Arizona Pharmacists Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

Meet your Arizona pharmacy CE requirements with ease. If you'd like a refresher on what's needed to renew your license, see the requirements below.

3 Mandatory Hours
27 Elective Hours
30 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Arizona Pharmacy license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Pharmacy licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Arizona Pharmacy: Pharmacist (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 3
Elective Hours: 27
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 10/31/2024
Next Education Due Date: 10/31/2024

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Please note: Licenses renew in groups. The next groups are due 10/31/2023 and 10/31/2024. Please check your license expiration to confirm your renewal group.

Mandatory Subjects:

  • 3 hours - opioid-related, substance use disorder-related, or addiction-related continuing education activities.

Additional Requirements:

  • Immunizers: Two (2) of the thirty (30) CE hours must be related to administering immunizations, vaccines, and emergency medications.
  • Pharmacists who prescribe and dispense tobacco cessation drug therapies pursuant to A.R.S. 32-1979.03: Two (2) of the thirty (30) CE hours must be related to tobacco cessation.
  • Pharmacists who dispense self- administered hormonal contraceptives under a standing prescription order: Three (3) of the thirty (30) CE hours must be related to self-administered hormonal contraceptives.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.


Roster Required: yes
Roster Process: Your pharmacy hours will be reported to CPE Monitor within ten business days after course completion.

Rosters are sent to NABP within 10 business days. We are unable to report your hours after 60 days.
Roster Sent: Every 10 days

Governing Agency

Name: Arizona State Board of Pharmacy
Phone: 6027712727
Fax: 6027712749
Address: 1616 W. Adams Street, Suite 120 Phoenix, 85007

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.