HOW TO GET YOUR MEDICAL CANNABIS CARD

PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1

GET CERTIFIED BY A PHYSICIAN 

  • Visit an Ohio certified physician who can confirm that you have a qualifying condition and have the physician create your profile in the patient and caregiver registry. 
  • When you visit the doctor, be sure to take government-issued identification, including minors. 

Acceptable forms of ID: 

  • Unexpired Ohio driver’s license 
  • Unexpired Ohio identification card issued by the Ohio BMV (adults & minors) 
  • Unexpired US passport or US passport card (adults & minors) 

Step 2

MAKE PAYMENT 

  • Once you have received your recommendation from your physician, your physician’s office will enter you into the patient registry. 
  • You will receive an email confirmation to complete your registration. 
  • Confirm your information and pay $50 annual registration fee for your card. 
  • Download your card. You can print a copy or wait for your card to come in the mail. 

Step 3

PURCHASE 

  • Purchase medical cannabis from an approved dispensary in Ohio. 
  • Remember to bring to the dispensary the form of government-issued identification you used to register with the State of Ohio in Step 1.

CAREGIVER INSTRUCTIONS

STEP 1

Present valid identification at the certifying doctor’s office and be added to the patient registry by the physician. 

Acceptable forms of ID: 

  • Unexpired Ohio driver’s license
  • Unexpired Ohio identification card issued by the Ohio BMV (adults & minors) 
  • Unexpired US passport or US passport card (adults & minors)

STEP 2

The patient will receive an email confirmation to complete their registration. Confirm the information and pay the $25 annual registration fee. Download the card and either print a copy or wait for your card to come in the mail.

STEP 3

To purchase medical cannabis from an approved dispensary in Ohio present the valid government-issued identification you used to register in Step 1 and the patient registry card.

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