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Procedure for State- Wise Pharmacy Council Pharmacist Registration -India. That includes renewal of a license from Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Maharastra and etc.
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In India, pharmacists are required to register with the respective State Pharmacy Council or the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) in order to practice as a pharmacist. Here's a detailed overview of the pharmacist registration procedure in India, including the required documents, fees, and steps to apply:

Required documents:

A passport-sized photograph
A self-attested copy of your mark sheet or degree certificate from a recognized pharmacy institution
A self-attested copy of your internship completion certificate (if applicable)
A self-attested copy of your identity proof (such as Aadhar card, PAN card, or passport)
A self-attested copy of your address proof (such as Aadhar card, driving license, or utility bill)
Proof of payment of the registration fee


The registration fee for pharmacists varies depending on the state and the category of registration. As of 2022, the registration fee for pharmacists in most states ranges from Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 2,500.

Procedure to apply:

The procedure to apply for pharmacist registration in India typically involves the following steps:

Step 1: Visit the respective State Pharmacy Council or the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) website and download the registration form.

Step 2: Fill in the registration form with all the necessary details and attach the required documents.

Step 3: Pay the registration fee through online or offline mode.

Step 4: Submit the registration form and the required documents to the respective State Pharmacy Council or the PCI office by post or in person.

Step 5: Once the application is processed and verified, the respective State Pharmacy Council or the PCI will issue a registration certificate.

It's important to note that the registration process may vary slightly depending on the state and the category of registration. For instance, some states require pharmacists to pass a qualifying exam or undergo a period of training before they can register. It's best to check the specific requirements and procedures of the State Pharmacy Council or the PCI in your state before applying for registration.

Validity of pharmacist license:

In India, the validity of a pharmacist license is generally for a period of 5 years. After this period, pharmacists are required to renew their license by paying a renewal fee and submitting the necessary documents. The renewal process may vary depending on the state and the category of registration.

Find the list of few state pharmacy councils and its address, contact number and more.

Andhra Pradesh Pharmacy Council
Address: D.No:9-38-22, 2nd Floor, Above Syndicate Bank, Near Akkayyapalem Bus Stop, Visakhapatnam - 530016, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Phone: +91-891-2550222

Arunachal Pradesh Pharmacy Council
Address: Directorate of Health Services, Naharlagun - 791110, Arunachal Pradesh, India.
Phone: +91-360-2244132

Assam Pharmacy Council
Address: Khanapara, Guwahati - 781022, Assam, India.
Phone: +91-361-2365426

Bihar Pharmacy Council
Address: K-19/46, Malahi Pakri, Near Kali Mandir, Boring Road, Patna - 800001, Bihar, India.
Phone: +91-612-2542442

Chhattisgarh State Pharmacy Council
Address: Gaurav Path, Near Railway Crossing, New Rajendra Nagar, Raipur - 492001, Chhattisgarh, India.
Phone: +91-771-2254055

Delhi Pharmacy Council
Address: Pharmacy Council of Delhi, B-15, 1st Floor, DDA Building, Derawal Nagar, Model Town, Delhi - 110009, India.
Phone: +91-11-27462478

Goa State Pharmacy Council
Address: Near Directorate of Health Services, Panaji - 403001, Goa, India.
Phone: +91-832-2225544

Gujarat State Pharmacy Council
Address: 2nd Floor, Old Nursing College Building, Opp. Cancer Hospital, Gate No. 6, Civil Hospital Campus, Asarwa, Ahmedabad - 380016, Gujarat, India.
Phone: +91-79-22683721

Haryana State Pharmacy Council
Address: Shri Atmanand Jain Institute of Pharmacy & Technology, Ambala-Jagadhri Road, Ambala - 133004, Haryana, India.
Phone: +91-1731-283100

Himachal Pradesh Pharmacy Council
Address: Ayurved Bhawan, Near MLA Quarters, Kasumpti, Shimla - 171009, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Phone: +91-177-2623210

Jammu and Kashmir State Pharmacy Council
Address: Directorate of Health Services, Jammu - 180001, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Phone: +91-191-2546339

Jharkhand State Pharmacy Council
Address: Directorate of Health Services, RCH Building, Namkum, Ranchi - 834010, Jharkhand, India.
Phone: +91-651-2261420

Karnataka State Pharmacy Council
Address: TC No. 10/2279 (3), 1st Floor, Kannada Sahitya Parishat Building, J. C. Road, Bangalore - 560002, Karnataka, India
Contact Number: 080-22243970

Kerala State Pharmacy Council
Address: Red Cross Road, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695035, India
Contact Number: 0471-2771888, 0471-2771944

Maharashtra State Pharmacy Council
Address: E.S.I.S. Hospital Compound, L. B. S. Road, Mulund (West), Mumbai - 400080, Maharashtra, India
Contact Number: 022-25683088, 022-25602579

Madhya Pradesh State Pharmacy Council
Address: "Anand Vihar", B-Block, Old Nurses Hostel, Satpura Bhawan, Bhopal - 462004, Madhya Pradesh, India
Contact Number: 0755-2773010

Tamil Nadu State Pharmacy Council
Address: 106, Anna Salai, Guindy, Chennai - 600 032, Tamil Nadu, India
Contact Number: 044-22300708, 044-22300709

Puducherry State Pharmacy Council
Address: Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (IGMC & RI) Campus, Vazhudavur Road, Kadirkamam, Puducherry - 605009, India
Contact Number: 0413-2279601, 0413-2279603
Website: ... ouncil.htm

Manipur State Pharmacy Council
Located in Imphal, Manipur.
Contact number: +91-385-2411668.
Website: Not available.

Meghalaya State Pharmacy Council
Located in Shillong, Meghalaya.
Contact number: +91-364-2224358.
Website: Not available.
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