Pharmaceutical Representative Licensing
“Pharmaceutical Representative” (MCC 4-6-310) – is a person who markets or promotes pharmaceuticals to health care professionals while both are within the City of Chicago for more than fifteen calendar days per year. Exemptions include Medical Science Liaisons and Wholesale Distributors. There is also an exemption for pharmaceutical representative managers or supervisors who do not interact directly with health care professionals while in the City of Chicago.
“Pharmaceutical” - means a medication that may legally be dispensed only with a valid prescription from a health care professional
|Step 1:||License application|
|Apply online at www.cityofchicago.org/sbc, select “Apply for a Business License”, and then "APPLY ONLINE"|
|Step 2:||Professional Educational Course|
|After beginning the online license application, pharmaceutical representatives will be directed from within the licensing application to an online educational course that must be completed as part of the licensing process|
|Step 3:||Complete online license application and submit payment|
For additional information, please review the Pharmaceutical Representative License fact sheet.
|$750 per individual|
Completion of online professional education course for initial license. Completion of five hours of approved continuing education annually thereafter for license renewals.
Certificate of Completion