Originally called the Municipal ID card, the CityKey is an optional, valid, government-issued photo identification card for all Chicago residents regardless of a resident’s housing status, criminal record, immigration status or gender identity.The CityKey is not only a valid, government-issued ID card, but also serve as your library and Ventra cards.
You can learn more about how to get a CityKey by visiting https://chicityclerk.com/chicagocitykey
You can simply show the RxBIN, RxGroup numbers on the back of your CityKey card to a pharmacist to receive discounts on your prescription medication.

Chicago CityKey
No. We do not require, sell or share/re-market your personal data.
No. The card is absolutely free to use!
Yes. Anyone can use the card, there are no restrictions or pre-qualifications. The card can be used by Individuals and family members regardless of a person’s health, age, immigration status, or income, and there are no limits on how many times it can be used.
There are over 60,000 prescriptions medications discounted, both brand name and generic medications. The prescription discount card also covers some pet medications! Check to see if your specific medication is discounted using our Prescription Drug Pricing Tool on this page.
No. This prescription discount card does not require registration or any pre-qualifications. Simply print, text or email a card to yourself and provide the card to your pharmacist at checkout for instant savings.
There are over 59,000 pharmacies in network. The prescription discount card can be used at all major pharmacy chains, and many independent pharmacies in all 50 states and all U.S. territories, including Puerto Rico, Guam, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
You can find a pharmacy near you by using the pharmacy locator on this page.
You can save up to 80% on an individual prescription. Savings may be greater or less than 80%, in 2017 the average savings using our card was 68%. Check to see how much you can save today by entering your prescription into our RX Savings calculator.
No. There is no expiration date and no limit on usage.
No. You can use one card for your entire family; each family member must have a unique ID number. This may be accomplished by adding a 01, 02, etc. for dependents at the end of the original ID number. Refresh the page to obtain an additional card or call us at 1-800-932-8872
No. Two cards may not be used at the same time – so unfortunately, you can’t combine both insurance savings and card savings. However, if a prescription drug is not covered by your insurance, use the prescription discount card to receive your discount. Note: If your prescription is covered by insurance, compare the price with insurance applied to the price with the card discount – and choose whichever price is cheaper!
Yes, occasionally. If a health insurance prescription plan does not cover a certain prescription medication, the card may provide a discount. The card can also be used to fill pet prescriptions, as long as the prescription can be filled at a pharmacy.
Medicare Part D participants are usually 65 years old or older. There is a gap in participant coverage that is called the “donut hole” where Medicare participants must pay out-of-pocket up to a certain amount. The prescription discount card provides an option to help participants in the “donut hole” get relief from high prescription drug prices.
No. The card is not insurance and it is not intended to replace insurance.