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Previously registered with ACP

If you are a former pharmacist or pharmacy technician in Alberta, you may be eligible for reinstatement. Reinstatement procedures differ depending on your current situation.

Reinstatement policies

If you have questions about ACP's reinstatement policies, please click here to read our FAQs.

I am currently licensed in another Canadian province.

  • Application for reinstatement. Contact ACP for application form registrationinfo@abpharmacy.ca.
  • Statutory Declaration (page 3 of the application)
  • Criminal Record Check. ACP recommends the use of BackCheck for obtaining a criminal record check.  Please use the following link (http://www.backcheck.ca/pharmacists-ab/) to begin the process.  Choose the Enhanced Police Information Check option as ACP will not accept the Canadian Criminal Record Check only.
  • A letter of standing from any jurisdiction, other than Alberta, where you are currently or previously licensed. The letters must indicate your current status within that jurisdiction.
  • Fees 
  • Starting June 1, 2021, along with your application, you must submit evidence of completing the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct to comply with Bill 21 – An Act to Protect Patients. As part of your application, you may submit either
    • The two certificates obtained from completing the
      1. AFRHP course: Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct AND
      2. ACP course: Standards of Practice - Sexual abuse and Sexual Misconduct;
      OR
    • The certificate for completing the new Jurisprudence Learning Module (JLM), which includes the two courses; the new JLM was implemented in January 2021.
  • Application for reinstatement. Contact ACP for application form registrationinfo@abpharmacy.ca.
  • Statutory Declaration (page 3 of the application)
  • Criminal Record Check. ACP recommends the use of BackCheck for obtaining a criminal record check.  Please use the following link (http://www.backcheck.ca/pharmacists-ab/) to begin the process.  Choose the Enhanced Police Information Check option as ACP will not accept the Canadian Criminal Record Check only.
  • A letter of standing from any jurisdiction, other than Alberta, where you are currently or previously licensed. The letters must indicate your current status within that jurisdiction.
  • Complete the ACP jurisprudence learning module.
    • Upon completion, print the certificate as you will need to submit this along with your application to the clinical pharmacist register.
  • Successful completion of the ACP jurisprudence exam. 
  • Fees

I am currently NOT licensed in another Canadian province.

  • Application for reinstatement. Contact ACP for application form registrationinfo@abpharmacy.ca.
  • Statutory Declaration (page 3 of the application)
  • Criminal Record Check. ACP recommends the use of BackCheck for obtaining a criminal record check.  Please use the following link (http://www.backcheck.ca/pharmacists-ab/) to begin the process.  Choose the Enhanced Police Information Check option as ACP will not accept the Canadian Criminal Record Check only.
  • If applicable, a letter of standing from any jurisdiction, other than Alberta, where you were previously licensed. The letters must indicate your current status within that jurisdiction.
  • Proof of 15 CEUs per year of inactive status to a maximum of 30 CEUs.  A minimum of 15 CEUs must have been completed within 12 months immediately preceding reinstatement.  Remaining CEUs must be completed within 24 months immediately preceding reinstatement
  • Fees 
  • Starting June 1, 2021, along with your application, you must submit evidence of completing the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct to comply with Bill 21 – An Act to Protect Patients. As part of your application, you may submit either
    • The two certificates obtained from completing the
      1. AFRHP course: Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct AND
      2. ACP course: Standards of Practice - Sexual abuse and Sexual Misconduct;
      OR
    • The certificate for completing the new Jurisprudence Learning Module (JLM), which includes the two courses; the new JLM was implemented in January 2021.
  • Application for reinstatement. Contact ACP for application form registrationinfo@abpharmacy.ca.
  • Statutory Declaration (page 3 of the application)
  • Criminal Record Check. ACP recommends the use of BackCheck for obtaining a criminal record check.  Please use the following link (http://www.backcheck.ca/pharmacists-ab/) to begin the process.  Choose the Enhanced Police Information Check option as ACP will not accept the Canadian Criminal Record Check only.
  • If applicable a letter of standing from any jurisdiction, other than Alberta, where you were previously licensed. The letters must indicate your current status within that jurisdiction
  • Proof of 15 CEUs per year of inactive status to a maximum of 30 CEUs.  A minimum of 15 CEUs must have been completed within 12 months immediately preceding reinstatement.  Remaining CEUs must be completed within 24 months immediately preceding reinstatement. 
  • Complete the ACP jurisprudence learning module.
    • If you completed the jurisprudence learning module prior to January 17, 2021, you must also complete the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct prior to applying to the clinical pharmacist register.
    • If you completed the jurisprudence learning module after January 17, 2021, the new version of the jurisprudence learning module includes the two mandatory courses.
  • Successful completion of the ACP jurisprudence exam.
  • A minimum of 550 structured practical training hours using program provided by ACP
  • Fees 
  • Starting June 1, 2021, along with your application, you must submit evidence of completing the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct to comply with Bill 21 – An Act to Protect Patients. As part of your application, you may submit either
    • The two certificates obtained from completing the
      1. AFRHP course: Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct AND
      2. ACP course: Standards of Practice - Sexual abuse and Sexual Misconduct;
      OR
    • The certificate for completing the new Jurisprudence Learning Module (JLM), which includes the two courses; the new JLM was implemented in January 2021.
  • Application for reinstatement. Contact ACP for application form registrationinfo@abpharmacy.ca.
  • Statutory Declaration (page 3 of the application)
  • Criminal Record Check. ACP recommends the use of BackCheck for obtaining a criminal record check.  Please use the following link (http://www.backcheck.ca/pharmacists-ab/) to begin the process.  Choose the Enhanced Police Information Check option as ACP will not accept the Canadian Criminal Record Check only.
  • If applicable a letter of standing from any jurisdiction, other than Alberta, where you were previously licensed. The letters must indicate your current status within that jurisdiction.
  • CEUs – per registrar’s review.
  • Complete the ACP jurisprudence learning module.
    • If you completed the jurisprudence learning module prior to January 17, 2021, you must also complete the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct prior to applying to the clinical pharmacist register.
    • If you completed the jurisprudence learning module after January 17, 2021, the new version of the jurisprudence learning module includes the two mandatory courses.
  • Successful completion of the ACP jurisprudence exam.
  • Structured Practical Training Hours – per registrar’s review.
  • PEBC Qualifying Exams (one or both parts) – per registrar’s review.
  • Fees 
  • Starting June 1, 2021, along with your application, you must submit evidence of completing the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct to comply with Bill 21 – An Act to Protect Patients. As part of your application, you may submit either
    • The two certificates obtained from completing the
      1. AFRHP course: Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct AND
      2. ACP course: Standards of Practice - Sexual abuse and Sexual Misconduct;
      OR
    • The certificate for completing the new Jurisprudence Learning Module (JLM), which includes the two courses; the new JLM was implemented in January 2021.


I was previously licensed in Alberta but I’m currently licensed in the United States.

  • Application for reinstatement. Contact ACP for application form registrationinfo@abpharmacy.ca.
  • Statutory Declaration (page 3 of the application)
  • Criminal Record Check. ACP recommends the use of BackCheck for obtaining a criminal record check.  Please use the following link (http://www.backcheck.ca/pharmacists-ab/) to begin the process.  Choose the Enhanced Police Information Check option as ACP will not accept the Canadian Criminal Record Check only.
  • If applicable a letter of standing from any jurisdiction, other than Alberta, where you were previously licensed. The letters must indicate your current status within that jurisdiction.
  • Proof of 15 CEUs per year of inactive status to a maximum of 30 CEUs.  A minimum of 15 CEUs must have been completed within 12 months immediately preceding reinstatement.  Remaining CEUs must be completed within 24 months immediately preceding reinstatement. 
  • Fees 
  • Starting June 1, 2021, along with your application, you must submit evidence of completing the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct to comply with Bill 21 – An Act to Protect Patients. As part of your application, you may submit either
    • The two certificates obtained from completing the
      1. AFRHP course: Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct AND
      2. ACP course: Standards of Practice - Sexual abuse and Sexual Misconduct;
      OR
    • The certificate for completing the new Jurisprudence Learning Module (JLM), which includes the two courses; the new JLM was implemented in January 2021.
  • Application for reinstatement. Contact ACP for application form registrationinfo@abpharmacy.ca.
  • Statutory Declaration (page 3 of the application)
  • Proof of direct patient care (minimum of 1000 hours in the previous 3 years)
  • Criminal Record Check. ACP recommends the use of BackCheck for obtaining a criminal record check.  Please use the following link (http://www.backcheck.ca/pharmacists-ab/) to begin the process.  Choose the Enhanced Police Information Check option as ACP will not accept the Canadian Criminal Record Check only.
  • If applicable a letter of standing from any jurisdiction, other than Alberta, where you are currently or previously licensed. The letters must indicate your current status within that jurisdiction. 
  • Proof of 15 CEUs per year of inactive status to a maximum of 30 CEUs.  A minimum of 15 CEUs must have been completed within 12 months immediately preceding reinstatement.  Remaining CEUs must be completed within 24 months immediately preceding reinstatement. 
  • Complete the ACP jurisprudence learning module.
    • If you completed the jurisprudence learning module prior to January 17, 2021, you must also complete the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct prior to applying to the clinical pharmacist register.
    • If you completed the jurisprudence learning module after January 17, 2021, the new version of the jurisprudence learning module includes the two mandatory courses.
  • Successful completion of the ACP jurisprudence exam.
  • A minimum of 100 structured practical training hours using program provided by ACP
  • Fees 
  • Starting June 1, 2021, along with your application, you must submit evidence of completing the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct to comply with Bill 21 – An Act to Protect Patients. As part of your application, you may submit either
    • The two certificates obtained from completing the
      1. AFRHP course: Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct AND
      2. ACP course: Standards of Practice - Sexual abuse and Sexual Misconduct;
      OR
    • The certificate for completing the new Jurisprudence Learning Module (JLM), which includes the two courses; the new JLM was implemented in January 2021.
  • Application for reinstatement. Contact ACP for application form registrationinfo@abpharmacy.ca.
  • Statutory Declaration (page 3 of the application)
  • Criminal Record Check. ACP recommends the use of BackCheck for obtaining a criminal record check.  Please use the following link (http://www.backcheck.ca/pharmacists-ab/) to begin the process.  Choose the Enhanced Police Information Check option as ACP will not accept the Canadian Criminal Record Check only.
  • If applicable a letter of standing from any jurisdiction, other than Alberta, where you are currently or previously licensed. The letters must indicate your current status within that jurisdiction. 
  • Proof of 15 CEUs per year of inactive status to a maximum of 30 CEUs.  A minimum of 15 CEUs must have been completed within 12 months immediately preceding reinstatement.  Remaining CEUs must be completed within 24 months immediately preceding reinstatement. 
  • Complete the ACP jurisprudence learning module.
    • If you completed the jurisprudence learning module prior to January 17, 2021, you must also complete the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct prior to applying to the clinical pharmacist register.
    • If you completed the jurisprudence learning module after January 17, 2021, the new version of the jurisprudence learning module includes the two mandatory courses.
  • Successful completion of the ACP jurisprudence exam.
  • A minimum of 550 structured practical training hours using program provided by ACP. 
  • Fees 
  • Starting June 1, 2021, along with your application, you must submit evidence of completing the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct to comply with Bill 21 – An Act to Protect Patients. As part of your application, you may submit either
    • The two certificates obtained from completing the
      1. AFRHP course: Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct AND
      2. ACP course: Standards of Practice - Sexual abuse and Sexual Misconduct;
      OR
    • The certificate for completing the new Jurisprudence Learning Module (JLM), which includes the two courses; the new JLM was implemented in January 2021.
  • Application for reinstatement. Contact ACP for application form registrationinfo@abpharmacy.ca.
  • Statutory Declaration (page 3 of the application)
  • Criminal Record Check. ACP recommends the use of BackCheck for obtaining a criminal record check.  Please use the following link (http://www.backcheck.ca/pharmacists-ab/) to begin the process.  Choose the Enhanced Police Information Check option as ACP will not accept the Canadian Criminal Record Check only.
  • If applicable a letter of standing from any jurisdiction, other than Alberta, where you are currently or previously licensed. The letters must indicate your current status within that jurisdiction. 
  • CEUs – per registrar’s review
  • Complete the ACP jurisprudence learning module.
    • If you completed the jurisprudence learning module prior to January 17, 2021, you must also complete the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct prior to applying to the clinical pharmacist register.
    • If you completed the jurisprudence learning module after January 17, 2021, the new version of the jurisprudence learning module includes the two mandatory courses.
  • Successful completion of the ACP jurisprudence exam.
  • Structured Practical Training Hours – per registrar’s review.
  • PEBC Qualifying Exams (one or both parts) – per registrars review.
  • Fees 
  • Starting June 1, 2021, along with your application, you must submit evidence of completing the two mandatory online courses on protecting patients from sexual abuse and sexual misconduct to comply with Bill 21 – An Act to Protect Patients. As part of your application, you may submit either
    • The two certificates obtained from completing the
      1. AFRHP course: Protecting Patients from Sexual Abuse and Misconduct AND
      2. ACP course: Standards of Practice - Sexual abuse and Sexual Misconduct;
      OR
    • The certificate for completing the new Jurisprudence Learning Module (JLM), which includes the two courses; the new JLM was implemented in January 2021.