SAPC - Pharmaciae eVol8 No1 Feb 2021
In terms of the Pharmacy Act, the Registrar of the South African Pharmacy Council is to keep up-to-date accurate registers of persons registered to practise the calling of Pharmacy in South Africa. The accuracy of the details on the registers is required for verification of registration and registration details, as well as the communication of Council decisions and changes in legislation and procedures to registered persons.

Update of personal details

The South African Pharmacy Council’s (SAPC) urges all registered persons to ensure that their personal details with the SAPC are kept up to date, as a person may be removed from the register if he/she fails to inform Council of any change in personal details.

In terms of Section 23(1)(e) of the Pharmacy Act, 53 of 1974, “the Council may direct the Registrar to remove from the register the name of any person who has failed to furnish the Registrar, within a period of 30 days, with such information as the Registrar may require in terms of regulations made under this Act.”

The SAPC will from time to time need to communicate with the profession about Council decisions, changes in legislation or procedures of registration. It is, therefore, vital that the accuracy of the address, telephone numbers, e-mail address and any changes with Department of Home Affairs are correct on the register.

You can update the following information by logging into the secure site at:

  • addresses;
  • telephone number;
  • e-mail address; and
  • recent photo

Should you wish to update any other details, submit the change of personal details application form to . Click here to access the application form.


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