Designated Caregivers

Designated Caregivers

In order to qualify for a designated caregiver registry card to legally purchase medical marijuana for a qualified patient, you must meet certain qualifications.

Be 21 years of age or older.​

The individual you are providing care for must be physically disabled or a minor.​

Have not been convicted of an excluded felony offense.​

Be an Arkansas resident with proof of residency (AR Driver’s License or AR State ID card).​

State law prohibits members of Arkansas National Guard and United States Military from obtaining a registry ID card.​

For up to date information, visit the Caregiver Section of Arkansas Department of Health website.

Not sure if you qualify to be a designated caregiver? How long will it take for your application to be processed and/or approved? Be sure to check out these Frequently Asked Questions prepared by the Arkansas Department of Health. You can also go to the State of Arkansas website for more information.

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