How to Qualify in Pennsylvania

The steps in applying for a MMCC Identification Card in the State of Pennsylvania are as follows:

Step 1: REGISTER

  • Visit the Patient and Caregiver Registry: medicalmarijuana.pa.gov and create a patient profile.
  • Ensure that the information you enter matches your state issued ID EXACTLY.
  • Type in all caps.
  • Do not use spaces or dashes between identification numbers.
  • Do not use any punctuation in your address.

Step 2: GET CERTIFIED BY A PHYSICIAN

  • Visit a physician that is registered with the PA medical cannabis program.
  • Receive a certification that you suffer from one of the qualifying conditions to receive a medical cannabis ID card.

Step 3: MAKE PAYMENT

  • Return to the Patient and Caregiver Registry and pay the $50.00 fee for your medical cannabis ID card.
  • Wait for your ID card to arrive before obtaining medical cannabis from an approved PA dispensary.

The steps in applying for Caregivers are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the Patients and Caregiver Registry and create a caregiver profile. Do not use any punctuation in your address.

Step 2: Complete a criminal background check.

Step 3: Complete an “Authorization to Designate a Third-Party Caregiver” form.

Step 4: Once the patient has their physician certification, return to the Patient and Caregiver Registry, and pay the $50.00 fee for your medical cannabis ID card.

 

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