REGISTER TO BECOME A MEDICAL CANNABIS PATIENT IN MARYLAND
What you will need:
1. A valid, accessible email account.
2. The last four digits of your Social Security Number
3. An electronic copy of a valid government-issued photo ID
4. Proof that applicant lives in Maryland
(All documents must be dated within the past 90 days)
Accepted forms of identification:
• Driver’s license
• State issued photo Identification card
• Military ID (both front and back)
• US Passport
If the identification you provide is not a Maryland driver’s license or MVA ID Card OR does not identify your current address, you must also provide two of the following documents as proof of your current Maryland address:
Note: Documents must include the applicant's name and address. Documents may not be from the same two agencies. (i.e. Two documents issued by MVA).
• MVA registration card or title
• Utility, telephone or cable/satellite TV bill
• Bank account statement
• Property tax bill
• Mortgage statement or proof of home ownership (Deed, Title, Bill of Sale)
• Major credit card bill (Visa, MasterCard, Wal-Mart, Target, etc.)
• Residential rental contract (lease or rental contract between landlord and tenant which includes all signatures).
• Selective Service Card
• Federal, state or local government mail issued by the state of Maryland (ie. Social Security, social services)
• Car insurance policy
All documents must be dated within the past 90 days.
An electronic copy of a clear, recent photograph. We strongly recommend using a free, highly-rated passport photo app widely available for download via the App Store, Google Play Store or anywhere apps are available.
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 patient must not be
wearing a hat, head covering, sunglasses or dark glasses.
The file must be an image file (.jpg) 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.
VA and Medicaid Recipient Patient ID Card Fee Waiver
If you are a qualifying patient who is enrolled in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program or the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System, you are eligible for a waiver of the $50 fee for the patient ID card.
In order to receive the ID card fee waiver, you must fill out the online patient registration form and provide the following documentation:
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.
After 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 will be able to
print your temporary MMCC patient ID card, this will be required to purchase
medical cannabis from a licensed Maryland dispensary.
Please be sure to have your MMCC Patient ID Number with you when
you visit your provider and the dispensary.
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