computing the NAPLEX; and


At least seventy-five (75) on the basis of the MPJE.

Section 3.

If an applicant fails to obtain the necessary scores in any of the tests described in Section 2 of this administrative regulation, the applicant may upon proper application retake the tests upon the payment of the fee set forth in 201 KAR 2:050 plus any direct costs for test materials and supplies. An applicant who has failed any test may retake that test within one (1) year of the date the applicant first failed the test without having to reapply.

Section 4.

All results of examinations shall be preserved according to the Board of Pharmacy Record Retention Schedule.

Section 5.

Fees submitted with an application shall be nonrefundable.

Section 6.

Prior to approval for examination, an applicant shall:


Submit to a nation-wide criminal background investigation by means of fingerprint check by the Department of Kentucky State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation; and


Submit to a query to the National Practitioner Data Bank of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Section 7.

License, Fee. An applicant shall submit:


An Initial Application for Pharmacist Licensure pursuant to KRS 315.050; and


As appropriate, the fee established by 201 KAR 2:050, Section 1(1).

Section 8.

Incorporation by Reference.


"Initial Application for Pharmacist Licensure", Form 1, 12/2019, is incorporated by reference.


This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Kentucky Board of Pharmacy, State Office Building Annex, Suite 300, 125 Holmes Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30p.m.

HISTORY: (1 Ky.R. 9; eff. 9-11-1974; Am. 7 Ky.R. 403; eff. 12-3-1980; 9 Ky.R. 11; eff. 8-11-1982; 11 Ky.R. 1614; eff. 6-4-1985; 16 Ky.R. 793; eff. 1-12-1990; 19 Ky.R. 443; eff. 10-8-1992; 26 Ky.R. 866; 1117; eff. 12-15-1999; 32 Ky.R. 1462; 1879; eff. 5-5-2006; 39 Ky.R. 501; eff. 2-1-2013; 39 Ky.R. 2377; eff. 8-21-2013; 46 Ky.R. 1926; eff. 3-19-2020.)

7-Year Expiration: 3/19/2027

Last Action: 7/15/2022

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