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Get your Illinois
Medical Card Today

Book your appointment in 15 minutes and get certified in your state!

You're in Good Hands Here

Which is why we have over 20,000 certified patients!

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We're Reliable

All of our evaluations are risk-free. If you aren’t certified, we’ll refund

100% of your fee. 

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We're Quick

It can take as little as 15 minutes to book an appointment with a doctor in your state! 

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We're Efficient

We’ll help you complete your application with the state and guide you closely after your appointment to get you your medical card. 

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How to Get Your Illinois Medical Card

Book your Appointment

Schedule a virtual appointment with one of our certified Illinois professionals and review the regulations of the Illinois State website.



See the Doctor

Meet with your doctor online or over the phone to discuss your medical conditions. Bring any questions you have, our expert physicians are here to help.

Get Certified!

Receive your certification and a set of instructions via email. Submit your certification and application to the Illinois medical program.


Why Choose Green Mind Physicians
for your Medical Card?

To qualify for a medical card in the state of Illinois, you need a healthcare provider’s certification. 

With our telemedicine portal, it is easy to qualify for your medical card. Make a convenient appointment with one of our licensed Illinois medical doctors online. We have certified thousands of patients through the Illinois Department of Health (IDPH) and the Illinois Medical Patient Program (MCPP). 

It’s very easy to get certified in Illinois with Green Mind. Most people become patients by the end of the day!

Appointments start at $140. If you have limited income or would like financial assistance, drop us a line! Included in your appointment you’ll receive help with your application and lifetime medical card support.

Best of all, get approved or your money back!

Benefits of getting your Illinois Medical Card

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Save on medication. It is expensive in Illinois. Being a medical card patient helps you save money in taxes. In Illinois, the difference is huge with saving often in the range of 35-40%.

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Job security for users

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Improved access to products. Products like CBD-rich edibles, RSO, or topical products are always easier to find on the medical side.

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Order online or grow your own medication!

Our Concierge Service

Don't like the paperwork? We got you covered.

We know certifying for a medical card online can be confusing and stressful. Let us do the work for you! We’ve helped hundreds of patients with their applications to the state after their doctor’s appointments. 

Choose Concierge Service when you checkout to get our help with your paperwork!

We’ll help you fill your application out, take a valid photo, and send it back to you when you just have to turn it in.

Not available in all states.

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FAQs on the Illinois
Medical Card Program

What Are the Requirements for the Medical Card Program in Illinois?

  • A government-issued ID like a driver’s license, state ID card or passport

  • Proof of Illinois residency 

  • A qualifying medical condition (read more below)

  • A health care provider certification (that’s what we give you!)

  • A phone or digital device for your telemedicine appointment

How Much Does it Cost to Get My Illinois Medical Card?


  • $140 for a New Patient Medical Card evaluation. You will also receive lifetime support from us, including free follow-up consultations.

    • Optional $40 paperwork assistance. Have us fill out your entire application for you, so all you have to do is click to submit!

  • $120 for all Renewing Medical Card Patients

  • After your appointment, you will apply to the Illinois Medical Card Patient Program

  • They charge $50/$100/$125 for a 1-, 2- or 3-year certification, though some discounts may apply with proof of financial hardship. This makes the cost $25/$50/$75 for 1-, 2- or 3- years

How Soon Will I Get My Illinois Medical Card?

  • As soon as a completed application is received, the state of Illinois will issue provisional medical card. It usually comes within half an hour or so!

  • A ‘permanent’ card is usually issued within a month. 

  • Both cards are digital, so most patients keep a picture of it on their phone or print it out and laminate it. 

Can I Really Be Certified for Medical Card Online in Illinois?


Yes! The Illinois Department of Public Health says, “examinations for Medical Certification completion may be done by telemedicine until further notice. In-person appointments will not be required.” 

What Medical Conditions Qualify for Medical Card in Illinois?

Common qualifying conditions in Illinois include chronic pain, PTSD and migraines. Here is a complete list from the Compassionate Use of Medical C Pilot Program Act

  • Autism

  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease


  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

  • Anorexia nervosa

  • Arnold-Chiari malformation

  • Cancer

  • Cachexia/wasting syndrome

  • Causalgia

  • Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy

  • Chronic pain

  • Crohn’s disease

  • CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome Type II)

  • Dystonia

  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

  • Fibrous Dysplasia

  • Glaucoma

  • Hepatitis C

  • Hydrocephalus

  • Hydromyelia

  • Interstitial cystitis

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

  • Lupus

  • Migraines

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Muscular Dystrophy

  • Myasthenia Gravis

  • Myoclonus

  • Nail-patella syndrome

  • Neuro-Bechet’s autoimmune disease

  • Neurofibromatosis

  • Neuropathy

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • Polycystic kidney disease (PKD)

  • Post-Concussion Syndrome

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy

  • Residual limb pain

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Seizures (including those characteristic of Epilepsy)

  • Severe fibromyalgia

  • Sjogren’s syndrome

  • Spinal cord disease (including but not limited to arachnoiditis)

  • Spinal cord injury is damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity

  • Spinocerebellar ataxia

  • Superior canal dehiscence syndrome

  • Syringomyelia

  • Tarlov cysts

  • Tourette syndrome

  • Traumatic brain injury

  • Ulcerative colitis

Can I Grow Plants as an Illinois Medical Patient?


Yes, you can grow up to five plants. 

Can I Have a Caregiver in Illinois?

  • Yes, you can apply to have a caregiver- in Illinois they are called ‘designated caregivers.’ This is someone that can purchase from a medical dispensary on the patient’s behalf.

  • Caregivers are assigned during your application- you will have to provide your caregiver’s information, ID, passport-style photo and a caregiver attestation.

What's My Allotment in Illinois? Can I Increase It?


  • Your allotment is the amount you can purchase as a medical patient in Illinois in a two-week period. 

  • Illinois has a rather strange system where the treatment is converted into ounces of raw flower product. You have access to 2.5 oz  in a 14 day period. Products like concentrates and edibles use more to make- they count more towards your allotment. 

  • We offer assistance in obtaining allotment increases. Email us at for a consultation!

Why Should I Go With Green Mind Physicians?

  • Illinois is the first state we began operating and as such, we are fully aware of how frustrating the state of Illinois' online application process can be. We have certified thousands of patients in Illinois and are experts at getting patients registered. 

  • We offer professional assistance for full application completion. We’ll finish the whole thing and you just have to click to submit.

  • We are incredibly devoted to our patients. We’ve spent time on the phone with the state, updated registrations, and strongly advocate for all of our clients. Check out our reviews and read about us on reddit! 

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