How To Apply

How To Apply

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Now Accepting Cannabis Business Applications 

​The Kentucky Office of Medical Cannabis ​​is accepting applications for cannabis business licenses through the online Business Licensing Application portal. The portal will remain open from July 1, 2024 until August 31, 2024 at 11:59:59PM EST for application submissions.

SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE: Please note that the Business Licensing Application portal will be offline for scheduled maintenance on the following dates and times:

  • ​Wednesday, July 31, 2024 from 9:00 PM EST to 1:00 AM EST
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2024 from 11:59 PM EST to approximately 3:00 AM EST
  • Wednesday, September 4, 2024 from 9:00 PM EST to 1:00 AM EST

Access to the portal will resume following completion of each scheduled maintenance.​


Click the button below to create an account or access the portal.​​​​


When initially registering, please click the "register" button on the top right corner of the above link. When creating an account and answering the question, "what type of application would you like to get started with?," please select "business." ​

For technical support and payment questions regarding your application, please contact Tyler Technologies Kentucky at nlssupport-ky-chfs@tylertech.com or (502) 875-3733. For any questions regarding the Kentucky Medical Cannabis Program, please review materials on this website for more information. 

Please note that questions submitted outside of normal business hours or on holidays or weekends will be addressed as soon as possible when business resumes.​​




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Review the resources below to learn more:


Kentucky Medical Cannabis Industry Guide to Worker Safety and Health

Guidance re Provisional Licenses, Change of Location Requests, and Lottery Selection for Dispensary Licenses​​