Required Documentation for the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)/Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination Committee (FPGEC)

(Please note that these requirements differ from ECE’s normal documentation requirements.)


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NABP requires a General evaluation report, and requires the ECE report to be sent directly from ECE to NABP, along with original documentation submitted for evaluation. Select the NABP as the purpose of the report and make sure that you provide instructions for one official copy of the report to be sent to the NABP.

In order to prepare a report for the NABP, we require the following educational documentation:

  • Official Transcript(s) issued in a sealed envelope with a school seal, stamp, or signature of an official that overlaps the flap closure and envelope. The sealed envelope can be submitted to ECE either by the candidate or directly by the issuing body.

    • An official transcript (grade report), detailing courses, grades, and dates of enrollment, from your college, university, or pharmacy school is required. [Note: if a translation of this document is required, you should request two official transcripts. You can use one transcript to obtain an English translation. The other transcript must remain unopened in the original sealed envelope.] If additional coursework was required for graduation (for example, pre-pharmacy coursework), then official transcripts for these courses and grades are also required. Each transcript must be signed and sealed by a school official.

  • Proof of Degree issued in a sealed envelope with an school seal, stamp, or signature of an official that overlaps the flap closure and envelope. The sealed envelope can be submitted to ECE either by the candidate or directly by the issuing body.


    • Official proof of degree or qualification from a pharmacy school indicating the title of the degree or qualification and the dates of issuance is required. [Note: if a translation of this document is required, you should request two proofs of degree. You can use one proof to obtain an English translation. The other proof must remain unopened in the original sealed envelope.] The pharmacy degree or qualification you received must be the professional degree that leads to licensure or registration or other form of legal permission to practice pharmacy. Each proof of degree must be signed and sealed by a school official.

  • Photocopy of your pharmacy degree that was issued upon graduation.
    [This photocopy does not need to be issued in a sealed envelope.]
  • Translation of Non-English Documents

    Any document (including all seals and/or stamps) not in English must be accompanied by an official word-for-word English translation, prepared and certified as correct by an official translator (a certified translator, a certified court interpreter, an authorized government official, or an official from the pharmacy school where you obtained the pharmacy degree) or you may obtain an official translation from a professional translation service. Each page of the translation must be signed and dated by the translator, and it must appear on official stationery. Proof of the translator’s credentials must accompany each translation. You may not prepare your own translations.
EXCEPTIONS [Documentation from a country that is not listed in the exceptions below should be issued in the native language and be accompanied by English translations as noted.]
  1. Documentation from the countries that follow should be issued in English: (Note: Foreign-language seals or stamps must be translated, as indicated above.)

    Afghanistan, Australia, Bahrain, Botswana, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Caribbean (English-speaking) countries, Egypt, England, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Liberia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Wales, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

  2. In addition to the documentation requirements above, please note that for China ECE now requires a China Qualifications Verification Credentials Report. Both the degree and grade report must be verified. The verification report (认证报告) must be sent directly to ECE by the China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center:

    China Academic Degrees and Graduate Education Development Center (CDGDC)
    B-17, Tongfang Scientific Plaza
    No.1, Wangzhuang Road
    Haidian District, Beijing 100083
    China
    Tel: 010-82379480
    Fax: 010-82379491
    Email: cqv@cdgdc.edu.cn
    Website: www.cdgdc.edu.cn/cn/ or cqv.chinadegrees.cn

    We suggest that the report be sent to us via courier service; please have it sent to: ECE, 101 W. Pleasant St. Suite 200, Milwaukee WI 53212-3963, USA.

  3. Documentation from Cuba must be issued by the Consultoría Jurídica Internacional (CJI) or Bufete de Servicios Especializados (BES) and submitted to ECE in an envelope prepared and sealed by CJI or BES. The sealed envelope can be submitted to ECE either by the candidate or directly by CJI or BES. This documentation should include the proof of degree (confirmation of receipt of Título) and grade report (Certificado de Estudios/Certificado de Notas/Calificaciones).