||Board Registration Information
The Virginia Pharmacy Technician exam
is a 50-item, one hour exam administered by computer
in SMT's Iso-Quality
Testing (IQT) network test centers throughout
the United States. There are currently eight IQT Test
Centers in Virginia:
- Washington, DC area (Falls Church, Herndon, Chantilly,
To make a test reservation at an IQT Test Center,
go to the IQT
registration and reservation page. Select Exam
Registration from the menu, then select VA
Pharmacy Technician as the Organization (VA Pharmacy
Technician will automatically load as the Exam). Click
Next and follow the on-screen instructions
to register, after which you can make a reservation
to take the Virginia Pharmacy Technician exam at an
IQT Test Center.
Frequently Asked Questions
about the Virginia Pharmacy Technician exam.
Appeal instructions and form (pdf**).
A. Any person wishing to apply for registration
as a pharmacy technician in Virginia shall submit
the application fee and an
(Word® doc*) on a form approved by the Virginia
Board of Pharmacy.
B. In order to be registered as a pharmacy techician
an applicant shall provide evidence of the following:
• Satisfactory completion of an approved
training program, and
• A passing score on the Virginia Pharmacy Technician
- OR -
• Current PTCB
Asked Questions about registration as a pharmacy
Pharmacy Technician Exam Study Guide and Candidate
• Take a sample
IQT exam (to become familiar with the computer
interface, requires Internet Explorer 5 or higher).
Note: if you take the sample test, you must close
all browser instances and return to this website to
make a reservation.
Pharmacy Act and The Drug Control Act with Related
Statutes (Word® doc*)
200 Prescription Drugs of 2007 (Pharmacy Times,
200 Brand Drugs by Units in 2007 (Drug Topics,
July 2008) (pdf**)
State Boards of Pharmacy listing (pdf**)
(these open new windows)
||* If you do not have Microsoft
Word on your computer, click here to download
a free Word
Board of Pharmacy
Technician Certification Board (PTCB)
• National Association
of Boards of Pharmacy
||** You must have the free Adobe
Reader to access pdf documents. Click
here to download the Reader.