Maryland Medical Cannabis Patient ID Cards
ONLY THE MARYLAND MEDICAL CANNABIS COMMISSION (MMCC) ISSUES ID CARDS
NO OTHER ENTITY IS AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE
MARYLAND MEDICAL CANNABIS ID CARDS
DO NOT BE A VICTIM OF FRAUD
Steps to Obtain a Patient ID Card:
- Step 1. Submit an online patient application. Wait to receive approval from MMCC and your MMCC-issued ID Number.
- Step 2. Obtain a valid written certification from a physician registered with MMCC.
- Step 3. After receiving a written certification, log in to the Patient Registry (with the username and password you selected during registration) and purchase an ID Card for a fee of $50. Be sure to have your credit or debit card available for payment. Your Patient ID Card will be mailed to you.
Photo Requirements for Registration
Examples of acceptable photos:
If your photo does not meet the stated guidelines, your application will be returned.
In general, your photo must look like a passport or driver’s license
photo. Specifically, it must adhere to the following requirements:
- Must be a clear, color photograph of the head and shoulders
- Must be an image file (.jpg, .png or .gif) no larger than 3 MB in size
- Sized to 2 x 2 inches with dimensions in a square aspect ratio;
minimum acceptable dimensions are 600 x 600 pixels, maximum acceptable
dimensions are 1200 x 1200 pixels
- Scanned at a resolution of 300 pixels per inch
- Taken within the last six months to reflect your current appearance
- Taken in front of a plain white or off-white background
- Taken in full-face view directly facing the camera with nothing obscuring the face, such as a hat or sunglasses
- Taken with a neutral facial expression (preferred) or a natural smile, and with both eyes open
- Photo may not be digitally enhanced or altered to change your appearance in any way
For more examples of acceptable and unacceptable photos, visit the Passport Photos page of the US Department of State website. NOTE: Please do not
use the photo cropping tool on the Passport Photos page; simply view
the photos provided as samples of what is and is not acceptable.