How to Become a Medical Marijuana Patient in Florida

In Florida, you can become a medical marijuana patient in three easy steps.

1. Schedule

Schedule an appointment with a licensed physician.

2. Qualify

Qualify to become an MMJ patient by meeting two conditions.

3. Submit

Submit your application for a Medical Marijuana Patient Card.

1. Schedule

Schedule your appointment with a licensed physician

Only a licensed physician (M.D. or D.O.) can diagnose you and recommend medical cannabis. The physician must be licensed or certified to recommend medical cannabis.

New! Renew your MMJ Patient Card by video call.

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Learn how to get your medical marijuana card in Florida.

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  • To be eligible for seasonal residence, you must live in Florida for 31 consecutive days or more a year.
  • Bring your valid Florida state ID and 12 months of medical records to your doctor’s appointment.
  • Bring proof of residency that matches the address on your state ID. If these addresses don’t match, it may delay the process.
  • 7–14 days after you submit your application, you should receive an email that your registration is complete.
  • Your ID card will come in the mail soon. Until it does, you can use your Florida driver’s license or state ID to purchase your cannabis treatments.