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A testing laboratory license allows a laboratory testing facility to analyze harvested and processed medical-use marijuana for the presence of harmful contaminants. Licensed labs may charge fees to other commercial licensees for compliance testing.

As a condition of licensure, all applicants must show documentation of accreditation to ISO 17025 standards by an accreditation body like the ANSI/ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB), American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation (PJLA), International Accreditation Service (IAS), or COLA.

Laboratories will only be permitted to report test results generated in their laboratory from methods for which they possess accreditation.

Licenses are available for Oklahoma residents who are at least 25 years old. All members, managers and board members of entity applicants must be Oklahoma residents, and entities must have at least 75% ownership by an Oklahoma resident.

Owners and officers must pass a background check.

Licensed laboratories must comply with Title 63 O.S. § 420 et seq. and the Oklahoma Administrative Code (OAC) 442:10. Licenses are valid for one year.

The nonrefundable application fee is $20,000 plus a $452.04 credit card processing fee for applications submitted on or after June 1, 2023.

OMMA processes commercial license applications within 90 business days.

Other restrictions and requirements apply. See the Commercial Application Checklist, our FAQs and our rules for more information.



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FAQs

  • Documentation of accreditation to ISO 17025 standards by an accreditation body such as ANSI/ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB), American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation (PJLA), International Accreditation Service (IAS), or COLA. Laboratories will only be permitted to report test results generated in their laboratory from methods they possess accreditation for.
  • Applicants must be 25 or older.
  • Individual applicants must be Oklahoma residents.
  • Members, managers, and board members of entity applicants must all be Oklahoma residents.
  • Entities must show that at least 75% ownership held by an Oklahoma resident.
  • All owners and officers must provide a background check; nonviolent felony convictions in the last two years and any other felony conviction in the last five years for any owner will disqualify the applicant.
  • Unless the business entity is a sole Proprietorship or general Partnership, the applying entity must submit a copy of the Oklahoma Secretary of State’s certificate of good standing document. For more information, visit the Secretary of State’s website.
  • Applicants must supply a Certificate of Compliance for their business location.
  • Nobody with ownership interest in the business can be a sheriff, deputy sheriff, police officer or prosecuting officer, or an officer or employee of OMMA or a municipality in which the commercial entity is located.
  • Applicants must supply ownership disclosure documentation.
  • Nobody who is a direct beneficial owner of a licensed dispensary, commercial grower, or processor may be an owner of a licensed laboratory.
  • Oklahoma residency can be established by providing a digital, color copy of a combination of the following documents that provide proof of Oklahoma residency for the duration of the 2 or 5 years:
    • Oklahoma driver’s license (front and back)
    • Oklahoma identification card (front and back)
    • Utility bills, excluding cellular telephone and internet bills
    • A residential property deed to property in the State of Oklahoma
    • A current rental agreement for residential property located in the State of Oklahoma
    • Other documentation deemed sufficient by OMMA
  • Proof of identity can be established by providing a digital, color copy of one of the following unexpired, valid documents:
    • Oklahoma driver’s license (front and back)
    • Oklahoma identification card (front and back)
    • U.S. passport or other photo identification issued by the U.S government
    • Tribal identification card approved for identification purposes by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety:
      • U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs identification card or a Oklahoma tribal photo identification cards: Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, Kiowa, Comanche, Apache of Oklahoma, Absentee Shawnee, Cheyenne-Arapaho, Choctaw, Delaware, Caddo Nation of Oklahoma issued on or after Jan. 8, 2008.
  • Each owner will need to supply an Affidavit of Lawful Presence Form and supporting documentation if they are not a U.S. citizen.

Watch our videos about how to apply for a testing laboratory license. 

The application fee for at testing laboratory license is $20,000 for applications submitted on or after June 1, 2023. Application fees will be paid by Visa, MasterCard, or Discover credit or debit card. An additional credit card processing fee will be added to the transaction. These application and processing fees are non-refundable. The payment will not be refunded for applications not approved.

Testing laboratory licenses are valid for one year, unless revoked by OMMA.

A transporter license is issued simultaneously with commercial grower, processor, dispensary and laboratory licenses. It allows those licensees, through their licensed transport agents, to transport their own medical marijuana and medical marijuana products. Commercial licensees use their business account to apply on behalf of their employees for OMMA-issued transporter agent licenses. Anyone driving a vehicle transporting products between licensed businesses must have a transporter license and transporter agent license identification card.

Notify OMMA by filling out our Notice of Loss/Theft Form as soon as you realize product is unaccounted for because of a natural disaster. Please provide the business name, license number and details about the missing product, including Metrc RFID tag numbers if known.

Go to our Change of Ownership page for details.

A new attestation form along with the state background check will temporarily meet the national background check requirement included in HB 2095 (2023). All persons of interest and Transporter Agents must upload:

You may find rule citations on this page helpful. For a more comprehensive understanding, review all OMMA Rules at omma.ok.gov/rules. If you have questions about the rules, OMMA encourages you to seek legal counsel.

Last Modified on Jun 07, 2024