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California State Board of Pharmacy

Contact Us

The Board of Pharmacy's address is:
1625 North Market Blvd, Suite N219
Sacramento, CA 95834

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Key Contact Information:

Main Telephone:(916) 574-7900

Main Fax: (916) 574-8618


For questions regarding the status of a pending application or licensing requirements:

Pharmacy Technician

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Pharmacist Examination
Pharmacist Intern
Foreign Graduates

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Designated Representative

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Sterile Compounding
Nonresident Pharmacy

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Changes to a Facility License (Change of Permit)

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Nonresident Wholesaler
Hypodermic Needle and Syringe

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For temporary waivers from compliance with compounding regulations during construction:



For questions or status of a change in Pharmacist-in-Charge:

Change of Designated Representative-in-Charge
Discontinuance of Business

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For questions regarding the renewal of a license:

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For questions regarding the fingerprint requirements for renewal of a license:

Send an email to:


For questions regarding Continuing Education:

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For questions regarding the status of an application that has been sent to the Board’s Enforcement Unit for review:

Send an email to:

Please include your full name, and the last four digits of your social security number or the month and year of your birth in all correspondence with the Board.


For consumers with inquiries or who wish to file a complaint:

From 8:00-5:00

(916) 574-7900

On-line Complaint Form


For questions regarding Wholesale Pedigree requirements:

Send an email to:


Questions for a Board of Pharmacy Inspector:

The board can be contacted via email, fax, or telephone with questions pertaining to pharmacy law and regulations. On Tuesday and Thursday a board inspector will be available to answer telephone inquiries.

Please note that the Board of Pharmacy’s inspectors and staff cannot provide you with legal advice, but they will attempt to assist you by identifying any statutory or regulatory sections that may assist you in responding to your questions. Should you need legal advice, you may of course contact an attorney.

You may contact an inspector by:


News Media Inquiries

Contact public information officer Bob Dávila at (916) 574-7957 or


Public Records Request:

Submit a written request to the:

California State Board of Pharmacy
1625 N. Market Blvd, Suite N219,
Sacramento, CA 95834,
Attention: Public Records Desk

You may also fax your request to (916) 574-8618

For additional information, contact the Board at (916) 574-7922.


To order mailing lists of Board Licensees:

From 8:00-5:00

Call: (916) 574-8150


To report a theft, loss or impaired licensee:

Report a Drug Theft/Drug Loss/Impaired Licensee


For technical issues regarding the Board of Pharmacy website:

Send an email to:


Small Business/DVBE Advocate