Virginia Medical Marijuana Card Online (Telemedicine)
Get your Virginia medical marijuana card online, from the comfort of your own home. Our physicians evaluate you via a scheduled video conference.
Click below to book your Virginia medical marijuana online evaluation:
How to Get a Virginia Medical Marijuana Card
Getting your Virginia medical marijuana card online just got much easier. Introducing Green Health Docs Virginia Telemedicine. No matter where you live in Virginia, our doctors can talk to you and help you get certified for medical cannabis in VA. That’s because our team now offers medical marijuana evaluations via telemedicine. Even if we don’t have a physical clinic nearby, you can still get evaluated by our doctors over video chat, at no extra cost. All you need to do is schedule above or you can call/text us at 1-877-242-0362 to set an appointment.
Once certified by the doctor, you will register your certification letter to receive your official Virginia medical marijuana card. For more information about how to qualify for medical cannabis in Virginia, or to view additional cannabis education resources, check out our Virginia medical marijuana FAQ.
Get a Virginia Medical Marijuana Card Online in 4 Easy Steps:
Schedule Your Appointment!
To get booked for a telemedicine evaluation, all you need to do is pick a time for your appointment and fill out the form above.
If you are confused, you can call or text our Virginia Green Health Docs support team at 1-877-242-0362.
Gather Proof of Residency Documentation
In order to register for your Virginia medical marijuana card you will need one of the following: a state ID or driver’s license.
If you have any questions, our support team can help. Just give us a call at 1-877-242-0362.
Speak With Our Doctors
Once you are set, all you need to do is have your video evaluation with one of our licensed medical marijuana physicians in Virginia. This appointment usually lasts 15 minutes.
The doctor will speak to you about your current medical conditions and how medical cannabis can help. They will then fill out a form (provided by the State of Virginia) that certifies you as a Virginia medical marijuana patient.
In order to register for your Virginia medical marijuana card you will need the following:
- Proof of identity in the form of a government-issued identification card;
- Proof of residency such as a government-issued identification card or tax receipt;
- If the patient is a minor, proof of the qualifying patient’s age in the form of a birth certification or other government-issued identification as well as proof of identity and residency for the parent or guardian
Proof of identification and residency, a copy of the written certification form, and the registration fee must be submitted with the Board of Pharmacy Application. An application for the parent/legal guardian must also be submitted when the patient is a minor or incapacitated adult.
For patients, the initial registration fee is $50 and the annual renewal fee is $50.
For parents or guardians, the initial registration fee is $25 and the annual renewal fee is $25.
Once the registration is issued, the patient (and parent/guardian, if applicable) should carry the board registration card and the written certification form any time the patient is in possession of the CBD/THC-A oil product.
1. Book Now
2. Gather Your Proof of Residency
3. Get Evaluated
4. ID Documentation
5. Submit Your Application
Virginia MMJ CARD FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: What are the qualifying conditions?
A: There are no specific qualifying conditions. Any diagnosis that your practitioner determines could benefit from medical marijuana can qualify. Some common conditions treated with MMJ include:
- Chronic pain
- Severe Nausea
- Epilepsy and other seizure disorders
- Neuropathic pain disorders
- Crohn’s disease
- Terminal illness
- Muscle spasms
- Anorexia and bulimia
- Cachexia and wasting syndrome
Q: Will insurance cover the fees involved with the MMJ programs?
A: Unfortunately, no. This is because cannabis is still illegal at a federal level.
Q: Will patients registration status be made available to the public?
A: No, you are protected under HIPAA Laws.
Q: Is CBD or THC-A oil currently available to obtain from a registered processor in Virginia?
A: No. It is anticipated that the first pharmaceutical processors will become operational by December 2019. It will take approximately 4-6 months to cultivate, produce, and test the products prior to dispensing. CBD and THC-A oil products are not expected to be available for purchase from the processors until Spring/Summer 2020, at the earliest.
Q: What types of medical marijuana will be available?
A: Strictly CBD and THC-A oil products with no more than five percent THC.
Q: Can I legally possess cannabis before the program is fully up and running?
A: The Board of Pharmacy recognizes that although CBD/THC-A oil products are not currently available to purchase in Virginia, patients may have acquired products from other sources. Individuals with a valid written certification issued by a practitioner have an affirmative defense in any prosecution involving marijuana in the form of CBD oil or THC-A oil.
Q: How much is the fee to register and obtain an MMJ card in Virginia?
A: For patients, the initial registration fee is $50 and the annual renewal fee is $50. For parents or guardians, the initial registration fee is $25 and the annual renewal fee is $25.
Q: How long does it take to receive my MMJ card?
A: Applications with the Board of Pharmacy are typically processed within 7-10 business days. Once approved, a board registration card will be sent out to the address provided.
Q: Are caregivers allowed?
A: Yes, for minors or incapacitated adults a parent or legal guardian must apply for board registration for both the patient and for himself or herself as the parent or legal guardian.