In order to verify the PTCB Credential status of a pharmacy technician, enter information into at least one of the fields below and click Search. To receive better results, populate as many fields as possible. The results include statuses of the following credentials: Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), Certified Compounded Sterile Preparation Technician (CSPT), and Assessment-Based Certificates.
Only individuals who have been credentialed by PTCB will be displayed.
Below are definitions of all potential credential statuses:
Active: Currently active.
Expired: Not currently active, but eligible for reinstatement.
Uncertified: Not active and must reapply.
Suspended: Not active. Credential is suspended.
Revoked: Not active. Credential has been revoked.
Emeritus: Inactive, Retired and/or no longer a practicing pharmacy technician. Read more.
Once your search is complete, you may download your results to a file for use in Microsoft Excel or similar programs. The link is below your search results. Additionally, you may download a PDF version of a single verification record. Choose the download link to the right of the corresponding record.
The verification information provided by PTCB is obtained from PTCB's credential records, which are securely maintained. PTCB makes all reasonable efforts to ensure that credential record information is reported and published in an accurate and complete manner.
PTCB credentials individuals who meet all program requirements as set forth in the Candidate Guidebook, available at ptcb.org.
Note for Recent CPhT and CSPT Candidates
If you took the PTCE or CSPT exam on or before March 22, 2020, your results have been uploaded. Please note that certain third-party testing sites deliver results after our posting date and will be included in the next results upload. If you took PTCE or CSPT exam on or before the date listed above, and your results are not available, please notify us using our Help Center.