In response to the current state of emergency as declared by the Governor, the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy has adopted an emergency rule temporarily waiving the practical examination from the licensing requirements.  All applicants for pharmacist licensure must successfully pass the NAPLEX and jurisprudence examination (MPJE) administered by NABP.  An individual is not eligible to take the examinations for licensure until such individual has graduated from an approved college or school of pharmacy, completed all internship requirements, and has a complete pharmacist application with no deficiencies pending with the Board.  Once the Board receives an applicant’s passing NAPLEX and MPJE scores from NABP he/she will be issued a pharmacist​ license.  

Any applicant who has previously taken and failed the Georgia practical exam will not be eligible for licensure under this emergency rule.  The Board may consider a pathway to licensure for these individuals at a future date.

This rule will be effective for the duration of the emergency and for a period of not more than 120 days thereafter.