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nuEra can help you get your MED card

Please enter your info below to get an email with step by step instructions about how to Get Your Med Card. If you would like our help with this process please click this link to book a private consultation with our staff.


*All new Medical Patients get $100 in discounts at nuEra!

Register Online!

During the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, examinations for Medical Cannabis Certification completion may be done by telemedicine (online video chat) until further notice. In-person appointments will not be required.

Step 1

Set up an appointment with a doctor, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner to confirm your qualifying condition and process your qualification registration.

qualifying conditions
Step 2

Identification – make sure you have a valid non-expired IL Driver’s License or State ID plus two 2×2 inch passport pictures for the registration application process.

Step 3

Get yourself online and register through the state’s online application portal.

Registration fees were just decreased by 50%!

online application portal link
Find a Doctor

If you need help finding the right doctor, here is a great resource: Illinois Medical Marijuana Doctors.

Passport Pictures

Passport pictures are easy to get made at Walgreens, CVS, FedEx  and many other stores.


1 year = $50, 2 year = $100, 3 year = $125. Further reductions for Veterans, Seniors and SSID as well.



Need Help?

Finding the application process too difficult? Book a consultation with one of our staff members and we’ll help you every step of the way!


Information for Veterans

There are so many different ways Medical Cannabis can help the men and women who have served our country. Veterans need to confirm through the office of Veteran Affairs that they are permitted to use medical marijuana as part of their certified provider recommendation without consequence to their current position or health care system. If permitted, follow the steps above.

Patient at a VA Facility?

If you are currently receiving care at a V.A. Hospital, you do NOT need to provide a physician’s written certification

Forms Needed

You will a valid ID as well as copies of the following forms: VA Form 10-5345 and VA Form DD214

Vets get 10% discount at NuEra

As a token of our appreciation for your service, Veteran Medical Patients qualify for a 10% discount at all NuEra locations 

Opioid Alternative Pilot Program

If you are an IL resident age 21 or older and have been prescribed and opioid or have a health condition or disease for which you could be prescribed an opioid, you may be eligible.


The fee is only $10 per 90-day period and also allows you to get your card within 24 hours of completing the necessary steps

More Info

Check out this detailed brochure about the Opioid Alternative Pilot Program to find out if you qualify and how to enter the program

Heads Up

Before you register, a doctor must complete a physician certification indicating that you have a prescription for an opiod or could be prescribed an opioid

OAPP Patient Brochure