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Iowa Board of Pharmacy

400 S.W. 8th St, Ste. E Des Moines, IA 50309-4688


Reexamination for Pharmacist Licensure


Complete the following to request approval to retake either the NAPLEX or MPJE, Iowa Edition examination. Only one examination may be requested per application. If you would like to request approval to retake both exams, a separate application, fee, and NABP registration is required. To request approval to retake the NAPLEX or MPJE, Iowa Edition:

  1. Submit this application, including uploading of your study plan if this is your third or greater attempt of the same examination.

  2. Submit a nonrefundable fee of $36 (payable to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy) to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy, 400 SW 8th Street, Suite E, Des Moines, IA 50309.

  3. Complete the Internet-based NAPLEX / MPJE registration form and credit card payment fee process, which can be found at

Full Name

Full Address

Date of Birth

Examination Needed

Reason for Examination

Have you previously taken the exam for which you are applying?

Please list dates of previous examination(s)

If this is the first attempt may leave blank. Click "Add date" bellow to add more fields. DO NOT push ENTER - this will submit the form

Add date

If this is your third attempt, the Iowa Board of Pharmacy requires you to upload your plan for studying for the reexamination.

Upload Study Plan

If this is will be your fourth attempt, the Iowa Board of Pharmacy requires you to upload a new plan for studying for your reexamination and will be reviewed by the Board during open session.

Contact Melanie Givens at about Board meeting attendance. 

Upload Study Plan


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Submission Instructions

Please ensure that all of the steps listed at the top of this form are completed, all requested information has been entered, and (if applicable) the plan for study is uploaded. Failure to do so will result in delays in processing. 

For any questions, please contact Melanie Givens during business hours (8am-4:30pm).


Phone: (515) 281-5088