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Caregiver Application Information

The information provided on this page pertains to caregivers applying for a medical marijuana license.

REMINDER! According to Oklahoma law, a caregiver must be a family member or assistant who regularly looks after the medical marijuana patient for whom they are applying to be caregiver.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a medical marijuana caregiver license?

A medical marijuana caregiver license allows an individual designated by a patient -- or a minor patient’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s) -- to assist the patient with the purchase, application, and administration of medical marijuana. This license will be in the form of an identification card to prove an individual is a license holder. This card will contain the caregiver’s name, photo, date of birth, city and county of residence, the type of license, expiration date, the caregiver’s unique medical marijuana license number, and the unique medical marijuana license number of the patient.

How long does my caregiver license last?

Caregiver licenses are valid up to the expiration date of the associated patient’s license, not to exceed two years. Additionally, the patient has the right to withdraw his or her designated caregiver at any time and physicians may terminate a patient’s license. When this happens, the caregiver license will be invalidated.

How do I apply for a caregiver application?

Applications will be collected at omma.ok.gov. A valid email address is required for login. This email address will be used to send notices once an account is created.

The Physician Recommendation Form attached to the patient’s application must include certification of his or her need for a caregiver in order for a caregiver to submit an application. Caregivers of adult patients must submit the  signed by the patient or, if applicable, the adult patient’s legal guardian. Parent/legal guardian caregivers of minor patients must submit the . Minor patients may have up to two designated caregivers who are parents or legal guardians.

 

What information do I need to provide in the caregiver application?

The following information is required for a caregiver license:

  • Caregiver’s full name
  • Residence and mailing address
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone number and email address
  • Caregiver’s signature
  • The name of the patient who has designated you as his or her caregiver
  • The 24 character medical marijuana license number for the patient who has designated you as his or her caregiver.
What documentation do I need to provide in the caregiver application?

The following unexpired, valid documentation is required for a caregiver license:

  • 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 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 Jan. 9 2008.
  • A clear, color, full-face digital photograph -
  • signed by the patient (or, if applicable, the patient’s legal guardian) or  signed by the minor patient’s parent(s) or legal guardian(s).
How much does a caregiver application cost?

There is no application fee for caregiver licenses.

Can I change my caregiver?
Yes, you may submit the to withdraw a current caregiver. To designate another caregiver, a separate caregiver application with another  signed by the patient will be required.