NHA News Center

      March 31, 2020 Renewal Deadline for Mississippi Pharmacy Technicians

      Posted by Jessica Langley on February 2020

      Any Pharmacy Technician registration that has not been renewed by March 31, 2020, becomes null and void after this date and the Technician shall not perform Pharmacy Technician duties in the pharmacy dispensing or drug storage area until such time as the registration is renewed. The MS BOP is communicating that there is no grace period for the March registration deadline.  

      Technicians that applied for or obtained a new registration on or after April 1, 2011, must successfully pass the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Exam (PTCB) or the ExCPT Exam from NHA prior to their first renewal of the registration. Technician certification must also be maintained for each renewal cycle via the applicable certification provider. If a Pharmacy Technician has failed to renew their Registration as a result of failure to pass the required certification exams, they can no longer perform technician duties. 

      To complete the renewal processes you can visit the MS BOP website here.  

      completed renewal packet, if mailed, MUST BE POSTMARKED no later than March 31, 2020. Renewal packets received after that date will be returned to you and a late renewal fee in the amount of $50.00 will be assessed. The late fee must be paid prior to processing your renewal. 

      For questions, please email Merrill Garner: mgarner@mbp.ms.gov  


      Topics: pharmacy technician

      Subscribe to our Blog


      For media inquiries, please contact Jessica Langley at jessica.langley@ascendlearning.com.

      NHA Mission Statement

      Empowering people to access a better future.

      NHA Vision Statement

      As the industry leader, we are passionately committed to develop, advance and advocate for the frontline healthcare worker, resulting in improved patient care.

      The NHA Approach

      NHA’s proven results elevate and impact the lives of individuals, schools and businesses in allied health. Our comprehensive certification and preparation resources provide our clients with access to the professional success they desire. NHA provides continuity for educators and employers seeking a partner with multiple certification options, giving students and employers a trusted path to skills growth and career advancement.