Background Checks for Illinois Dispensaries


  • Medical YES
  • Recreational NO
  • Age 21+
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License(s) Required

You must be sponsored through the licenses State of Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program to work in the industry.

Requirements & Application Process

Currently, the IDFPR is not accepting new applications for adult-use dispensing organization licenses. The first-round application window has closed, and the first 75 licenses are being issued.

Background Check Requirements

Must pass a Level 2 Background Screening with the Illinois Department of Health – Office of Medical Marijuana Use and submit to Livescan fingerprinting. 

This data is for information only. It is not meant to be all inclusive and is provided using the best information available by state regulators.
It is also not updated in real time, therefore some small inaccuracies may exist.

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