Apply for Your Florida Medical Marijuana Card

Make an Appointment with a Licensed Medical Marijuana Doctor in Orlando, FL and get Approved TODAY!
Limited Time Pricing:
Initial Evaluation $129 (reg $199)

Have questions or prefer to schedule on the phone?

Call or text us: (407) 974-4613

Online Appointments to Renew are Available

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Medical Marijuana Card Orlando, FL

The Sanctuary Wellness Institute

941 West Morse Boulevard, Suite 100 Winter Park, Florida

The Sanctuary Wellness Institute is an advocate for medical marijuana patients in Florida. We help our clients navigate the entire process of obtaining a Florida medical marijuana card.

The Sanctuary facilitates medical marijuana doctor evaluations where a certified Florida doctor can evaluate your qualifying condition and certify you for cannabis use. The Sanctuary also offers card renewals online via telehealth for when it comes time for you to recertify.

No prior evaluation is required to meet with our certified physician. Call us today at (407) 974-4613 to schedule your appointment.

Medical Marijuana Card Orlando, FL

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Medical Marijuana Card Orlando, FL

Florida legalized medical cannabis use in 2014 with the Compassionate Care Act. Now thousands of Orlando residents have the ability to use cannabis for the holistic treatment of qualifying medical disorders.

Before you can purchase medical marijuana in Orlando, you need a medical marijuana card from the state of Florida. We provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the process for applying for your card and some tips for navigating the new healthcare journey.


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How to Renew Your Florida Medical Marijuana Card

Medical marijuana cards in Florida are valid for one year after they are issued. Patients have 45 days before their cards expire to renew them. If you do not do this, the state will deem your card delinquent and you will be unable to use it. Your MMJ card can be renewed online or by mail.

Florida patients are required by law to schedule a recertification visit with a medical marijuana physician every seven months or 210 days. In-person and online consultations are both available.

To renew your Florida medical marijuana card, follow these steps:

  • Schedule a recertification appointment with one of the Sanctuary’s medical marijuana doctors
  • Submit a renewal application through the MMUR online portal or by mail
  • Pay the state’s $75 renewal fee

The OMMU reviews online applications within 10 business days of receiving them.

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Medical Marijuana Approval Process in Orlando, FL

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    Obtain Your Medical Records from a Primary Care Physician

    First, you will need to get an official document from your doctor that describes your condition.

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    Schedule a Visit with a Medical Marijuana Doctor

    In order to get a medical marijuana card in Florida, you must first find a medical marijuana doctor who is listed on the Florida Medical Marijuana Use Registry. The Sanctuary can help you find a doctor and schedule your in-person appointment. In your visit, the doctors can confirm that you have at least one of the state’s qualifying conditions.

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    Complete the Application

    After the doctor adds you to the state registry, you will receive an email with instructions for accessing a patient portal. There, you can fill out an application for your medical marijuana card and pay a $75 fee.


FloridaMedical Marijuana

The OMMU is in charge of issuing MMJ cards in Florida. Floridians who meet the requirements of the state can apply for a Florida medicinal marijuana card.

Applicants under the age of 18 must provide the name of an adult caregiver in both their application and MMUR. Only caregivers are permitted to acquire medicinal marijuana on behalf of minors.

Medical marijuana users can only buy and keep 2.5 ounces of smokable marijuana at a time. If your doctor believes you require additional treatment, he or she may file an OMMU Request for Exception Form on your behalf.


You must be diagnosed with one of the qualifying ailments specified below to be eligible for an official Florida medical marijuana card:

Patients are not permitted to use medicinal marijuana in public, but they may use non-smoking, low-THC products. Furthermore, neither patients nor caregivers are permitted to distribute medicinal marijuana to others.

Finally, getting a Florida medical marijuana card does not allow you to grow your own medical cannabis.

Visit the Office of Medical Marijuana Use.

Call (407) 974-4613 with any questions and to schedule your evaluation!

How Do I Prove Florida Residency?

Florida medical cannabis card applicants must be full-time or part-time residents of Florida. A valid Florida driver's license or state identification card is required for full-time residents. When applying as a full-time resident, the state will not accept other proofs of residency.

Full-Time Residents

If a full-time resident applies online, the registry will automatically verify a driver's license or state ID with the DMV. If applying by paper, full-time residents must submit a copy of a Florida driver's license or state ID card.

Temporary/Part-Time/Seasonal Residents

Temporary residents in Florida are defined as residents who:

  • Spend at least 31 days in Florida each calendar year
  • Return to their home state at least once a year
  • Is registered to vote or pay income taxes in another state

Temporary residents must submit copies of two of the following documents:

  • A deed, mortgage, monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet, or lease agreement
  • One proof of residential address from a person with whom the part-time resident lives, along with a statement declaring that the part-time resident does reside there
  • Water, cable, or electric hook-up/work order less than 60 days old
  • A mortgage, deed, a monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet, or lease agreement
  • One proof of home address from a person with whom the part-time resident lives, as well as a statement confirming the part-time resident lives there
  • One proof of home address from a person with whom the part-time resident lives, as well as a statement confirming the part-time resident lives there
  • Water, cable, or power hook-up/work order that's less than 60 days old
  • A bill for water, cable, or utilities that is less than 60 days old
  • Mail received from a financial institution within the last 60 days
  • Mail that is less than 60 days old from a federal, state, county, or city government agency

Florida Medical Marijuana Card FAQs

In Florida, there are three fees involved with obtaining a medical marijuana card:

1. Initial Medical Marijuana Doctor Consultation

For new patients, the initial consultation costs $199, but through The Sanctuary, these consultations only cost $129!

2. Application Charges

A new application will cost $75. Renewal applications cost $75 as well. A $2.75 convenience fee is applied to online payments.

3. Recertification Fees for Doctors

Every seven months, patients must receive certification from a medicinal marijuana doctor. Recertifying your card through the Sanctuary costs just $99!

Patients and caregivers must apply for an annual renewal 45 days before their cards expire. You have the option of submitting your application online or via mail.

According to the Florida Department of Health, patients must be re-certified by a medical marijuana doctor every 210 days, or every seven months.

Seeing as recreational marijuana remains illegal in Florida, patients with qualifying conditions must obtain medical cannabis cards to legally purchase and use cannabis products in the state, making the process of obtaining an MMJ card very worthwhile.

You have the right to refuse a drug test, but your employer also has the right to fire you or terminate your hiring process if you do so, even if you own a medical marijuana card.

Yes, Florida residents can legally carry a firearm with a medical marijuana card as long as they meet the requirements laid out in Florida Statute 790.06.

Only Floridians are permitted to buy and possess medical marijuana in Florida. Some other states, however, do accept Florida medical marijuana cards. Before traveling to another state, research their medicinal marijuana reciprocity regulations to find out whether they'll accept your MMJ card at their dispensaries.

Medical Marijuana Card Orlando, FL | The Sanctuary
941 West Morse Boulevard, Suite 100
Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone: (407) 974-4613
Medical Marijuana Doctors Orlando, FL

Directions to Our Orlando, FL Office

Head northwest on FL-434 W/E Florida 434 toward Bear Springs Dr/McLeod's Way Continue to follow FL-434 W 4.1 mi Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto US-17 S/US-92 W/S US Hwy 17 92 Continue to follow US-17 S/US-92 W Pass by Steak 'n Shake (on the right in 2.1 mi) 2.6 mi Keep left to continue on US-17/US-92 Pass by Olive Garden Italian Restaurant (on the right in 4.6 mi) 5.1 mi Turn right onto Fairview Ave 305 ft Turn left onto Grove Ave 0.1 mi Turn left onto Broadview Ave Destination will be on the right 151 ft

Get on FL-408 E from Conroy Windermere Rd and S Apopka Vineland Rd 12 min (6.1 mi) Head south on Main St 348 ft At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto E 6th Ave 0.7 mi Continue onto Conroy Windermere Rd 1.0 mi Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto S Apopka Vineland Rd 3.5 mi Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto State Hwy 526 0.4 mi Turn right onto Good Homes Rd 0.2 mi Turn right to merge onto FL-408 E toward Orlando/Titusville Toll road 0.3 mi Follow FL-408 E and I-4 E to FL-426 E/W Fairbanks Ave in Winter Park. Take exit 87 from I-4 E 12 min (12.0 mi) Merge onto FL-408 E Toll road 7.1 mi Take exit 10A for I-4 toward Tampa/Daytona Beach Toll road 0.2 mi Keep left and merge onto I-4 E 3.6 mi Keep left to stay on I-4 E 0.9 mi Take exit 87 for FL-426/Fairbanks Ave 0.2 mi Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Winter Park/Rollins College/Full Sail Univ and merge onto FL-426 E/W Fairbanks Ave 151 ft Continue on FL-426 E/W Fairbanks Ave. Drive to Broadview Ave 3 min (1.0 mi) Merge onto FL-426 E/W Fairbanks Ave 0.8 mi Turn left onto Shoreview Ave 299 ft Turn right onto Dallas Ave 0.1 mi Turn right onto Broadview Ave Destination will be on the right 249 ft

Head east on Princeton St 1.0 mi Turn left onto N Orange Ave 1.2 mi Use any lane to turn left onto S Orlando Ave Pass by Einstein Bros. Bagels (on the right)0.5 mi Turn left onto W Fairbanks Ave 374 ft Turn right after Regions Bank (on the right)46 ft Turn right Destination will be on the left 92 ft