Foreign Pharmacist Registration In South Africa

What is a Foreign Pharmacist?

A foreign pharmacy graduate is defined as a pharmacist whose undergraduate pharmacy degree was conferred outside of a pharmacy school listed in the

World Directory of Schools of Pharmacy published by the World Health Organization, and whose degree program is not accredited by the Accreditation Council.

Foreign Pharmacist Registration In South Africa?

In terms of the Pharmacy Act, 53 of 1974, candidates with qualifications in pharmacy obtained outside South Africa may

 apply for registration as pharmacists or pharmacy support personnel (PSP) with the SAPC. To safeguard the public, registration with the SAPC is a prerequisite to practice the pharmacy profession.

How long does it take to register a pharmacy in South Africa?

The licensing process will take a minimum of 3 months from the date of receipt of a complete application (including the correct fee).

Your application will be acknowledged in writing on receipt of a complete application.

How much are pharmacists paid in South Africa?

The average pay for a Pharmacist is ZAR 880,639 a year and ZAR 423 an hour in South Africa. The average salary range for a Pharmacist is between ZAR 596,193 and ZAR 1,105,202.

On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Pharmacist.