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California State Board of Pharmacy

Restoration of Retired or Canceled Pharmacist License – BPC section 4200.5(d), Related to Retired Licensees; BPC section 4402(b), Related to Canceled Pharmacist Licenses; and BPC section 4403, Related to Payment of Fees for Reissuance or Renewal of License

To allow for the restoration of a previously retired or canceled pharmacist license for a maximum of six months or until the declaration of emergency is lifted, whichever is sooner, the Board waives the provisions of Business and Professions Code sections 4200.5(d), 4402(b), and 4403 under the following conditions:

  1. At the time of cancellation or transition to a retired status, the license was not subject to any disciplinary conditions or subject to any disciplinary proceeding.
  2. The license has been in such a status no longer than five years.
  3. The individual applies for restoration by completing the required form Application to Restore Your License located on the Board’s website under “COVID-19 Information.”

Upon processing of the application for restoring the license, the individual will receive email notification from the Board.

Effective: April 3, 2020

Expiration: October 1, 2020