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Designated Representative License - Wholesaler/Non-Resident Wholesaler

Licensing Agency

Department of Consumer Affairs Board of PharmacyLicensing Unit
1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N219
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 574-7900

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A designated representative is an individual who performs clerical, inventory control, housekeeping, delivery, maintenance, or similar functions related to the distribution or dispensing of dangerous drugs or dangerous devices. To work as a designated representative, you must possess and keep a current certificate as a designated representative.

DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
An individual applying to become a designated representative shall meet the following requirements:
*Be a high school graduate or possess a general education development equivalent,
*Have a minimum of one year of paid work experience related to the distribution or dispensing of dangerous drugs or dangerous devices or meet all of the prerequisites to take the examination required for licensure as a pharmacist by the board, and
*Complete a training program that, at a minimum, addresses each of the following subjects:
(A) Knowledge and understanding of California and federal law relating to the distribution of dangerous drugs and dangerous devices.
(B) Knowledge and understanding of California and federal law relating to the distribution of controlled substances.
(C) Knowledge and understanding of quality control systems.
(D) Knowledge and understanding of the United States Pharmacopoeia standards relating to the safe storage and handling of drugs.
(E) Knowledge and understanding of prescription terminology, abbreviations, dosages and format.

Fees: Application: $330
Live Scan Fingerprint Services if applicant is located in CA: Fees paid directly to the Live Scan Service OR
Fingerprint processing fee for fingerprint cards if applicant is located outside of CA: $49
Renewal Period: Annually Renewal: $195
Examination Frequency: N/A
Average Time to Process Application: 30 days once application is complete.

Authority: Business and Professions Code, Section 4000, et seq.
California Code of Regulations, Division 17, Title 16.