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California State Board of Pharmacy

Board of Pharmacy Email Registration

Business and Professions Code (BPC) section 4013 requires facilities to register for email notifications from the Board of Pharmacy within 60 days of obtaining a license or at the time of license renewal. Facilities also must update their registration within 30 days of changing their email address.

Effective July 1, 2017, BPC section 4013 also requires pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, intern pharmacists, and designated representatives to register their email address with the board within 60 days of obtaining a license or at renewal. In addition, licensees must update their information within 60 days of changing their email address.

Single licensed facilities

To register an email account for a single licensed facility:

  1. Check the box below next to “Board of Pharmacy – General Email List.”
  2. Enter your address and the CAPTCHA text found in the image at the bottom of this page.
  3. Click the “Subscribe” button. (If you are no longer licensed and wish to unsubscribe from the list, click the “Unsubscribe” button.

To confirm your identity, a message requesting confirmation will be sent to your email address. Please follow the instructions in that message to complete the registration process.

Pharmacies that are able to compound formulations during a declared emergency also may register to receive emails by checking the box next to “Emergency Compounding – Email List (Pharmacies Only).”


Multiple licensed facilities

An owner of multiple licensed facilities may use the “Email Notification from Centralized Owner/Company” form to comply with the registration requirements by registering a single email address that can receive notifications from the board and transmit the notifications to all of the owner’s licensed facilities. This is also authorized by BPC section 4013.


Individuals

To register an email account as a licensed pharmacist, pharmacy technician, intern pharmacist, designated representative or designated representative-3PL:

  1. Check the box below next to your license classification.
  2. Enter your email address and the CAPTCHA text found in the image at the bottom of this page.
  3. Click the “Subscribe” button. (If you are no longer licensed and wish to unsubscribe from the list, click the “Unsubscribe” button.)

To confirm your identity, a message requesting confirmation will be sent to your email address. Please follow the instructions in that message to complete the registration process.




Organizations and members of the public also may sign up for email notifications. The service is free.

The board emails notifications announcing important developments and website information, including:

  • Regulations that are released for public comment or adopted.
  • Drug recalls.
  • Posting of public meeting agendas.
  • A summary of board actions at public meetings.
  • Information about a new laws and regulations.
  • Publication of The Script.



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