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Chapter 246-907 WAC

Last Update: 10/18/18

PHARMACEUTICAL LICENSING PERIODS AND FEES

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HTMLPDF246-907-030Pharmaceutical licensing fees and renewal cycle.
HTMLPDF246-907-0302Hospital pharmacy associated clinics fees and renewal cycle.
HTMLPDF246-907-040Fee payment.
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246-907-020Licensing periods. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 97-06-019, § 246-907-020, filed 2/25/97, effective 3/28/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 94-14-038 § 246-907-020, filed 6/29/94, effective 7/30/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. WSR 92-07-099 (Order 256), § 246-907-020, filed 3/18/92, effective 4/18/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-19-028 (Order 194), recodified as § 246-907-020, filed 9/10/91, effective 10/11/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 88-14-042 (Order 216), § 360-18-010, filed 6/30/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005, 18.81.080 and 42.17.290. WSR 83-01-083 (Order 171), § 360-18-010, filed 12/17/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 (4) and (11). WSR 80-05-074 (Order 154, Resolution No. 4/80), § 360-18-010, filed 4/28/80.] Repealed by WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.
246-907-0301Pharmacy assistant licensing periods and fees—Fees and renewal cycle. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and 18.64A.030. WSR 16-22-043, § 246-907-0301, filed 10/28/16, effective 3/1/17.] Repealed by WSR 18-21-123, filed 10/18/18, effective 1/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 43.70.280 and chapters 18.64 and 18.64A RCW.
246-907-995Conversion to a birthday renewal cycle. [Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-907-995, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98.] Repealed by WSR 05-12-012, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110.


PDF246-907-030

Pharmaceutical licensing fees and renewal cycle.

(1) Pharmacist, pharmacy technician, pharmacy intern, and pharmacy assistant credentials must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2.
(2) Pharmacy location credentials, controlled substance researcher registration, drug dog handler K9 registration, and other Controlled Substances Act registrations will expire on June 1st of each year.
(3) All other credentials, including health care entity, will expire on October 1st of each year, except the shopkeeper endorsement which expires annually associated with a business license issued by the department of revenue.
(4) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for pharmacy professionals:
(a) All pharmacy professionals:
Title of fee
Fee
Verification of credential
$25.00
Duplicate credential
10.00
(b) Pharmacist:
Original credential
$200.00
Renewal
265.00
Late renewal penalty
135.00
Expired credential reissuance
265.00
Inactive credential renewal
265.00
Retired credential application
25.00
Retired credential renewal
25.00
Temporary permit
100.00
Reciprocity
465.00
(c) Pharmacy technician:
Original credential
$70.00
Renewal
70.00
Late renewal penalty
50.00
Expired credential reissuance
70.00
(d) Pharmacy intern:
Original credential
$45.00
Renewal
45.00
Late renewal penalty
45.00
Verification of internship hours
25.00
Expired credential reissuance
45.00
(e) Pharmacy assistant:
Original credential
$35.00
Renewal
35.00
Late renewal penalty
35.00
Expired credential reissuance
35.00
(5) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for pharmaceutical firms:
(a) All pharmaceutical firms:
Verification of credential
$25.00
Duplicate credential
10.00
Facility inspection
400.00
(b) Pharmacy (includes hospital pharmacies):
Pharmacy credential (for hospital pharmacy associated clinics, see WAC 246-907-0302)
 
Original credential
$540.00
 
Renewal
540.00
 
Late renewal penalty
270.00
Pharmacy technician utilization
 
Original utilization
100.00
 
Renewal
100.00
Controlled substances authority
 
Original credential
150.00
 
Renewal
150.00
With differential hours
 
Original credential
55.00
 
Renewal
55.00
(c) Nonresident pharmacy:
Pharmacy credential
 
Original credential
$540.00
 
Renewal
540.00
 
Late renewal penalty
270.00
Controlled substances authority
 
Original credential
150.00
 
Renewal
150.00
(d) Controlled substance researcher:
Original credential
$400.00
Renewal
400.00
(e) Other controlled substances act registrations (i.e., analytical laboratories, school laboratories):
Original credential
$360.00
Renewal
360.00
(f) Drug dog handler K9 registration:
Original credential
$55.00
Renewal
55.00
(g) Health care entity:
Health care entity credential
 
Original credential
$540.00
 
Renewal
540.00
 
Late renewal penalty
270.00
Controlled substances authority
 
Original credential
150.00
 
Renewal
150.00
(h) Drug manufacturer:
Manufacturer credential
 
Original credential
$825.00
 
Renewal
825.00
 
Late renewal penalty
300.00
Controlled substances authority
 
Original credential
150.00
 
Renewal
150.00
(i) Drug wholesaler – Full line:
Wholesaler credential
 
Original credential
$825.00
 
Renewal
825.00
 
Late renewal penalty
300.00
Controlled substances authority
 
Original credential
150.00
 
Renewal
150.00
(j) Drug wholesaler – Export:
Wholesaler credential
 
Original credential
$825.00
 
Renewal
825.00
 
Late renewal penalty
300.00
(k) Drug wholesaler – OTC only:
Original credential
$465.00
Renewal
465.00
Late renewal penalty
235.00
(l) Drug wholesaler – Export nonprofit humanitarian organization:
Wholesaler credential
 
Original credential
$25.00
 
Renewal
25.00
 
Late renewal penalty
25.00
(m) Legend drug sample distributor:
Distributor credential
 
Original credential
$540.00
 
Renewal
540.00
 
Late renewal penalty
270.00
Controlled substances authority
 
Original credential
150.00
 
Renewal
150.00
(n) Poison manufacturer/seller:
Original credential
$55.00
Renewal
55.00
Late renewal penalty
50.00
(o) Precursor chemicals:
Original credential
$55.00
Renewal
55.00
Late renewal penalty
50.00
(p) Itinerant vendor:
Original credential
$55.00
Renewal
55.00
Late renewal penalty
50.00
(q) Sodium pentobarbital for animal euthanization:
Original credential
$55.00
Renewal
55.00
Late renewal penalty
50.00
(r) Shopkeeper:
Original credential
$55.00
Renewal
55.00
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 43.70.280 and chapters 18.64 and 18.64A RCW. WSR 18-21-123, § 246-907-030, filed 10/18/18, effective 1/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 69.50.302, 43.70.250. WSR 16-18-087, § 246-907-030, filed 9/6/16, effective 10/7/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, and 2011 1st sp.s. c 50. WSR 11-20-092, § 246-907-030, filed 10/4/11, effective 12/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. WSR 08-15-014, § 246-907-030, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. WSR 05-12-012, § 246-907-030, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 2001 2nd sp.s. c 7 and RCW 18.64.310, 18.64A.010. WSR 01-23-101, § 246-907-030, filed 11/21/01, effective 1/21/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040, 42.70.250, and 18.64.310. WSR 01-12-052, § 246-907-030, filed 6/1/01, effective 7/2/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. WSR 98-10-052, § 246-907-030, filed 4/29/98, effective 5/30/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-907-030, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 97-06-019, § 246-907-030, filed 2/25/97, effective 3/28/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 94-05-036, § 246-907-030, filed 2/8/94, effective 3/11/94; WSR 93-18-015, § 246-907-030, filed 8/24/93, effective 9/24/93; WSR 93-05-045 (Order 334), § 246-907-030, filed 2/17/93, effective 3/20/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. WSR 92-07-099 (Order 256), § 246-907-030, filed 3/18/92, effective 4/18/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-19-028 (Order 194), recodified as § 246-907-030, filed 9/10/91, effective 10/11/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. WSR 91-13-002 (Order 173), § 360-18-020, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 89-04-015 (Order 222), § 360-18-020, filed 1/23/89; WSR 88-14-042 (Order 216), § 360-18-020, filed 6/30/88; WSR 88-07-011 (Order 209), § 360-18-020, filed 3/3/88; WSR 87-18-066 (Order 207), § 360-18-020, filed 9/2/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005(4). WSR 85-22-033 (Order 196), § 360-18-020, filed 10/31/85; WSR 85-06-010 (Order 193), § 360-18-020, filed 2/22/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 84-17-142 (Order 189), § 360-18-020, filed 8/22/84; WSR 84-04-030 (Order 184), § 360-18-020, filed 1/25/84; WSR 83-22-034 (Order 177), § 360-18-020, filed 10/26/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and 18.64A.020. WSR 83-18-021 (Order 175), § 360-18-020, filed 8/30/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005(12). WSR 82-12-041 (Order 168), § 360-18-020, filed 5/28/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 (4) and (11). WSR 80-08-035 (Order 155, Resolution No. 6/80), § 360-18-020, filed 6/26/80, effective 9/30/80; WSR 80-05-074 (Order 154, Resolution No. 4/80), § 360-18-020, filed 4/28/80.]



PDF246-907-0302

Hospital pharmacy associated clinics fees and renewal cycle.

(1) Parent hospital pharmacy licenses with one or more hospital pharmacy associated clinics (HPAC) expire on June 1st of each year.
(2) A parent hospital pharmacy must submit fees for HPACs in addition to fees set in WAC 246-907-030(4). HPAC fees are due annually, except as provided under subsection (3)(d) of this section.
(3) A parent hospital pharmacy must submit the following nonrefundable fees based on category and number of HPACs as defined in WAC 246-873A-020(3) added to the parent hospital pharmacy license.
(a) Category 1 HPAC. A parent hospital pharmacy must submit the Category 1 HPAC fee according to the number of Category 1 HPACs under the parent hospital pharmacy license.
HPAC tier
Number of Category 1 HPACs under parent hospital pharmacy license
Total annual fee
A
1-10
$895.00
 
B
11-50
$2,240.00
 
C
51-100
$3,125.00
 
D
Over 100
$4,025.00
 
(b) Category 2 HPAC. A parent hospital pharmacy must submit the Category 2 HPAC fee for each Category 2 HPAC under the parent hospital pharmacy license.
Category 2 HPAC fee
$755.00
(c) The department charges a processing fee of fifty-five dollars for an amended license to change the number of HPACs.
(d) If at any time a parent hospital pharmacy submits an addendum increasing the number of HPACs on the parent hospital pharmacy license, which changes the applicable HPAC tier to a higher fee amount, the parent hospital pharmacy shall submit the difference in fees with the addendum.
(e) The department will not refund fees when a tier reduction occurs between renewal periods.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 43.70.280 and chapters 18.64 and 18.64A RCW. WSR 18-21-123, § 246-907-0302, filed 10/18/18, effective 1/1/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and 2016 c 118. WSR 16-18-069, § 246-907-0302, filed 9/2/16, effective 9/8/16.]



PDF246-907-040

Fee payment.

(1) A licensed pharmacist, wholesaler, or manufacturer shall pay a facility inspection fee in lieu of the original license fee when there is only a change of facility location within the premises identified by the license address. Any change of location to a different address shall require a new application and payment of the original license fee.
(2) An original license fee shall be paid whenever there is any change in ownership, including change in business structure or organizational structure such as a change from sole proprietorship to a corporation, or a change of more than fifty percent ownership in a corporation.
(3) All fees are charged on an annual basis and will not be prorated.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. WSR 91-19-028 (Order 194), recodified as § 246-907-040, filed 9/10/91, effective 10/11/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. WSR 88-07-011 (Order 209), § 360-18-025, filed 3/3/88.]