A candidate who fails to pass the NAPLEX® once will be allowed to schedule a time to retake the examination no less than 45 days following administration of the failed exam. A candidate who fails to pass the MPJE®, Iowa Edition, once shall be allowed to schedule a time to retake the examination no less than 30 days following administration of the failed examination. Candidates who are unsuccessful in passing either component after two attempts shall not be permitted to sit for that component again until the Board has approved the candidate's written application. Determination of a candidate's eligibility to take an examination more than two times shall be at the discretion of the board. Those candidates are encouraged to obtain additional training prior to reapplication and retesting.
An applicant for reexamination must file an application on forms provided by the Board. A processing fee of $36 each will be charged to take the NAPLEX® or MPJE®, Iowa Edition, payable to the Board. In addition, candidates will be required to complete the appropriate NAPLEX® or MPJE® examination registration bulletin.
An applicant for reexamination may apply for the NAPLEX and/or MPJE on NABP's web site at https://nabp.pharmacy, using a credit card payment fee process.