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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.

Permanent Rules for Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Licensing.

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. 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. License holders who applied before 7/15/22 were approved conditional on the completion of pre-licensing prior to renewal for 2023.
  2. A disclosure log must be maintained by license holders that documents their interactions with health care providers. The log for 2022 must be turned in to the program by April 1st, 2023. This reporting spreadsheet is available on this webpage.


Kevin Kemper
Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Licensing Technician

Tina Boone
Educational Coordinator

Additional resources

 License renewals for 2023 will be available at NIPR starting on December 2nd, 2022.

Tutorials and guidance