Process to Register as
an Adult Patient (18+ years of age)
the process defined below, as well as in the Process Overview and Quick Reference Card documents, to register as an adult patient.
Acceptable forms of identification:
If the identification you provide is not a Maryland driver’s
license or MVA ID Card, OR does not identify your current residential address,
you must also provide two (2) of the
following source documents as proof of your current Maryland address.
§ Must include the
applicant's name and residence address.
§ May not be from the same business, company or
§ Must reflect an issuance date within the
previous 90 days.
o Maryland vehicle registration card or title;
o Utility, telephone or cable/satellite TV bill;
o Checking or savings account statement;
o Property tax bill or receipt;
o Mortgage account or proof of home ownership
(Deed, Title, Bill of Sale or Statement from Maryland Assessment and Taxation);
o Residential rental contract (apartment lease
or other rental of real property)(current formal contract or agreement between
landlord and tenant which includes all signatures);
o First class or priority mail from a federal,
state or local government agency to include the contents and envelope;
o Installment contract from a bank or other
o Major credit card and Department/Retail store
credit card bills (Wal-Mart, Sears, Lowe's, Exxon, etc);
o Residential service contract (refers to
services performed at the address of residence; for example, cable or satellite
television, TV repairs, lawn service or exterminator contract);
o Selective Service Card.
Non-Maryland Residents must provide:
If providing government identification that does not list a
current address, then you must also two
(2) of the following source documents as proof of your current Maryland
Acceptable proof that the patient is in the State to receive
Generally, the photo should look like a driver’s license or
passport photo. Specifically, it must be a clear, color photo
of the patient’s unobscured face taken within the last six
months to reflect the patient’s current appearance and feature a plain
white or off-white background. The patient must be clothed, directly
facing the camera with both eyes open and should have
either a neutral facial expression or a natural smile.
The file must be an image file (.jpg, .png or .gif) no
larger than 3 MB in size and may not be digitally enhanced or
altered in a way that changes the patient’s appearance.
Examples of acceptable photos:
If your photo does not meet the stated
guidelines, your application will be returned.
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.
Patients in hospice care may elect to submit a
letter from the attending hospice physician in lieu of a recent photo. The letter must be from the Attending of
Hospice Record (AOHR) physician on hospice letterhead stating that the patient
is a hospice patient under his or her care. It may be uploaded in either
.jpg or .pdf format.
Completed applications will be reviewed by MMCC and you will
receive a follow up email advising whether or not your application has been
approved. Please retain the approval email for your records. It
contains your Username, which you will need to log in to the Patient Registry,
as well as your MMCC Patient ID Number, which your physician will need to issue
your written certification for medical cannabis. Once you have a written
certification, you will also need to provide your Patient ID Number when
visiting a licensed dispensary to purchase medical cannabis.
receiving MMCC approval, you are ready to visit a provider registered with
MMCC to obtain a valid certification. Once fully registered and in
possession of a valid certification, you may visit a licensed Maryland
dispensary to purchase medical cannabis and, in addition, are eligible to
purchase an optional patient ID card for a fee of $50.
Please be sure to have your MMCC Patient ID Number with you when
you visit your provider and the dispensary.
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