Pharmacy (Out of State)

License Information

Per Wisconsin State Statutes 440.08 (2), the required renewal date for the Pharmacy (Out of State) credential is 05/31/even years.  Should you receive your initial credential in the months leading up to this date, you are still required to renew your license by the statutorily defined date.

  • Complete and submit the Application for Pharmacy (Out-of-State) with required forms and fee. 
  • Register with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
  • Department review of application; determination whether to grant credential.

No pharmacy that is in another state may ship, mail, or otherwise deliver a prescribed drug or device to persons in Wisconsin unless the pharmacy is licensed in Wisconsin.

An out-of-state pharmacy that applies for a license is not required to comply with Wisconsin law relating to the professional service area of a pharmacy or the minimum equipment requirements for a pharmacy.

A pharmacist employed in an out-of-state pharmacy is not required to be licensed in Wisconsin.

A licensed out-of-state pharmacy is not required to be under the control of a managing pharmacist licensed in Wisconsin.

A licensed out-of-state pharmacy shall provide a telephone number that allows a person in Wisconsin to contact the pharmacy during the pharmacy's regular hours of business and that is available for use by a person in Wisconsin for not less than 40 hours per week.

The label of all prescription drug containers shipped, mailed, or otherwise delivered to a person in Wisconsin must bear the telephone number of the out-of-state pharmacy.

Application for Licensure

2737Application for Out-of-State Pharmacy Form (Out-of-State Pharmacies that have a change in Managing Pharmacist, should notify DSPS on company letterhead of the change. Please submit to
2252​Convictions and Pending Charges
3071​Fax Payment Form

Profession Forms

2661Pharmacy, Distributor, or Manufacturer Change of Ownership Form (if Re-Licensure is required, you must re-complete Form #2737)

Renewal Information


  • FEE (See Renewal Dates and Fees)
  • SIG (Signature regarding the Pharmacy Phone # and Fax #)

Renewal Methods

  • Online Log In: License Renewal Online
  • Request a Paper Renewal Form: (888) 506‑4239 or (608) 261‑4460 for the Madison area
RDAFRenewal Dates and Fees