Secretary of State Kemp Reminds Pharmacy Technicians to Register With the Georgia Board of Pharmacy

March 18, 2011

Atlanta—Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp today reminded pharmacy technicians to register with the Georgia Board of Pharmacy.

In accordance with O.C.G.A. § 26-4-28, the Georgia Board of Pharmacy has adopted Rule 480-15-02, which requires pharmacy technicians to register with the Georgia Board of Pharmacy. Pharmacy technicians may submit applications for registration online The requirements for registration are as follows:

  • Submit the $100 application fee;
  • Attest that applicant is at least 17 years old;
  • Attest that applicant is currently enrolled in high school, has a high school diploma or has a GED;
  • Obtain a criminal history background check through the Cogent Systems/GAPS at a GAPS location;
  • If currently employed in a pharmacy, submit the license number of the pharmacy where the applicant is employed; and
  • If certified, submit a copy of applicant’s Pharmacy Technician Certification Board certificate.

Once an application is approved, the registration will be made available on the Professional Licensing Board’s website at

Please visit the Board’s website at for more information including state laws, board rules, and frequently asked questions.

Brian Kemp has been Secretary of State since January, 2010. Among the office’s wide-ranging responsibilities, the Secretary of State is charged with conducting efficient and secure elections, the registration of corporations, and the regulation of securities and professional license holders. The office also oversees the Georgia Archives and the Capitol Museum.


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