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Medical Card

To obtain cannabis in Illinois, you need a medical cannabis card. But don’t worry: the application process is easy. Here’s how it works.

To qualify for a medical cannabis card in Illinois you need to:
  • Be 18 years or older or have parental consent
  • Be a resident of Illinois with a valid state ID
  • Have a qualifying condition (see below)
  • Obtain written certification from a qualified physician
What are the qualifying conditions?
  • Agitation of Alzheimer's disease
  • Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Arnold-Chiari malformation
  • Autism
  • Cancer
  • Causalgia
  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
  • Chronic pain
  • Crohn's disease
  • CRPS (complex regional pain syndromes Type II)
  • Dystonia
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS)
  • Fibrous dysplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydromyelia
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Lupus
  • Migraines
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Nail-patella syndrome
  • Neuro-Behcet’s autoimmune disease
  • Neuropathy
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Polycystic kidney disease (PKD)
  • Positive status for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) complex regional pain syndromes Type I
  • Residual limb pain
  • Rheumatoid
  • Arthritis (RA)
  • Seizures (including those characteristic of Epilepsy)
  • Severe fibromyalgia
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Spinal cord disease: including but not limited to arachnoiditis
  • Spinal cord injury, damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity.
  • Spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA)
  • Superior canal dehiscence syndrome
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tarlov cysts
  • Tourette’s syndrome
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-concussion syndrome
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Cachexia/wasting syndrome
How do I get certified by a physician?

Book an appointment with your doctor and ask if medical cannabis may be right for you. If they diagnose you with a qualifying condition, they can provide written certification. Need help finding a physician? Ask us how.

  • A scanned copy of your physician's certification form
  • A photocopy of your valid state ID
  • 2 Proofs of residency
    Bill
    Bank statement
    Govt. documents
    Must include full name and current address
  • A non-refundable application fee to the state
    1 year - $100 + Caregiver $125
    2 year - $200 + Caregiver $225
    3 year - $250 + Caregiver $275
    Note – reduced application fees apply to those with SSDI & veterans

What State Do You Live In?

Select your state and get the instructions to get your medical card.

What you need to apply online:
  • Gather all items listed above and log onto https://medicalcannabispatients.illinois.gov/ to register and begin your application.
  • Once submitted, your temporary “provisional card” will arrive in your email, next day.
  • This temp card along with your DL/State ID can be used to purchase medical cannabis.

The Illinois Department of Health is available to answer questions about your Illinois Medical Cannabis Card.

Phone: 855-636-3688

Email: DPH.MedicalCannabis@Illinois.gov 

Stay In The Loop

Marijuana is for use by qualified patients only. Keep out of reach of children. Marijuana use during pregnancy or breastfeeding poses potential harm. Marijuana is not approved by the FDA to treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Do not operate a vehicle or machinery under the influence of marijuana.

Marijuana is for use by qualified patients only. Keep out of reach of children. Marijuana use during pregnancy or breastfeeding poses potential harm. Marijuana is not approved by the FDA to treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Do not operate a vehicle or machinery under the influence of marijuana.

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