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I'm in NJ and I'm in the process of applying for NY license.
I have already sent in the state application and I'm about to apply on the NABP website.
It costs $350 per state and additional $50 per each additional state.
I may, in far future, obtain CA license..maybe several years from now.
My question is, to save money, can I apply to both NY and CA now on NABP (instead of paying $350 + $350 later) and apply to CA state several years down the road when I do decide to obtain CA license?
 

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nucular drugist
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CA doesn't do reciprocated licenses, so no.

Q1: I passed the NAPLEX already and I am licensed in another state, how can
I reciprocate my license?
A: California law does not allow for reciprocity. You are required, at least, to
take and pass both the NAPLEX and CPJE on or after January 1, 2004.

http://www.pharmacy.ca.gov/forms/exam_info_update.pdf
 
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Nov 22, 2013
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CA doesn't do reciprocated licenses, so no.

Q1: I passed the NAPLEX already and I am licensed in another state, how can
I reciprocate my license?
A: California law does not allow for reciprocity. You are required, at least, to
take and pass both the NAPLEX and CPJE on or after January 1, 2004.

http://www.pharmacy.ca.gov/forms/exam_info_update.pdf

i took and passed naplex 3 years ago and i know that i have to take the cpje. my question is do i need to apply with nabp in order to take cpje?
 

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nucular drugist
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no, you register with the CA BOP and have your NAPLEX score transferred to them. After they review your application, they will send you your ATT for the CPJE. There are a bunch of things various agencies need to complete for you, so I would start sooner as opposed to later. I imagine if you are licensed in another state, you won't be able to sit for at least 2 months.

http://www.pharmacy.ca.gov/forms/rph_app_pkt.pdf

do these things first as they take the longest:
FINGERPRINTS (card sent from the BOP to you) - https://www.dca.ca.gov/webapps/pharmacy/pubs_request.php#fp_card
PRACTITIONER SELF-QUERY REPORT - (3rd party background check, don't open the report once they mail it to you; you'll need to include it with your initial application) https://www.npdb-hipdb.hrsa.gov/ext/RulesOfBehaviorSQ.jsp?SUBJECT_TYPE=I

do these soon after:
OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT
DOCUMENTATION OF INTERN HOURS
VERIFICATION OF LICENSE IN ANOTHER STATE

there might be others so review the pharmacist application check-list
 
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