(1) To be registered as a pharmacy technician in this state, the applicant shall:
(a) be at least 18 years old;
(b) be a high school graduate or have attained an equivalent degree;
(c) be of good moral character;
(d) submit application on a form prescribed by the board;
(e) pay application fees as prescribed by the board; and
(f) submit a copy of proof of certification by the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB), National Healthcareer Association (ExCPT), or other board-approved certifying entity.
(2) An applicant for registration as a pharmacy technician in this state may apply for a temporary practice permit as authorized by 37-1-305, MCA, valid for one year from the date the permit was issued.
(3) No pharmacist or intern whose license has been denied, revoked, suspended, or restricted for disciplinary purposes shall be eligible to be registered as a pharmacy technician.