Select or Change a Medical Cannabis Dispensary

Effective February 1, 2019, patients who apply for a Medical Cannabis Registry Card on-line will receive provisional access to a licensed dispensary within 24 hours of completing the application process. Qualifying patients who submit a paper application do NOT receive a provisional (temporary) registry card. The provisional registration card is valid for up to 90 days. During this period, the patient cannot change their dispensary location.

Registered qualifying medical cannabis patients must select a medical cannabis dispensary to purchase medical cannabis. An updated list of registered dispensaries is available at

To select a dispensary, complete and submit the Medical Cannabis Dispensary Selection Form.

To Change Your Medical Cannabis Dispensary

You must have a valid dispensary selection to purchase medical cannabis. You may change your medical cannabis dispensary by selecting another licensed dispensary. There is no charge for this change.

To change your dispensary:

  1. Complete the Medical Cannabis Dispensary Selection Form. (SEE FORMS)
  2. You will be contacted by IDPH by phone or email once your dispensary selection is processed.
  3. You will be able to enter your new dispensary 24 hours after you receive confirmation from IDPH.
  4. Dispensary selections can only be made through the Illinois Department of Public Health.