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Adult Patient Application Information

The information provided on this page pertains to adult patients applying for a medical marijuana license. All information being provided in the application should represent the patient applying for the license.

Patients with Disabilities: If you are an individual with a disability needing additional assistance for the submission of a patient application, please call (405) 522-6662 for an OMMA reasonable accommodation representative.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens after I apply?

Once the application is submitted, it will be reviewed by the OMMA. If it is deemed complete and meets all requirements, program staff will mail an approval letter with the minor’s identification card within 14 business days of the application submission date. 

If the application is incomplete due to unclear or missing information or documents, the applicant will receive email correspondence stating the reason(s) it is incomplete and will be able to log back in to the online account to make corrections. The patient’s submission date is the date the application is complete. 

If the application is reviewed and denied because the applicant does not meet all the requirements, a denial letter stating the reason(s) for denial will be mailed to the applicant within 14 business days of submission. 

 

What if I don’t have a credit card?

Many retail stores have pre-paid MasterCard or Visa cards available for purchase. Applicants who do not have access to a personal credit card may purchase one of these pre-paid MasterCard or Visa cards and load the amount of the licensing and processing fees at the store. The card may then be used for the online transaction.

What do I do if I never received my patient card?

If you have never received your card, and it has been 30 days since your application was approved, please log on to your OMMA portal and fill out a replacement card request. Please select "card never received" as your replacement request reason. Please ensure your address is correct prior to submitting a replacement request. If your address is not correct, please first submit an update application request. 

**Out-of-state temporary patients should call the OMMA call center at: (405) 522-6662**

I lost my OMMA patient card, how can I get a replacement card?

Patients and caregivers who have received their card but need a replacement can now request replacement cards through the OMMA application portal. To request a replacement card, login to your account, select "create new application" and select "patient card replacement" or "caregiver card replacement." The request will be answered within 14 business days. Please ensure your address is correct prior to submitting your request. If your address is not correct, please submit an update application request. Please check your email for replacement card application status. 

**Out-of-state temporary patients should call the OMMA call center at: (405) 522-6662**

I have recently moved, how can I update my address with OMMA?

Patients and caregivers can now make updates to their information through the OMMA application portal. To update your information, login to your account, select "create new application" and select "patient update" or "caregiver update." Please check your email for update application status. 

**Out-of-state temporary patients should call the OMMA call center at: (405) 522-6662**

Who will check my license identification card?

A medical marijuana identification card and another form of identification should be presented any time you purchase medical marijuana at a dispensary or have marijuana taken to a processor to be concentrated. Law enforcement may also require your identification card to prove you are licensed to legally use and possess medical marijuana. 

Minor patients and their identified parent/legal guardian should show the medical marijuana identification card and another form of identification to purchase medical marijuana at a dispensary or any time marijuana is taken to a processor to be put into concentrate. Law enforcement may also require individuals to show identification cards. 

Who will be in charge of approving medical marijuana licenses?

The Oklahoma State Department of Health established the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) to oversee the medical marijuana program. This office receives all licensing applications related to medical marijuana, including patients, caregivers, growers, processors, dispensaries, and researchers.

Where will applications be available?

All applications will be submitted electronically to the OMMA. Application information and requirements are available online at omma.ok.gov.

How long will it take to receive approval from OMMA?

Once the application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by the OMMA. If it is deemed complete and meets all requirements, an approval letter with your license will be mailed within 14 business days of the application submission date. 

If an application is incomplete due to unclear or missing information or documents, you will receive email correspondence stating the reason(s) it is incomplete. You will be able to log back in to your account to make corrections once you receive this email (but not before). The submission date is the date a complete application is provided.

If an application is reviewed and denied because all requirements have not been met, a denial letter stating the reason(s) for denial will be mailed within 14 business days of submission.

How much does a patient medical marijuana license cost?

The standard application fee is $100. Individuals who provide acceptable proof of Medicaid (SoonerCare) or Medicare enrollment or status as a 100% disabled veteran will pay a reduced fee of $20. Application fees must be paid by Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit or debit card. An additional credit card processing fee will be added to the transaction. These application and processing fees are non-refundable. The payment will not be refunded for applications not approved. 

Why is my application payment not going through?

Step 1: Check to ensure the correct billing address and zip code for the credit/debit card has been entered.

Step 2: Check to ensure the credit card number, expiration date, and CVV code is entered in the correct fields and in the correct format.

Step 3: If the information entered in step 1 and 2 is correct, contact the issuing bank at the number located on the back of the card to investigate why the payment attempt was not successful. The issuing bank may need to increase your daily limit, or the issuing bank can provide instruction on how to make a successful payment.

Step 4: If the above steps are unsuccessful, try using a prepaid Visa, MasterCard, or Discover debit or credit card. Please note some prepaid cards charge an activation fee. Make sure to purchase a card with the correct amount that will cover the card activation, the application, and processing fees.

What do I need from my physician to get a patient license?
For a patient to get a license, Oklahomans age 18 and older must obtain a signed . Oklahomans under the age of 18 must get two physicians’ signatures. This must be documented on the
What if I need someone to help me buy or use medical marijuana?
Caregiver licenses are available for caregivers of certain patients who can provide documentation from a physician that they need a caregiver. This documentation is part of the   and can be provided by you when you submit your application or at a later date by accessing your online account. A patient can only have one licensed caregiver at a time, and the caregiver must submit an application meeting all requirements to receive a caregiver license. This includes the requirement that the caregiver must provide an signed by you. 

Adult Patient Application Information

What is a medical marijuana adult patient license?

A medical marijuana patient license allows an individual with an approved application to legally buy, use, and grow medical marijuana and medical marijuana products in Oklahoma. This license is in the form of an identification card that can be used to prove an individual is a license holder. This card contains the individual’s name, photo, date of birth, city and county of residence, the type of license, the date the license expires, and the patient’s unique medical marijuana license number. 

How long does my adult patient license last?

A patient license is valid for two years from the date it is issued, or 60 days from the date it is issued for short-term licenses, unless the license is revoked by the physician or OMMA. 

How do I apply for an adult patient license?

Applications and payment will be collected through an online system. This system is available on our website at omma.ok.gov. You will need a valid email address to login to this system. This email address will be used to send notices once you create an account. 

What information do I need to provide in the adult patient application?

The following information is needed for a patient license: 

  • Patient’s full name 
  • Residence and mailing address 
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone Number and email address
  • Physician information
  • Patient signature dated within 30 days of the application date
What documentation do I need to provide in the adult patient application?

The following unexpired, valid documentation is required for the application:

  • Proof of Oklahoma residency (digital, color copy of one of the following):
    • Oklahoma driver’s license (front and back)
    • Oklahoma identification card (front and back)
    • Oklahoma voter identification card
    • A utility bill for the calendar month preceding the date of application, excluding cellular telephone and internet bills
    • A residential property deed to property in the State of Oklahoma
    • A current rental agreement for residential property located in the State of Oklahoma
  • Proof of identity (digital, color copy of one of the following):
    • Oklahoma driver’s license (front and back)
    • Oklahoma identification card (front and back)
    • U.S. passport or other photo identification issued by the U.S government
    • Tribal identification card approved for identification purposes by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety:
      • United States Bureau of Indian Affairs identification card or a Oklahoma tribal photo identification cards: Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, Kiowa, Comanche, Apache of Oklahoma, Absentee Shawnee, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Choctaw, Delaware, Caddo Nation of Oklahoma issued on or after January 8, 2008.
  • A clear, color, full-face digital photograph
  • dated within 30 days of application submission.
  • If applicable, the patient’s Medicaid (SoonerCare) enrollment documentation, Medicare insurance card, or letter from the Veteran's Administration or other federal agency listing the applicant's disability status as 100% disabled. If you do not have a recent benefit letter that is dated within the last six months, please visit the Veteran's Affairs website to access and download your VA benefit summary.
How do I get a doctor’s recommendation for an adult patient?
You will need to visit your doctor and have him or her complete and sign the . A digital copy of this form must be submitted with the application through the online system. This form must be dated within 30 days of the date you apply. For instance, if your physician signs the recommendation form on September 30, the application must be submitted by October 30.