First Time Registration

Routes of Registration

There are different routes of registration depending on where your pharmacy qualification has been awarded. You will find information for each route here. When you are ready to apply, your application can be completed in our online registration portal. 

Irish Trained Pharmacists

You can apply to register as a pharmacist through this route if you have completed the recognised training in Ireland.

EU Trained Pharmacists

You can apply to register as a pharmacist through this route if you have completed your education and training in a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) member State, and are nationals of a EU/EEA member state.

Non-EU/EEA Trained Pharmacists

You can apply to have your qualification recognised in Ireland using the Third Country Qualification Recognition Process if you are a pharmacist who qualified in a Non-EU/EEA country, regardless of your nationality.

Ukrainian pharmacists coming to Ireland

We encourage any Ukrainian pharmacists who want to register in Ireland to contact us directly so we can give advice and support. You can contact us by email to noneuroute@psi.ie or telephone +353 1 2184000. Information to support people coming to Ireland from Ukraine is available on this website.

Registration and Brexit

Read the frequently asked questions on registration with the PSI post-Brexit. Applicants holding a qualification from the UK will find specific information about their application for registration under the Third Country Qualification Recognition route (non-EU/EEA).

Language Requirements

You must prove that they have achieved a standard of competence in the English language if you have trained as a pharmacist outside of Ireland.