How to Get a Montana Medical Marijuana Card

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services offers medical marijuana cards to eligible patients through the Medical Marijuana Program.

Who Can Qualify?

To be eligible for a Montana Medical Marijuana Card you must be a resident of Montana and 18 years of age or older, or have a parent/guardian apply and provide consent. Minors must receive signatures from two doctors to qualify. You must also be diagnosed with one of the following conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Glaucoma
  • HIV positive or AIDS
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Severe chronic pain
  • Intractable nausea or vomiting
  • Epilepsy or an intractable seizure disorder
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Painful peripheral neuropathy
  • A central nervous system disorder that causes chronic, painful spasticity or musclespasms
  • Being admitted into a hospice
  • PTSD

How Much Does it Cost?

There is a $5 application fee.

How Do I Apply?

To apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in Montana go through the following steps:

  1. Print out a copy of the Physician Statement form
  2. Visit with your physician (must be a MD or DO licensed in Montana and registered with the Medical Marijuana Program) and have them fill out the Physician Statement form
  3. Obtain a photocopy of your Montana state ID or driver’s license
  4. Print out and complete the Registered Cardholder Application form, including the application fee which must be paid by check or money order
  5. Mail the application to the address listed on the application


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