In terms of the requirements of the Pharmacy Act, the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) is responsible for the registrations of persons and organisations (pharmacies and providers of pharmacy education and training) as well as keeping the registers of such persons and organisations. To safeguard the public, registrations with the Council is a pre-requisite to practice the pharmacy profession. It is a criminal offence to practise pharmacy profession without registering with Council.
The public can access the register of persons and organisations online for free. The printable version of the register of persons and organisations is available at a cost from the Office of the Registrar, and to order this version contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 0861 7272 00.