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                                                                CAYMAN ISLANDS
                                                               PHARMACY COUNCIL
                                                   Guidelines for registration under the Health Practice
                                                       Registration Regulations (2005 Revision)
         1. Completed application form
             Indicate resident or visiting on Number 12 of registration application form
         2. Letter of intent
               A cover letter stating the reason(s) for applying to have registration granted.
         3. Non-Caymanian applicants must provide a letter from the registered healthcare facility or
             practitioner that they are affiliated with.
         4. Original/ certified copies of diplomas or certificates
         5. Current (active) License
                    Applicants must be fully registered or eligible for full registration either in Australia,
                    Canada, Jamaica, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, and USA
         6. Original letter of good standing from current (active) Board of Registration.
                    Must be mailed directly to Registrar from the issuing body in an official, sealed  envelope
         7. Two original letters of professional reference
                 i.    Letters must be made (dated) no earlier (older) than six months prior to application for
                       registration
                ii.    It must be on (official) Letterhead (i.e. business name, full address, and contact
                       information)
               iii.    Title and/or Qualification of referrer / author
               iv.     Relationship of referrer / author to applicant
                v.     Length of time referrer / author has known applicant
               vi.     Statement on the quality and proficiency of applicant’s skills
              vii.     Original Signature
              viii.    Referrer / author must be an equal, supervisory or superior colleague.
         8. Original police (clearance) certificate
                 i.    Made no earlier (older) than six months prior to application
                ii.    Must be issued for a period of six (6) consecutive months prior to the date of application
               iii.    From the jurisdiction in which the applicant lives and/or works
         9. A reference (letter) as to good character
                  i.    Made no earlier (older) than six months prior to application
                 ii.    From a person unrelated to the applicant by birth or marriage
                iii.    Must be a person of good standing in the community who has known the applicant for
                        at least four years
                iv.     Must be a person who is acceptable to the Registrar (including an attorney-at-law, a
                        notary public, justice of the peace or a minister of religion, policeman)
                 v.     The Notary public who certifies any document for the applicant is NOT acceptable as a
                        referrer / author
         10. Medical report
                 i.    Made no earlier (older) than six months prior to application
                ii.    The medical practitioner must not be related to the applicant by birth, marriage or work
                       affiliation
               iii.    Medical practitioner must have known the applicant for a period of at least two years or
                       use records containing at least 2 years of information
               iv.     The letter must be on Letterhead and include a statement that the applicant is of sound
                       physical and mental health
                v.     A copy of the immigration medical certified by the immigration department or the original
                       immigration medical may be used



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         11. One full-face passport-size photograph
                i. Made no earlier (older) than six months prior to application
               ii. Certified or dated & stamped by the Photo studio on the back
              iii. Use paperclip or staple to affix the photo to your application
         12. A copy of Passport of page(s) with photograph and personal information
                     Colour copy is required if black and white photocopy is not clear
         13. Application Fee of CI $250.00 (US $305.00).
                i.   Cheque should be made payable to the “Cayman Islands Government”
               ii.   The application fee is non-refundable
              iii.   Overseas personal cheques and credit cards will not be accepted
          14. The Annual Registration Fee (to be collected at the time of application)
                I. This fee is non-refundable after registration has been approved by the council.
               II. The application and annual registration fee may be included in one cheque made payable
                   to the “Cayman Islands Government”
              III. Fee Schedule:
                          Principal List (Active practice)                                         per annum
                           To practice as a Pharmacist                                   CI$800.00 (US$976.00)
                          Visiting List (not exceeding [Less than] 90 consecutive days   CI$200.00 (US$244.00)
                          Overseas List (Inactive practice)                                         per annum
                           To practice as a Pharmacist                                   CI$800.00 (US$976.00)
                            For Caymanians, permanent residents and their spouses:                   per annum
                           To practice as a Pharmacist                                   CI$200.00 (US$244.00)
                          Provisional List (Unqualified practitioner)                                per annum
                            To practice as a Pharmacist                                  CI$800.00 (US$976.00)
                            For Caymanians , permanent residents and their spouses:                     No Fee
         15. Continuing Education is assessed by the Council prior to granting registration every year.
              Practitioners are required to have the following mandatory Continuing Education (CE):
               i.   Current CPR is mandatory (certificate must be within 2 years)
              ii.   15 CE credit hours in pharmacy relative topics for 12 months prior to Year registration is
                    mandatory
             iii.   Categories of CE required is as follows:
                        i.  Minimum 5 CEs Live (workshops, lectures, seminars, etc)
                       ii.  Maximum 5 CEs from Formal education (providing a degree or certificate)
                      iii.  Maximum 10 CEs from the Internet
                      iv.   Maximum 5 CEs from Work related (must have letter from supervisor as proof) A
                            copy of the CE credit certificate(s) is required.
       16. Such other documents and information as the Council considers necessary in determining the
            application.




Telephone: 345-949-2813             Fax: 345-946-2845         Email: HPBUSERS@gov.ky     Revised April 2009
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                                                    CAYMAN ISLANDS
                                                   PHARMACY COUNCIL
                          Supplementary Information for Registration under the Health Practice Law
                                      and Registration Regulations (2005 Revision)

    1. ALL documents are required in ENGLISH. Translated versions must be certified.
    2. Incomplete applications are accepted and held for completion within 6 months. After 6 months the
          file will be archived and a new application fee will be required to re-active the file. Incomplete files
          will be disposed after 12 months.
    3. Applications completed two weeks prior to the Council meeting, will be placed on the agenda in the
          order in which they are received but may not be processed by the Council.
    4. The application process can takes 3 to 6 months for completion.
    5. A Work Permit (i.e. Gainful Occupation Licence) is required for Non-Caymanian Health
          Practitioners Work Permit Board, P.O. Box 1098 GT, Grand Cayman KY1-1102, Cayman Islands,
          and (345) 949 – 8344.
    6. The local address and contact information must be provided prior to the receipt of the initial
          registration certificate and Identification card.
    7. Fees must be provided in order to process applications and retention/ renewals.
    8. The deadline for Renewal applications is October 31 of each year.
    9. Continuing Education is assessed by the Council prior to granting registration every year.
          Practitioners are required to have the following mandatory Continuing Education (CE):
        i. Current CPR is mandatory
       ii.     20 CE credit hours in pharmacy relative topics for 2010 registration is mandatory
      iii.     Categories of CE required is as follows:
                  i.Minimum 5 CEs Live (workshops, lectures, seminars, etc)
                 ii.Maximum 5 CEs from Formal education (providing a degree or certificate)
                iii.Maximum 10 CEs from the Internet
                iv.Maximum 5 CEs from Work related (must have letter from supervisor as proof)
      iv.      A copy of the CE credit certificate(s) is required. The CE credit certificates may be subject to
               audit by council.
       v.      The CE credit certificate maybe subject to audit by the council.
    10. Registrant seeking Registration, including Temporary Registration with the Pharmacy Council will
          need to provide the required CEs (currently 15 CEs are required for Registration). These 15 CEs
          must be dated within 12 months of date applying for registration.
    11. You will be notified of changes for 2010 registration.
    12. The Council accepts no responsibility for loss of documents that may occur in the mailing process.




Telephone: 345-949-2813       Fax: 345-946-2845        Email: HPBUSERS@gov.ky          Revised April 2009

								
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