Oregon Pharmacy Tech Requirements

Updated 11/27/22

Oregon State Specific Requirements:

Date: February 22, 2022
Re: 2022 Rule Changes – Pharmacy Technician licensure

  • Take and pass the PTCB Exam and obtain licensure as a Certified Oregon Pharmacy Technician (COPT)
  • To ensure timely issuance of your COPT license, be sure to submit all required documents at the time of application.
  • All COPT licenses issued on or after 7/1/2022 will have an expiration date of 6/30/2024
  • CE is required for any renewal of a COPT license. For additional information regarding
  • CE requirements, please see OAR 855-021-0009.

Oregon Pharmacy Technician Average Salary: $21.75

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) Requirements:

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