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Arkansas State Process

Congratulations on getting approved for your medical certification. Here's a guide to what you need to do next. 

If you're an existing medical card holder, click here for renewal instructions.

Before you start, have these supporting documents ready:

  • Arkansas State ID (Arkansas driver's license or Arkansas state ID issued by DMV)
  • Physician Certification (only the ADH form)
  • $50.00 debit or credit card payment (American Express not accepted)

Getting Your Arkansas Medical Marijuana Card

  1. Go to the Arkansas State website and click on ‘Apply Online.’
  2. Click on ‘Patient Registration.'
    1. Enter your name and date of birth.
    2. Enter a valid email address and create a password.
    3. Write down/save your password (you will need it later).
    4. Check your email for a "Confirm Your Account" email (you may need to check trash or spam).
    5. Confirm your account.
  3. Once confirmed, you can complete your application on the state website.
    1. Make sure you complete every box in the application.
    2. Don’t forget your SSN, Military Status, or signature (using your finger or mouse and sign in the box).
    3. You will need to upload the following:
      1. State ID (take a picture and upload it).
      2. Physician Certification (you can use the PDF version).
  4. Finish and Pay.
  5. Check on the status of your application in 14 days. If approved, print your card. If you do not print your card, it will be printed and mailed to you. Registry ID card application fees are non-refundable.
  6. Your registry identification card from the Arkansas Department of Health will be valid for one year from the date it is issued OR the amount of time designated by the physician.
  7. Once you have received your registry ID card, you are ready to purchase products from a licensed medical cannabis pharmacy. To purchase medical cannabis, you must bring your medical cannabis card and a valid form of photo identification, such as a driver’s license, with you to the pharmacy.