Verify Wholesale Drug Distributor Licenses

Prescription drugs should only be purchased from wholesale drug distributors licensed in the United States. To verify a wholesale drug distributor is licensed in the state(s) where it is conducting business, use the link provided in the table below to access your state licensing authority's database or contact information. (Note: The databases accessible through the links below are maintained by your state licensing authority.)

U.S. State Agencies Responsible for Licensing Wholesale Prescription Drug Distributors

AlabamaAlabama Board of Pharmacy icon
AlaskaAlaska Department of Commerce,  Community and Economic Development
ArizonaArizona Board of Pharmacy
ArkansasArkansas Board of Pharmacy
CaliforniaCalifornia Board of Pharmacy icon
ColoradoColorado Department of Regulatory Agencies
ConnecticutConnecticut Department of Consumer Protection
DelawareDelaware Division of Professional Regulation
District of ColumbiaDistrict of Columbia Health Professional Licensing Administration
FloridaFlorida Department of Business & Professional Regulation
GeorgiaGeorgia Board of Pharmacy icon
HawaiiHawaii Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs
IdahoIdaho Board of Pharmacy IDBOP/Public/Verification/Search.aspx
IllinoisIllinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
IndianaIndiana Board of Pharmacy
IowaIowa Board of Pharmacy
KansasKansas Board of Pharmacy icon
KentuckyKentucky Board of Pharmacy
LouisianaLouisiana Board of Wholesale Drug Distributors
MaineMaine Regulatory Licensing & Permitting
MarylandMaryland Board of Pharmacy
MassachusettsMassachusetts Office of Health and Human Services Search.aspx?facility=Y
MichiganMichigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs icon
MinnesotaMinnesota Board of Pharmacy icon
MississippiMississippi Board of Pharmacy icon
MissouriMissouri Division of Professional Regulation
MontanaMontana Department of Labor and Industry
NebraskaNebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure UnitCan obtain a full list for $20 at this link: OR mail request to:  Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services Division of Public Health Licensure Unit PO Box 94986 Lincoln, NE 68509-4986 Phone: (402) 471-2115
NevadaNevada Board of Pharmacy
New HampshireNew Hampshire Board of Pharmacy
New JerseyNew Jersey Department of Health
New MexicoNew Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department icon
New YorkNew York State Office of the Professions
North CarolinaNorth Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
North DakotaNorth Dakota Board of Pharmacy
OhioOhio Board of Pharmacy
OklahomaOklahoma State Board of Pharmacy
OregonOregon Board of Pharmacy
PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Department of Health icon
Rhode IslandRhode Island Department of Health Y&SubmitComplaint=Y
South CarolinaSouth Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Registration Pharmacy.aspx?div=24
South DakotaSouth Dakota Board of Pharmacy
TennesseeTennessee Department of Health
TexasTexas Department of State Health Services icon
UtahUtah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
VermontVermont Board of Pharmacy
VirginiaVirginia Department of Health Professions search_publicdb.cgi
WashingtonWashington Department of Health
West VirginiaWest Virginia Board of Pharmacy icon
WisconsinWisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services
WyomingWyoming Board of Pharmacy

State Agency List Revised: September 2014

Page Last Updated: 05/03/2017
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