How to Get a Vermont Medical Marijuana Card

The Vermont Department of Public Safety offers medical marijuana cards to eligible patients through the Marijuana Registry.

Who Can Qualify?

To be eligible for a Vermont medical marijuana card you must be a resident of Vermont and 18 years of age or older, or have a parent/guardian register as a caregiver. You also need a diagnosis from a qualified physician with one of these conditions:

  • Cancer
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • HIV positive or AIDS
  • Glaucoma
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • PTSD (must be undergoing psychotherapy or
    counseling with a licensed mental health care provider)
  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Chronic pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures

How Much Does it Cost?

There is a $50 application fee payable by check or money order

How Do I Apply?

These are the steps to apply for a medical marijuana card in Vermont:

  1. Print out the Health Care Professional Verification form
  2. Visit with your physician and have them complete the form
  3. Obtain a passport-style digital photo of your face. The photo should be submitted by email to the Department of Public Safety Marijuana Registry. If you do not have internet access the photo can be submitted on a CD by mail.
  4. Print out and complete a Registered Patient Application
  5. Include the application fee payment
  6. Mail the completed application to the Department of Public Safety Marijuana Registry

The application will be decided on within 30 days of being received. If it is approved a registry identification card will be mailed.

 


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