How to Get a Utah Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Card

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What is a Utah Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Card

The Utah out-of-state medical cannabis card is a temporary medical cannabis card issued to non-Utah residents who are medical cannabis cardholders in their home state to allow them to buy and use medical cannabis in Utah.

Who Can Apply for a Utah Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Card?

A Utah out-of-state medical cannabis card is available to non-residents diagnosed with a qualifying condition as determined by Utah law. These conditions include:

  • Cachexia
  • Cancer
  • Acute pain
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) or HIV
  • Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis
  • Epilepsy or debilitating seizures
  • Persistent pain lasting longer than two weeks
  • Autism
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Multiple sclerosis or persistent and debilitating muscle spasms
  • A terminal medical condition when the patient's life expectancy is no more than 6 months
  • An illness resulting in a patient receiving hospice care
  • A rare disease or condition affecting less than 200,000 individuals in the United States, and that is not adequately managed despite treatment attempts using conventional medications (other than opioids or opiates) or physical interventions

How to Get a Utah Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Card

To get a Utah out-of-state medical cannabis card, follow these steps:

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Visit the Utah Electronic Verification System: The Utah medical cannabis program requires applicants first to establish a Utah-ID account in order to set up a user ID and password for the Electronic Verification System. On the EVS, click “create an account” to start the account creation process or perform this step in advance at id.utah.gov

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Select "Patient Registration"

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On the registration screen, select registration type “Non-Utah Resident” and ensure all other required fields are completed

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From the home page, hover over “Tracking Inbox” and then select "New Patient" under the "Patient" tab

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Select the applicant type “I am applying for myself” or “I am applying for my minor child.” Complete all required fields in the Patient Information and Patient Proof of Identity section

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Use the blue “Browse” button to upload a copy of your current out-of-state Medical Cannabis patient card

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Select "Save" at the bottom left of the screen

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After, your card will be in status "awaiting payment." Select the "Payment" tab to enter a credit card payment

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Select the blue “click here to pay” button. This will prompt your browser to open a new payment window. Follow the payment instructions on the Utah GOVPAY payment screens

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When your payment has been completed successfully, it will return you to the Payment listing in your EVS account. Use the blue "Patient" link in the breadcrumb trail to return to your patient information and confirm your updated status

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Your status will now be “Awaiting State Review.” A staff of the Medical Cannabis program will review the Non-Resident application and activate your card on your requested activation date. When your medical cannabis card has been approved, you will receive an electronic mail with a copy of your card to print or download to your phone

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To verify receipt of the medical cannabis card, you may contact the Utah medical cannabis program by calling (801) 538-6504. Once your medical cannabis card has been issued, you can buy medical cannabis products from approved medical cannabis pharmacies in the state. You must bring your medical cannabis card and a valid photo ID, such as a driver's license, to the pharmacy. Note that prior to your first purchase as a medical cannabis cardholder in Utah, you must consult with a medical cannabis pharmacist. Some of the state's approved medical cannabis pharmacies require an appointment made in advance for consultation.

What Information Do I Need to Apply for a Utah Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Card?

When applying for a Utah out-of-state MMJ card, you must provide your:

  • Full name
  • Qualifying condition
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Gender
  • Address (apartment number, city, zip code, and state)
  • Email address
  • Phone number
  • State-issued ID number
  • State-issued ID issue date
  • State-issued ID expiration date
  • The last four digits of your Social Security number

What Documentation is Required to Apply for a Utah Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Card?

When completing your application for a Utah out-of-state medical cannabis card, you will be required to provide the following:

  • Current out-of-state patient cannabis card issued by your home state
  • State-issued ID card

How Much Does a Utah Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Card Cost?

It costs $15 to obtain a Utah out-of-state medical cannabis card. Renewal for another 21 days also costs $15.

How Long Can I Use a Utah Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Card?

The Utah out-of-state medical cannabis card is valid for 21 days. However, the state allows non-residents to be issued two 21-day cards every calendar year.

Are Caregiver Medical Cannabis Cards Required for Minors with Utah Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Cards?

Utah does not issue out-of-state caregiver medical cannabis cards, as caregivers are required to be Utah residents. However, a minor who qualifies to be issued an out-of-state patient card must have their parent or legal guardian complete their application online via the Utah EVS.

What Information Appears on a Utah Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Card?

A Utah out-of-state medical cannabis card includes the following information:

  • The patient’s full name
  • The patient’s ID number
  • The patient’s date of birth
  • The card’s issue date
  • The expiration date of the card
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