Montana

Montana requires that you have passed the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Exam. The state board of pharmacy in Montana also requires that you be of good moral character and submit three references that you are competent enough to practice as a Pharmacy Tech.

Montana State Specific Requirements:

    • You must be at least 18 years old
    • You must have a high school diploma or GED
    • Submit an application, pay $60 application fee, and mail to the Montana Board of Pharmacy, PO Box 200513, Helena, MT 59620-0513
    • Pay State of Alaska a licensing fee of $60 every 2 years before your license expires (June 30th)
    • Renew license annually on May 1st through June 30th

Montana Pharmacy Technician Average Salary: $14.42/hr

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Requirements:

      • You must be at least 18 years old
      • You must have a high school diploma or GED
      • You must have not been convicted of any felonies or drug related misdemeanors
      • Study for the Pharmacy Technician Certification Exam (PTCE)
      • Complete the application process at PTCB.org and include, as part of the application process, pay the exam fee of $129

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Continuing Education Requirements:

    • Obtain 20 hours of Continuing Education (CE) during 2 year re-certification cycle
    • 1 hour must be in Pharmacy Law, 1 hour must be in Patient Safety
    • All Continuing Education must be Tech-Specific
    • The PTCB Re-certification Fee is $40 and is payable to the PTCB every 2 years