How to Get a Michigan Medical Marijuana Card

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs offers a Medical Marijuana Program to eligible patients.

Who can qualify?

To get a Medical Marijuana Card in Michigan you must be a resident of Michigan and 18 years of age or older, or have a parent/guardian apply as a caregiver. You must also be diagnosed with one of the following conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Severe and persistent muscle spasms
  • HIV positive or AIDS
  • Hepatitis C
  • ALS
  • Glaucoma
  • Severe nausea
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Agitation of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Nail patella
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Severe, chronic pain
  • Seizures
  • PTSD

How much does it cost?

$60.00 for a patient application, an additional $25 for their caregiver, if applicable.

How do I apply?

To submit an application for a Michigan Medical Marijuana card do the following:

  1. Print out a copy of the Application for Registry Identification Card form
  2. Visit with your physician and have them complete the Physician Certification part of the form
  3. Gather the necessary documents, including valid identification and proof of residency.
  4. Pay the application fee by check or money order, made payable to “State of Michigan – MMMP”
  5. Submit the application by mail. A decision will be made within 20 business days from when the application is received. Receiving your registry card can take up to 5 weeks from when the application is received.



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