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Australian Pharmacy Council

Australian Pharmacy Council

Examinations

Please find below important links for the Australian Pharmacy Council (APC) and the New Zealand Pharmacy Council (PCNZ) examinations:

APC Candidates

  • Australian Intern Written Examination (IWE)
  • Competency Assessment for Overseas Pharmacist Examination (CAOP)
  • Knowledge of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences Examination (KAPS)
    • Paper 1
    • Paper 2

PCNZ Candidates

  • Competency Assessment for Overseas Pharmacist Examination (CAOP)
  • Knowledge of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences Examination (KAPS)
    • Paper 1
    • Paper 2

Specific information regarding the requirements for these examinations are available on the APC website and the PCNZ website.

The APC Privacy Policy is also available on the APC website for your information.

Registration

Registration for APC examinations can take some time to complete. Please familiarise yourself with the registration and eligibility processes on the APC and the PCNZ website.

APC Candidates

Visit the Candidate Portal to create a new account or sign in.

PCNZ Candidates

If you are applying to sit an exam as part of New Zealand registration, please use this form to obtain a login for our Candidate Portal.

Special Accommodation

Special accommodation is the arrangement made by us to assist candidates who have physical or personal conditions that require support on the day of the examination.

Requests for special accommodation needs to be approved by APC.

Contact

To contact Pearson VUE regarding changes or any problems you experience during the registration or booking process, please contact Pearson VUE at 1-800-023-095.

To contact APC regarding your examination, please visit www.pharmacycouncil.org.au or email exams@pharmacycouncil.org.au.

Last updated 2020-07-24