Skip to Content
Agencies | Governor
Search Virginia.Gov

Pharmacy Technician News

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions relating to Pharmacy Technician registration

Training And Certification Information

List of Approved Pharmacy Technician Training Programs

Attention: Pharmacy Technicians
Before taking the Virginia Pharmacy Technician examination, please review the following documents:

Virginia Pharmacy Technician Examination Information (

ExCPT Exam Information (

Pharmacy Technician Certification Board Website (


Applications and Instructions related to Pharmacy Technicians

Information from DEA

Electronic prescriptions for controlled substances

Dispensing and Purchasing Controlled Substances Over the Internet  (DEA)

How to report breakage or spillage of a controlled substance

Information on Steroid Abuse

Frequently asked questions on faxed prescriptions for Schedule III-V controlled substances (MS Word Doc)*

Link to DEA's Pharmacist's Manual

Notice to Registrants Making Payment by Check (DEA)


Read News and Alerts from the FDA

This page contains hyperlinks to web sites created and maintained by other government agencies and organizations relating to the control of and adherence to the Drug Control Act or to public health and safety issues. The Board of Pharmacy does not endorse the views expressed on these sites, nor does it assume any liability for the accuracy, currency, or completeness of the information presented on these sites.

This is not a complete listing of notifications from FDA or a complete listing of health related information. Please review other listings on any linked website for more complete information.