Have you completed 21 trips around the sun?

How to get your Arizona medical cannabis card.

Many people are finding relief with medical cannabis. If you’re looking to try for yourself follow these helpful steps to start your application process today.

Exit Button
  1. Meet these qualifying conditions:

    • Must be 18 years or older (if under 18, you must have a legal guardian register as your caregiver)
    • Must have a valid Arizona Driver’s License or Arizona Identification Card
    • Must have an Arizona residential address
    • Must have at least one of the qualifying conditions listed below:
      • Cancer
      • Glaucoma
      • HIV
      • AIDS
      • Hepatitis C
      • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
      • Crohn’s disease
      • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease

      A chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition or the treatment for a chronic or debilitating disease or medical condition that causes:

      • Cachexia or wasting syndrome
      • Chronic pain (arthritis, migraines, etc)
      • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
      • Severe nausea
      • Seizures, including those from epilepsy
      • Severe or persistent muscle spasms, including those characteristic of multiple sclerosis
  2. Find an Arizona cannabis doctor

    • Choose a medical cannabis doctor in Arizona and schedule an appointment.
    • If the doctor approves you for a medical cannabis card at the appointment, they will submit the required documents to the Dept. of Health Services for you, in which case, you’ve completed the process and your Arizona medical cannabis card will be mailed to you within 10 business days.
    • If they do not submit the required documents for you, then get a signed Physician Certification Form from the doctor and proceed to the next step.
  3. Submit application

    • If your doctor doesn’t submit your Physician Certification Form and the other required documents to the Dept. of Health Services’ website for you, then you must do it here.
    • Once submitted, wait for your cannabis marijuana card to arrive in the mail (usually 7-10 business days). You can check your medical cannabis application status online at the ADHS website.