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Displaced Worker Emergency License: Pharmacist


When a federal emergency declaration is in effect in another state, a pharmacist in good standing in the affected state can obtain an emergency license to practice in New Mexico by demonstrating proof of current licensure, completing an application, and providing any other documents requested by the Board of Pharmacy. This section is limited to up to 4 months after the declaration.

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A. Emergency provisions for license by endorsement. Pharmacist currently licensed in a state in which a federal disaster has been declared may be licensed by endorsement in New Mexico during the four months following the declared disaster at no cost with the following requirements: (1) receipt of a completed application which has been signed and notarized accompanied by proof of identity, which may include a copy of a drivers license, passport or other photo identification issued by a governmental entity; (2) other required verification will be obtained online if possible by board staff to include: (a) current licensure status; (b) national pharmacists data bank; (c) national association of boards of pharmacy disciplinary database; and (3) nothing in this provision shall constitute a waiver of the requirements for licensure contained in 16.19.2 NMAC. B. License expiration. Pharmacist licenses under 16.19.2 NMAC shall expire six months after issue date.