Pharmacy Technician Certification in Washington

Pharmacy technicians must be registered with the state and hold PTCB certification to work in Washington.  Applicants must also submit a $50 application fee, an affidavit confirming AIDS education and testing and proof of formal education or on-the-job training. A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Applications must be renewed annually.


Note that all applicants are required to complete at least eight hours of education in Washington Pharmacy Law.


For more information:


Washington State Department of Health

Health Professions & Facilities

243 & 310 Israel Rd SE

Turnwater, Washington 98501

Phone: 360/236-4700

Fax: 360/236-4818

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