Get your Florida Medical Cannabis Card
1. Find Out if You Qualify
For permanent and seasonal Florida residents, use this guide to quickly navigate the program and find out the steps you need to take in order to enroll. For official information, visit the FL DOH Office of Medical Marijuana Use (OMMU) website here for specific details and requirements. Seasonal residents must live in the Sunshine State for at least 31 consecutive days in a year, maintain a temporary residence, return to the state at least once a year, and be registered to vote or pay income taxes in the state of FL.
- AIDS (Positive Status)
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Crohn’s Disease
- HIV (Positive Status)
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Parkinson’s disease
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Terminal Condition that is diagnosed by a physician other than the qualified physician issuing the physician certification
- Chronic Pain (Nonmalignant) caused by a qualifying medical condition or that originates from a qualifying medical condition and persists beyond the usual course of that qualifying medical condition
- Medical conditions of the same kind or class as or comparable to those above
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It is required a physician enters your name and information into this registry before you are able to submit your FL MMJ card application.
What You’ll Need
- Valid ID from the state of Florida. Driver’s license, passport or state-produced ID card – patients must be a resident or seasonal resident of Florida
- Proof of address – bank statement, utility bill, correspondence with a state department
- Medical records – medication list, physician’s diagnosis, treatment plan, progress notes, radiology/MRI/X-ray image, lab test results. Medical records are no longer mandatory, but can help your application
It is legal for a medical marijuana patient to have a caregiver in Florida. Caregivers must be aged 21 or over. Caregivers fill out their own application forms and must be listed on the patient’s application form as well.
Minors under the age of 18 must obtain a second physician certification in order to obtain a valid medical cannabis card in the state of Florida.