PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION


Graduates are eligible for registration with the Pharmacy Board of Malaysia. The requirements are:
  • Completion of pre-registration training and 1-year compulsory service.
  • The 1-year pre-registration training and another year of service must be at premises approved by the Ministry of Health. These include institutions, hospitals and clinics under the Ministry of Health, other government institutions such as Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, University Malaya Medical Centre and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre as well as selected private sector establishments that include community pharmacies, pharmaceutical industries and private hospitals.
  • Pass the Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination which assesses knowledge and application of Malaysian law regulating the sale and supply of poisons and also the ethics of the pharmacy profession. This examination must be passed by all candidates wishing to apply for registration either before graduation, prior to starting the pre-registration training or before completion of the pre-registration training.

Current information about registration requirements can be found at the website of the Pharmaceutical Services Division of the Ministry of Health.