Pharmacy (Out of State)

License Information

Fee Reduction

Pursuant to 2017 Wisconsin Act 319, beginning August 1, 2018, an applicant for an initial credential may apply for a reduction of the initial credential fee that is equal to 10% of the initial fee.  Qualification is based on the federal adjusted gross income being at or below 180% of the federal poverty guideline prescribed for the applicant's family household size by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. To determine eligibility please visit the United States Department of Health and Human Services website at, prior to submitting Form 3217.

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
​3217​Application for Fee Reduction (This form must accompany the application for the credential)
​3085​Application for Predetermination (Optional-Submit ONLY if you have been convicted of any felony, misdemeanor, or other violations of federal or state law in this state or any other and you desire a review of your conviction record before applying for a credential.)​
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

RDAFRenewal Dates and Fees