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Our vision is to create an enabling and adequately regulated environment for the provision of quality Pharmaceutical Services for sustainable health care delivery.   Our Mission is to effectively regulate and control the training and practice of Pharmaceutical Service providers through the instrumentality of capacity building.             

Pharmacists            Council of Nigeria 

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The Council is charged with the responsibility of controlling and regulating the practice of Pharmacy throughout the Federation. It is also responsible for the control of Pharmaceutical Education in Nigeria.  In carrying out these responsibilities, the Council:

  • Determines what standard of knowledge and skill are to be attained by persons seeking to become Pharmacists in Nigeria

  • Establishes and maintains a register of pharmacists and secures the publication from time to time of the list of those names as entered in the register

  • Issues pharmacists Oath and Code of Ethics

  • Appoints pharmaceutical inspectors to ensure the enforcement of the provisions of the law by inspection and monitoring of premises where pharmaceutical endeavours take place.

  • Maintains a register of Pharmacy Technicians.


Welcome to the official website of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria. Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) is a Federal Government Agency, established by Decree 91 of 1992 (now Act 91 of 1992) to regulate and control the practice of pharmacy in all its aspect and ramifications.



»  From the Registrar's Desk     

»  PCN  Newsletter                       

»  Governing Council Members

»  Management’s achievements from 2003 to Date

»  PCN offices

»  List of Accredited Faculties of Pharmacy in Nigeria Universities

»  Code of Ethics for Pharmacists in Nigeria

»  Federal Government Official Gazettes

   - Inspection, Location and Structure  of Pharmaceutical 

      Premises Regulation 2005

     - Registration of Pharmaceutical Premises Regulations, 2005

»  Full Registration List of Pharmacists in Nigeria

»  List of Licenced Pharmacists

»  List of Licenced Premises

»  List of Accredited Internship Centres

»  MCPD Programme

    - Guidelines on the Issuance of PPMVL

    -  PPMVL approved drugs List

»  PPMVL (Patent & Proprietary Medicines Vendors Licence)

    - Guidelines on the Issuance of PPMVL

    -  PPMVL approved drugs List

»  Procedures for registration of Foreign Trained Pharmacists

»  Guidelines on Foreign pharmacy Graduates Orientation Programme

»  Benchmark for Minimum Academic Standard in Pharm. Sciences



»  Internship Training Programme


    - Internship Training Manual

    -  List of accredited Internship Centres


    Pharmacy Technicians/Assistants

    - Pharmacy Technicians Training Manual

    -  List of accredited Schools of Health Technology


   PCN Forms


   PCN Publications

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