Pharmacy (Out-of-State)


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License Information

Per Wis. Stat. §​ 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

FormDescription
2737Information for Licensure for Out-of-State Pharmacy Applications (Out-of-state pharmacies that have a change in managing pharmacist should notify DSPS of the change on company letterhead. Please include WI credential number and​ submit to dspscredpharmacy@wisconsin.gov.)
​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 (if applicable)
3071​Fax Payment Form

Profession Forms

FormDescription
2661Pharmacy, Distributor, or Manufacturer Change of Ownership Form (If re-licensure is required, follow instructions in Form 2737.​​)

Renewal Information

Requirements

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

Renewal Methods

FormDescription
RDAFRenewal Dates and Fees