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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 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 days of submission.

How much does a patient medical marijuana license cost?

The license application fee is $100. For Medicaid/SoonerCare or Medicare enrollees, the license application fee is $20.

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 a caregiver to help me?

Under certain circumstances, a license may be provided to a designated caregiver of a licensed patient. Caregiver Application Information is available at omma.ok.gov.

What is the process for growers, processors, transporters, and dispensaries to obtain a license?

Application information and requirements for licenses are available at omma.ok.gov. In addition to other licensing requirements, applicants must be at least 25 years old, reside in Oklahoma, and the entities must be registered to conduct business in the state. At least 75 percent of the ownership of entities must be by Oklahoma residents. The license application fee for growers, processors, and dispensaries is $2,500.

Business Application Info

What is a medical marijuana dispensary license?

A medical marijuana dispensary license allows a business to legally sell medical marijuana and medical marijuana products, including mature plants and seedlings. Licensed dispensaries can only sell to patient license holders, caregiver license holders, research license holders, and the parent or legal guardian named on a minor patient’s license. Dispensaries engaging in unlawful sales may be fined, or their licenses may be revoked. Dispensary staff may validate licenses using the OMMA verification system, which will be available in early September. Staff may also validate the purchaser’s identity. Dispensary licenses will be in the form of a license certificate. Licensed dispensaries must comply with Title 63 O.S. § 420 et seq. and the Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 310:681.

What is a medical marijuana transportation license?

A medical marijuana transportation license will be provided with an approved grower, processor, or dispensary license. A transportation license is in the form of a notation on the grower, processor, or dispensary license and allows an individual/entity to legally transport medical marijuana with a copy of the license.

Licensed transporters can legally transport medical marijuana from a licensed grower, licensed processor, or licensed dispensary to a licensed grower, licensed processor, licensed dispensary, or licensed researcher. Licensed transporters must comply with Title 63 O.S. § 420 et seq. and the Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 310:681.

What are the basic requirements to be eligible to apply?
  • Applicants must be 25 or older.
  • Individual applicants must be Oklahoma residents.
  • Members, managers, and board members of entity applicants must all be Oklahoma residents.
  • Entities must show that at least 75% ownership held by an Oklahoma resident.
  • All owners and officers must provide a background check; nonviolent felony convictions in the last two years and any other felony conviction in the last five years for any owner will disqualify the applicant.
  • Unless the business entity is a Sole Proprietorship or General Partnership, the applying entity must submit a copy of the Oklahoma Secretary of State’s certificate of good standing document. For more information, visit the Oklahoma Secretary of State at www.sos.ok.gov.
  • Dispensaries must provide proof that they are not within 1,000 feet of any entrance to any public or private school.

Proof of identity can be established by providing a digital, color copy of one of the following unexpired, valid documents:

  • 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.
Each owner will need to supply an and supporting documentation if he or she is not a U.S. citizen.

 

Do I need to submit a separate license application for each location of my business?

Yes, separate licenses are required for each location. A separate application and non-refundable application fee for each location is required. You also will need to submit a separate application and non-refundable application fee for each license type (processor, grower, dispensary). However, you may use the same background check of owners for multiple license applications as long as the background checks have been completed within 30 days from the date the license was submitted.

How long does my license last?

Licenses are valid for one year from the date issued, unless the license is revoked by OMMA. A license may be renewed before it expires.

How do I apply?

Applications and payment 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.

What information and documentation do I need to provide in the application?
To help with the application process review the  prior to submitting a Commercial License Application online.
Are background checks required?
Yes, background checks are required for all owners and officers. Please review the instructions on prior to submitting an application. The applicant is responsible for all costs associated with the background checks.

 

How much does the application cost?

The application fee for a grower, processor, dispensary, or transporter application is $2,500. Application fees will 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.

What happens after I apply?

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 the identification card will be mailed within 90 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. 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 90 days of submission.

What is a medical marijuana grower license?

A medical marijuana grower license allows a business to legally grow marijuana for medical purposes in Oklahoma. Licensed growers can sell to licensed processors and licensed dispensaries only. Grower licenses will be in the form of a license certificate. Licensed growers must comply with Title 63 O.S. § 420 et seq. and the Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 310:681.

What is a medical marijuana processor license?

A medical marijuana processor license allows a business to legally process marijuana for medical purposes in Oklahoma. Licensed processors can sell to licensed dispensaries and other licensed processors. Licensed processors may also process marijuana into a concentrated form for a patient license holder for a fee. Processor licenses will be in the form of a license certificate. Licensed processors must comply with Title 63 O.S. § 420 et seq. and the Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 310:681.

Researcher Application Info

What is a medical marijuana research facility license?

A research facility license authorizes the licensee to grow, cultivate, possess, and transfer to other licensed research facilities and licensed testing laboratories, by sale or donation, marijuana for the limited research purposes approved in the application.

What is a medical marijuana education facility license?

An education facility license authorizes the licensee to provide training and education to individuals involving the cultivation, growing, harvesting, curing, preparing, packaging or testing of medical marijuana, or the production, manufacture, extraction, processing, packaging or creation of medical-marijuana-infused products or medical marijuana products for the limited education and research purposes approved in the application. Education facility licensees are authorized to transfer, by sale or donation, medical marijuana grown within its operation to licensed research licensees, and to transfer to licensed testing laboratories.

How do I apply?

Applications and payment 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.

Applicants should select “New Business License” and then select research facility or education facility for license type.

How much does the application cost?

The application fee for a Research Facility and Education Facility is $500. Application fees will 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.

What supporting documentation is required?
Please reference the  for detailed information on what is required in the application. Below is an overview:
  • Project description – Please reference the  for specific requirements.
  • Certificate of Compliance – All research facility and education facility applicants will be required to submit a  from the political subdivision that has jurisdiction where the facility is located (city or county). Research and/or education facilities located within Oklahoma City may submit the Certificate of Compliance provided by Oklahoma City. Applicants are encouraged to contact their city or county and visit the business information page for more information on this process before submitting their application.
  • Non-profit registration – All education facility applicants must supply non-profit registration with the Oklahoma Secretary of State.
  • Residency Requirements – Research facility applicants that are privately owned (not a public institution) need to show proof of residency to establish that 75% of the owners are Oklahoma residents. Proof of Oklahoma residency can be established by providing a digital, color copy of one or more of the following documents:
    • Oklahoma driver’s license
    • Oklahoma identification card
    • Oklahoma voter identification card
    • Utility bills, 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
  • Background checks and proof of identification – Background checks and proof of identification are required for either owners, principal officers (e.g., board members), or principal and co-principal investigators, depending on the applicant.
  • Contracts and agreements – Applicants who are utilizing public funds or working with public institutions need to supply documentation of contract(s) and agreement(s) that show how public funds and/or public institutions are involved in the research.
Is monthly reporting required for research facility and education facility licensees?

Only research facility licensees are required to submit monthly reports. Check back on our website at omma.ok.gov for instructions.

Caregiver Application info

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 on behalf of the patient or anytime you take marijuana to a processor to be made into a concentrate form at a processor on behalf of the patient. Law enforcement may also require an identification card to prove you are licensed.

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?

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 Adult Patient Caregiver Designation Form signed by the patient or, if applicable, the adult patient’s legal guardian. Parent/legal guardian caregivers of minor patients must submit the Minor Patient Caregiver Designation Form. Minor patients may have up to two designated caregivers who are parents or legal guardians.

 

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

There is no application fee for caregiver licenses.

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, an approval letter with an identification card will be mailed within 14 days of the application submission date.

If the application is incomplete due to unclear or missing information or documents, an email correspondence will be sent stating the reason(s) it is incomplete. You will be able to log back in to your account to make corrections. The submission date is the date a complete application is accepted.

If the 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 days of submission.

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. 

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.

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.

Help

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 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 days of submission.

How much does a patient medical marijuana license cost?

The license application fee is $100. For Medicaid/SoonerCare or Medicare enrollees, the license application fee is $20.

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 a caregiver to help me?

Under certain circumstances, a license may be provided to a designated caregiver of a licensed patient. Caregiver Application Information is available at omma.ok.gov.

What is the process for growers, processors, transporters, and dispensaries to obtain a license?

Application information and requirements for licenses are available at omma.ok.gov. In addition to other licensing requirements, applicants must be at least 25 years old, reside in Oklahoma, and the entities must be registered to conduct business in the state. At least 75 percent of the ownership of entities must be by Oklahoma residents. The license application fee for growers, processors, and dispensaries is $2,500.

Minor Patient Application Info

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.

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.

Who will check my license identification card?

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.

What is a medical marijuana minor patient license?

A medical marijuana minor patient license allows an individual under the age of 18 to legally possess, use, and grow medical marijuana and medical marijuana products in Oklahoma. These licenses will be in the form of an identification card. The card will contain the minor patient’s name, photo, date of birth, city and county of residence, the type of license, date of expiration, and the minor patient’s unique medical marijuana license number.

The online application system will ask for parent/legal guardian information along with the minor’s information. Please note that licensed minor patients cannot enter a dispensary without a parent or legal guardian.

Can parents and legal guardians get a caregiver license for a minor?

The name of the parent/legal guardian who signs the minor’s application will be placed on the minor’s temporary patient license so the parent/legal guardian can buy medical marijuana for the minor.

The caregiver license allows an individual to assist a homebound patient with the purchase, application, and administration of medical marijuana. A caregiver license is available to designated individuals of patients of all ages who are homebound. Only patients who have a physician certification of their medical need for a caregiver may have a licensed caregiver; the status of the applicant as a minor alone does not qualify the applicant for a caregiver. For more information, see Caregiver Application Information.

How long does a minor patient license last?

A minor 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) or until the patient turns 18, whichever happens first. Additionally, licenses remain valid unless revoked by the recommending physicians or OMMA.

How do I apply?

Applications and payment 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.

What information is required in the application?

The following information is required about the minor patient:

  • Full name
  • Residence and mailing address
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone number and email address (if applicable)
  • Information about two recommending physicians

The following information is required about the parent or legal guardian:

  • Full name
  • Residence and mailing address
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone number and email address
  • Signature dated within 30 days of the application date
What documentation do I need to provide in the application?

The following unexpired, valid documentation is required for the minor patient:

  •  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
    • For minors who do not have the items above, a certified copy of the minor’s birth certificate (please note that the seal/watermark will need to be visible when uploading the document)
    • 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
  • First Physician Recommendation Form
  • Second Physician Recommendation Form dated within 30 days after the First Physician Recommendation Form and dated within 30 days before the application submission date
  • If applicable, the minor’s Medicaid (SoonerCare) or Medicare insurance card or enrollment documentation

The following documentation is required for the parent or legal guardian:

  •  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
    • For applicants who do not have the items above, a certified copy of the applicant’s birth certificate (please note that the seal/watermark will need to be visible when uploading the document)
    • 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.
  • If applicable, documentation establishing legal guardianship.
How much does the application cost?

The standard application fee is $100. Minor patients who provide acceptable proof of Medicaid (SoonerCare) or Medicare enrollment will pay a reduced fee of $20. Application fees will 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.

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 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 minors need to get from their doctor?

Minors must obtain a recommendation for medical marijuana from two physicians. The first physician must fill out the Minor Patient First Physician Recommendation Form and the second physician must fill out the Minor Patient Second Physician Recommendation Form. Both forms must be provided in the online application. Link to forms.

The forms must be dated within 30 days of each other, and the second form must be dated within 30 days of the application submission date. For example, if the first physician signs the recommendation form on September 30, the second physician must sign the second form by October 30, and the application must be submitted by November 29.

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 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 days of submission.

Temporary ADULT Patient Application Info

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 take marijuana to a processor to be put in a concentrate. Law enforcement may also require an identification card to prove you are licensed to legally use and possess medical marijuana.

What is a medical marijuana temporary adult patient license?

A medical marijuana temporary adult patient license allows an individual with a valid medical marijuana license from another state to legally buy, use, and grow medical marijuana and medical marijuana products in Oklahoma. This license will be in the form of an identification card to prove an individual is a license holder. This card will contain the patient’s name, photo, date of birth, city and county of residence, the type of license, expiration date, and the patient’s unique medical marijuana license number.

How long does my patient license last?

Temporary licenses are valid for 30 days, but cannot exceed the expiration date of the out-of-state license. A temporary license may be renewed. It is the responsibility of the temporary license holder to file an application for renewal, including payment of the fee, prior to the expiration of his or her current license.

How do I apply?

Applications and payment 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.

What information do I need to provide in the application?

The following information is required about a temporary adult patient license:

  • Full name
  • Residence and mailing address
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone number and email address
  • Information about the out-of-state medical marijuana license
  • Patient signature dated within 30 days of the application date
What documentation do I need to provide in the application?

The following documentation is required for the application:

  • Out-of-state medical marijuana license (digital, color copy of the front and back)
  • Proof of identity (digital, color copy of one of the following): 
    • State-issued driver’s license (front and back)
    • State-issued identification card (front and back)
    • U.S. passport or other photo identification issued by the U.S government
  • A clear, color, full-face digital photograph
How much does the application cost?

The temporary license application fee is $100. There are no reduced fees for temporary patients. Application fees will 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.

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 happens after I apply?

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 an identification card will be mailed within 14 days of the application submission date.

If the 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. The submission date is the date the application is completed.

If the 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 days of submission.

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**

Temporary MINOR Patient Application Info

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?

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 take marijuana to a processor to be put in a concentrate. Law enforcement may also require individuals to show identification.

What is a medical marijuana temporary minor patient license?

A medical marijuana minor patient license allows a minor with a valid medical marijuana license from another state to legally buy, use, and grow medical marijuana and medical marijuana products in Oklahoma. These licenses will be in the form of an identification card to prove an individual is a license holder. This card will contain the individual’s name, photo, date of birth, city and county of residence, the type of license, expiration date, and the unique medical marijuana license number.

The online application system will ask for parent/legal guardian information along with the minor’s information. The name of the parent/legal guardian who signs the minor’s application will be placed on the minor’s patient license.

Can parents and legal guardians get a caregiver license for a minor who applies for a temporary license?

No. However, the name of the parent/legal guardian who signs the minor’s application will be placed on the minor’s temporary patient license so the parent/legal guardian can buy medical marijuana for the minor.

Please note that licensed temporary minor patients cannot enter a dispensary without a parent or legal guardian.

How long does a temporary minor patient license last?

Temporary licenses are valid for 30 days but cannot exceed the expiration date of the out-of-state license. A temporary license can be renewed. It is the responsibility of the temporary license holder to file an application for renewal, including payment of the fee, prior to the expiration of his or her current license.

How do I apply?

Applications and payment 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.

What information is required in the application?

The following information is required about the minor patient:

  • Full name
  • Residence and mailing address
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone number and email address (if applicable)
  • Information about the out-of-state medical marijuana license

The following information is required about the parent or legal guardian:

  • Full name
  • Residence and mailing address
  • Date of birth
  • Telephone number and email address
  • Signature dated within 30 days of the application date
What documentation do I need to provide in the application?

The following unexpired, valid documentation is required for the minor patient:

  • Out-of-state medical marijuana license (digital, color copy of the front and back)
  • Proof of identity (digital, color copy of one of the following): 
    • State-issued driver’s license (front and back)
    • State-issued identification card (front and back)
    • U.S. passport or other photo identification issued by the U.S government
    • For minors who do not have the items above, a certified copy of the minor’s birth certificate (please note that the seal/watermark will need to be visible when you upload the document)
  • A clear, color, full-face digital photograph

The following unexpired, valid documentation is required for the parent(s) and legal guardian(s):

  • Proof of identity (digital, color copy of one of the following): 
    • State-issued driver’s license (front and back)
    • State-issued identification card (front and back)
    • U.S. passport or other photo identification issued by the U.S government
    • For applicants who do not have the items above, a certified copy of the applicant’s birth certificate (please note that the seal/watermark will need to be visible when you upload the document)
  • A clear, color, full-face digital photograph
  • If applicable, documentation establishing legal guardianship
How much does the application cost?

The temporary license application fee is $100. There are no reduced fees for temporary patients. Application fees will be paid by Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card. An additional credit card processing fee will be added to the transaction. These application and processing fees are non-refundable. If the patient is not approved to receive a license for any reason, the payment will not be refunded.

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 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 an approval letter with the minor’s identification card will be mailed within 14 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 completed.

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 days of submission.

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 request 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**

Testing Laboratory application info

What is a testing laboratory license?

A testing laboratory license is granted by OMMA for a laboratory testing facility to analyze harvested and processed medical use marijuana for the presence of harmful contaminants.

How do I apply and what does it cost?

Testing laboratory applications will be available starting November 1, 2019 through the OMMA licensing system. The testing laboratory license fee is $2500 for one year.

What are the basic requirements to be eligible to apply?

Applicants must meet the same requirements as other commercial entities listed below.

  • Applicants must be 25 or older.
  • Individual applicants must be Oklahoma residents.
  • Members, managers, and board members of entity applicants must all be Oklahoma residents.
  • Entities must show that at least 75% ownership held by an Oklahoma resident.
  • All owners and officers must provide a background check; nonviolent felony convictions in the last two years and any other felony conviction in the last five years for any owner will disqualify the applicant.
  • Unless the business entity is a Sole Proprietorship or General Partnership, the applying entity must submit a copy of the Oklahoma Secretary of State’s certificate of good standing document. For more information, visit the Oklahoma Secretary of State at www.sos.ok.gov.
  • Applicants must supply a  for their business location
  • No individual with ownership interest in the business can be a sheriff, deputy sheriff, police officer or prosecuting officer, or an officer or employee of OMMA or a municipality in which the commercial entity is located
  • Applicants must supply ownership disclosure documentation
  • Unless the business entity is a Sole Proprietorship or General Partnership, the applying entity must submit a copy of the Oklahoma Secretary of State’s certificate of good standing document. For more information, visit the Oklahoma Secretary of State at www.sos.ok.gov.
  • Please note: A person who is a direct beneficial owner or an indirect beneficial owner of a licensed dispensary, commercial grower, or processor shall not be an owner of a licensed laboratory

Oklahoma residency can be established by providing a digital, color copy of a combination of the following documents that provide proof of Oklahoma residency for the duration of the 2 or 5 years:

  • Oklahoma driver’s license (front and back)
  • Oklahoma identification card (front and back)
  • Oklahoma voter identification card
  • Utility bills, 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
  • Other documentation deemed sufficient by OMMA

Proof of identity can be established by providing a digital, color copy of one of the following unexpired, valid documents:

  • 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.
Each owner will need to supply an and supporting documentation if he or she is not a U.S. citizen.

 

Additionally, testing laboratory applicant must provide:

  • Between November 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019, the laboratory must submit either documentation of accreditation by an ISO 17025 body such as ANSI/ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB), American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation (PJLA), or written notice of application for accreditation. Effective January 1, 2020, all applicants must show documentation of accreditation. Accreditation must be for the methods in use for cannabis testing and may be in chemistry and biology, or cannabis specific accreditation.
  • Written demonstration of successful participation in proficiency testing within the previous twelve months.
Can testing laboratories transport medical marijuana?

Testing laboratories may transport medical marijuana only if they apply for and obtain a separate OMMA transporter license.

What testing is required?

THC potency, terpene profile, Mycotoxins, Residual Solvents/chemical, Heavy Metals (Lead, Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury), foreign materials/filth, harmful micro-organisms.

Will there be an on-site inspection before a license is granted?

Yes. This inspection will cover:

  • A physical inspection of the premises to evaluate the orderliness of the physical layout.
  • Review of environmental monitoring of temperature, humidity, etc. for storage and testing areas.
  • Implementation of controlled access areas for storage of medical marijuana and
    medical marijuana product test samples, waste and reference
    standards;
  • Sufficient space allocated for each testing area.
  • A review of personnel records 
    • Medical Laboratory Director
    • Testing personnel
    • Ancillary Staff
  • A review of Quality Assurance protocols.
  • A certificate of analysis (COA) for each lot of reference
    standard is present; Procedures for the transport and disposal of unused marijuana, marijuana
    products and waste are in place and followed.
  • The mandatory use by a laboratory of an inventory marijuana tracking
    system to ensure all test batches or samples containing medical
    marijuana, medical marijuana concentrate or medical marijuana
    products are identified and tracked from the point they are
    transferred from a medical marijuana business, a patient or a
    caregiver through the point of transfer, destruction or disposal, with chain of custody documentation from receipt to disposal.
  • The use of a record system that allows for readily retrievable test results.
  • Verifying that complete testing SOP’s, with current approval by the Medical Director, are readily available to staff.

Waste Disposal Application Info

What is a medical marijuana waste disposal facility license?

A medical marijuana waste disposal facility license authorizes the licensee to dispose of medical marijuana. The waste disposal facility licenses also authorizes licensees to transport medical marijuana waste.

OMMA is authorized to grant up to ten (10) waste disposal facility licenses in the first year of licensing program. Once licenses are granted, licensed entities may apply for waste disposal facility permits for additional locations.

How do I apply?

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

Applicants should select “New Business License” and then select "Waste Disposal Facility" for license type.

How much does the application cost?

The application fee for a waste disposal license is $5,000. Application fees will be paid by Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit or debit card. An additional credit card processing fee will be added to the transaction. The application and processing fees are non-refundable.

What are the basic requirements to be eligible to apply?
  • Applicants must have, and provide in the OMMA application, a permit from the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
  • Applicants must show proof of sufficient liability insurance or a letter of insurability from the insurance company showing the following minimum amounts: 
    • Commercial General Liability: $5,000,000 each occurrence.
    • Pollution Legal Liability: $5,000,000 each occurrence.

Applicants must meet similar requirements for medical marijuana businesses:

  • Applicants must be 25 or older.
  • Individual applicants must be Oklahoma residents.
  • Members, managers, and board members of entity applicants must all be Oklahoma residents.
  • Entities must show that at least 75% ownership is held by an Oklahoma resident.
  • All owners and officers must provide a background check; existence of a nonviolent felony conviction in the last two years and/or any other felony conviction in the last five years for any owner will disqualify the applicant.
  • Unless the business entity is a Sole Proprietorship or General Partnership, the applying entity must submit a copy of the Oklahoma Secretary of State’s certificate of good standing document. For more information, visit the Oklahoma Secretary of State at www.sos.ok.gov.
  • Applicants must provide proof that they are not within 1,000 feet of any entrance to any public or private school. See  guidance document. 

Proof of identity can be established by providing a digital, color copy of one of the following unexpired, valid documents:

  • 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.

Oklahoma residency can be established by providing a digital, color copy of one of the documents below:

  • Oklahoma driver’s license (front and back)
  • Oklahoma identification card (front and back)
  • Oklahoma voter identification card
  • Utility bills, 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
  • Other documentation deemed sufficient by OMMA
Each owner will need to supply an  and supporting documentation if he or she is not a U.S. citizen.

Guidance for Physicians

Am I required to register with the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority prior to signing a physician’s recommendation form for a patient?

No, physician registration is optional. However, completion of this form prior to recommending medical marijuana will help expedite patients’ application processing.

What are the requirements to recommend a patient obtain a medical marijuana license?
  • A physician must hold a valid, unrestricted and existing license to practice in the State of Oklahoma as a doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathic medicine.
  • The physician must establish a medical record for the patient and must have a bona fide physician-patient relationship.
  • The physician must recommend a medical marijuana license according to the accepted standards a reasonable and prudent physician would follow for recommending or approving any medication.
  • If applicable, the physician may certify that the patient is homebound or does not have the capability to self-administer or purchase medical marijuana due to a developmental disability or a physical or cognitive impairment; and the physician believes the patient would benefit from having a caregiver with a caregiver’s license designated to manage the patient's medical marijuana on the patient's behalf.
  • The physician must verify the patient’s identity as provided in the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority Rules (310:681-1-7).
What information will I need to complete the registration?

The following information should be readily available:

  • Contact information for the medical practice, including professional email address
  • Medical licensure number
  • National Provider Identifier (NPI) number
Is there a form required to recommend medical marijuana?

Yes, a patient is required to submit an official Physician Recommendation Form. These forms are available at omma.ok.gov under adult patients and minor patients. The patient can provide the form, or you can access it from this site.

Can resident physicians recommend the use of medical marijuana for a patient?

Yes, the law now authorizes recommending physicians to terminate the license of a patient who no longer meets the requirements for the continued use of medical marijuana. Recommending physicians who wish to terminate a patient’s license must complete the Physician Termination of Patient License Form.

Am I allowed to complete a recommendation form for a minor?

Yes, but any minor application must provide two separate recommendation forms from two physicians. These forms are available in the Minor Patients section.

Will my name be shared as a physician who authorizes the use of medical marijuana?

The information you provide on the registry form will only be shared with the public with your permission. You may indicate your preference on the registry form.

Will my licensure information and other information I submit for registration be verified?

Yes, information submitted will be verified with the respective licensure board.

Can I withdraw as the authorizing physician for a patient who I previously recommended to receive a patient license?
Yes, the law now authorizes recommending physicians to terminate the license of a patient who no longer meets the requirements for the continued use of medical marijuana. Recommending physicians who wish to terminate a patient’s license must complete the .

Transporter Application Info

What is a transporter license?
Growers, processors, and dispensaries will continue to be issued a transporter license with their business license. Businesses may also apply for a stand-alone commercial transporter license for the purpose of transporting on behalf of other licensed businesses. The application fee is $2,500. Transporters may have multiple warehouses with the submission of one application fee, but a separate application must be submitted for each warehouse from the same online account. Each warehouse location must have a .

 

What are the basic requirements to be eligible to apply?
  • Applicants must be 25 or older.
  • Individual applicants must be Oklahoma residents.
  • Members, managers, and board members of entity applicants must all be Oklahoma residents.
  • Entities must show that at least 75% ownership held by an Oklahoma resident.
  • All owners and officers must provide a background check; nonviolent felony convictions in the last two years and any other felony conviction in the last five years for any owner will disqualify the applicant.
  • Unless the business entity is a Sole Proprietorship or General Partnership, the applying entity must submit a copy of the Oklahoma Secretary of State’s certificate of good standing document. For more information, visit the Oklahoma Secretary of State at www.sos.ok.gov.
  • Applicants must supply a  for their business location
  • No individual with ownership interest in the business can be a sheriff, deputy sheriff, police officer or prosecuting officer, or an officer or employee of OMMA or a municipality in which the commercial entity is located
  • Applicants must supply ownership disclosure documentation
  • Unless the business entity is a Sole Proprietorship or General Partnership, the applying entity must submit a copy of the Oklahoma Secretary of State’s certificate of good standing document. For more information, visit the Oklahoma Secretary of State at www.sos.ok.gov.

Oklahoma residency can be established by providing a digital, color copy of a combination of the following documents that provide proof of Oklahoma residency for the duration of the 2 or 5 years:

  • Oklahoma driver’s license (front and back)
  • Oklahoma identification card (front and back)
  • Oklahoma voter identification card
  • Utility bills, 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
  • Other documentation deemed sufficient by OMMA

Proof of identity can be established by providing a digital, color copy of one of the following unexpired, valid documents:

  • 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.
Each owner will need to supply an and supporting documentation if he or she is not a U.S. citizen.

 

What is a transporter agent license?

A transporter agent license allows individual employees/owners/agents to transport medical marijuana on behalf of a licensed transporter, including growers, processors, dispensaries and stand-alone transporters. If approved for your license, you will be issued a transporter agent identification for you to carry with you any time you are transporting medical marijuana.

It is important to note that transporter agents must meet the new two or five year residency requirements and that an employer can terminate an agent’s license at any time.

How do I apply and what does it cost?

Transporter agent applications will be available starting August 30, 2019 through the OMMA licensing system. Transporter agents will need to work with the business that is employing them to submit the application. Transporter agent applications must be submitted through an OMMA business account and proof of employment with a licensed transporter (including growers, processors, and dispensaries who are issued a transporter license) is required in the application. The transporter agent license fee is $100 for one year. A separate application and fee will be required for each agent license, if the agent is employed by multiple businesses.

If I’m an owner of a transporter business, do I need a transporter agent card?
Yes, every person who transports medical marijuana will be required to have a transporter agent license. You may fill out the  for yourself if needed.
What are the basic requirements to apply?
  • Applicants must be 18 or older
  • Applicants must supply a Transporter Agent Employment Verification Form signed by the employer within 30 days of application
  • Applicants must supply a digital, color copy of the front and back of a valid Oklahoma driver’s license
  • Applicants must supply proof of residency for the 2 years preceding the date of application of 5 continuous years out of the last 25 years preceding the date of application
  • Applicants must provide a background check; nonviolent felony convictions in the last two years and any other felony conviction in the last five years for any owner will disqualify the applicant.
  • Applicants must provide an
  • Applicants must supply a digital photo that meets 

Oklahoma residency can be established by providing a digital, color copy of a combination of the following documents that provide proof of Oklahoma residency for the duration of the 2 or 5 years:

  • Oklahoma driver’s license (front and back)
  • Oklahoma identification card (front and back)
  • Oklahoma voter identification card
  • Utility bills, 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
  • Other documentation deemed sufficient by OMMA
What happens after I apply?

OMMA has 30 calendar days to review your application. If approved, your agent license will be sent to your employer.

How long does my license last?

Your agent license will be valid from one year from the date of issuance, unless terminated by the associated employer or revoked by OMMA.