Community Pharmacy

Demonstrate the success of your pharmacy’s outcomes-based patient care programs and services with our Community Pharmacy Accreditation. NABP’s Community Pharmacy Accreditation is a three-year accreditation that is best suited for community pharmacies providing an advanced level of patient care services, quality, and safety, that are looking to demonstrate compliance to a comprehensive set of practice standards and exhibit consistency in delivering optimal patient care programs and services.

Whether NABP Accreditation is new for your business, or you are already NABP accredited and are looking to expand your portfolio, our processes simplify your journey toward Community Pharmacy Accreditation.

Apply for Community Pharmacy Accreditation as a stand-alone program or maximize your investment by creating a comprehensive compliance package for one streamlined, cost-effective accreditation process.

How do I get started? 

The first step in the process is to confirm the program meets your pharmacy’s needs and that your pharmacy is able to demonstrate compliance with the eligibility requirements, standards, and on-site survey. Once you deem you are ready for accreditation, you will need to apply. Once your application, supplemental documentation, and specified fees have been received, we will:

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Review your policies and procedures

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Verify pharmacy and pharmacist licensure

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Conduct an unannounced on-site survey of your pharmacy

Interested in learning more?

Practices that demonstrate compliance and high-quality patient care can earn this voluntary accreditation and better position their business to patients. Complete the accreditation form to request more information.

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To apply for an NABP accreditation, businesses must meet basic eligibility requirements. To avoid unnecessary delays, review the Community Pharmacy Accreditation eligibility requirements below to determine if you are qualified to apply.

Accreditation Standards

The Community Pharmacy Accreditation Standards Overview provides a brief introduction to the set of standards a pharmacy must meet to achieve accreditation. Download the Community Pharmacy Accreditation Standards Overview document.


Get started on your path to accreditation by following the steps below:

  1. Confirm your eligibility.
  2. Review the Standards Summary to confirm that the program meets your business’s needs.
  3. Create and complete a business e-Profile account:
  4. Gather appropriate supporting documents.
  5. Submit the application for one or multiple accreditations.

Use the Apply link to log in to NABP e-Profile and start the application process. For basic instructions on submitting your application, read the Application Basics document.

Interested in pricing?

Log in to your business e-Profile account and visit the Instructions and FAQs section to access pricing. Don’t have an account? Create your free business e-Profile account today.