Retailer Support

Setting Up Your OCS Wholesale Purchasing Account

By May 8, 2020 February 18th, 2021 No Comments

Licensed Retailers in Ontario can only purchase legal cannabis products through OCS Wholesale.  After you have received your license, you will be assigned a secure OCS Purchasing Account and will be able to order from our wide assortment of cannabis products and accessories.

In order to set up an OCS purchasing account, Licensed Retailers are required to provide the following information and documents. If you require assistance or have any questions regarding account set up, please submit them through the Contact Portal.

  • Legal business name
  • Key contact person for invoicing
  • Key contact person for order placement (must hold either a Retail Operator License or Retail Manager License)
  • Primary and secondary contact person(s) to receive store deliveries
  • Banking name, address and account information
  • Store address (for delivery)
  • Billing address (if different from store address)
  • Retail Operator License Number (per AGCO)
  • Retail Store Authorization Number (per AGCO)
  • Retail Manager License Number – if applicable (per AGCO)
  • Signed Pre-Authorized Debit (PAD) Agreement (per Schedule B in Retailer Agreement)
  • **General Liability Insurance Certificate (with OCS insured as a certificate holder) 

NOTE: Insurance inaccuracies can cause delays in setting up an OCS account and placing an initial order. Please ensure you, as the Retailer add OCS as an additional insured. Your insurance certificate must be dated prior to your first order and state the value of Commercial General Liability Insurance in the amount of, not less than Five Million Dollars ($5,000,000) per occurrence, as per section 16.1 of the Retailer Agreement. In addition, you must add Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation doing business as Ontario Cannabis Store; this is required to be additionally insured on your insurance policy. The policy must have the same name on the insurance as is named the on the CROL.

We will begin to accept insurance coverage of $5 million per occurrence effective immediately for new Retailers. Existing Retailers may apply this change to one of the following:
    – The date you can amend your existing insurance policy with your insurance provider; or
    – The date of your next insurance policy renewal.
This change will be incorporated into section 16.1 of the Retailer Agreement once renewed, on or in advance of February 21, 2021.