Pharmacist’s certificate of practice

Regulate the practice by pharmacists and their assistants in Uganda

  • Signed commitment letter(s) of the Pharmacists, key personnel (for industries) or Professional Auxiliary Staff employed by the organization, and countersigned by the Chief Executive or in charge of the organization.
  • Applicants must provide evidence of attendance of CPD during the course of the year and confirm availability of attendance registers at their practice settings.
  • In the case of pharmacies employing medical representatives, their qualifications, certified copies  of  their  academic  certificates  and  transcripts  as  well  as  a  recent  passport  size  photograph  and workplace ID should be attached. The list of products that they seek to promote and evidence of training in those areas needs to be provided.

Provisional practicing certificate requirements

  • Duly filled application form.
  • Introduction letter from Head of Institution stating; the period of temporary engagement in Uganda with specific dates; the justification for engaging a temporary pharmacist who is an expatriate; the activities to be carried out by the expatriate(s) and the reporting relationship with National Pharmacist if

    It exists in the organization.

  • Certified Copy of certificate of registration as Pharmacist in Country of Origin.
  • Letter of good standing with the registration body in country of origin.
  • Certified Copies of academic documents with Pharmacy qualification.
  • Copy of passport page with personal details.
  • Commitment letter of Supervising Pharmacist of the organization confirming that he/she will have temporary practice in Uganda as Pharmacist endorsed by head of institution.
  • Two recent passport photos.
  • Curriculum Vitae of the person wishing to have temporary pharmacy practice in Uganda.
  • Job description of expatriate Pharmacist.
  • Payment of fees prescribed by the council.
  • Phone:256 414 581679 / +256 414 348 796 / +256 392174280
  • Physical Address:Pharmacy House, Plot 1847 Kyambogo Banda
  • Postal Address:P.O.Box 3774 Kampala Uganda
  • Jurisdiction:National
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  • Operating Hours:Moday to Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm (excluding weekends and public holidays)
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