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Pharmaceutical representative licensing

During the 2021 Oregon Legislative Session, Senate Bill 763 was enacted. This bill provides that a person may not engage in business as pharmaceutical representative in Oregon without obtaining a license from the director of DCBS, unless the pharmaceutical representative engages in business for fewer than 15 days during the calendar year.

Starting January 1st, 2022, a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative license is required for those that meet the requirements for this license. Applicants for a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative license may complete an online application or renewal at

For Applicants:

  1. The pharmaceutical representative license is for a calendar year, and will expire at the end of the year it was issued unless renewed. The license is required if one market or promotes pharmaceutical products to health care providers located in Oregon for 15 or more days in a year.
  2. In order to satisfy the prelicensure education requirement for an initial pharmaceutical representative license, applicants must complete a course(s) of at least 10 hours. 5 hours of continuing education will be required prior for a license renewal. Directions for locating education courses.
  3. Disclosure log info sheet.
    A disclosure log must be maintained by license holders that documents their interactions with health care providers. The log for 2023 must be turned in to the program, via the iReg portal by April 1st, 2024. This reporting spreadsheet is available on this webpage. A registration email, with instructions, for the iReg portal will be sent to the license holder once a license application is approved.
  4. Initial Applicant Checklist


Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
Licensing Technician

Educational Coordinator
Tina Boone

Additional resources

License renewals for 2024 will be available at NIPR starting on December 2nd, 2023.

Please reference the following for more information:

  1. Information on 2024 renewal requirements
  2. Step by step guide for the 2024 renewal application

Tutorials and guidance