Get a Medical Cannabis Card

in New Jersey

HOW TO APPLY FOR A MEDICAL CARD IN NJ

  1. 1 Maintain a bonafide relationship with a physician who is registered with the New Jersey Division of Medicinal Marijuana (NJDMM).
  2. 2 Be an New Jersey resident.
  3. 3 Suffer from one or more of the 17 approved debilitating medical conditions.
  4. 4 Have your doctor with whom you maintain a bonafide relationship with certify with the New Jersey Division of Medicinal Marijuana that you may receive medical cannabis to treat your condition.
    1. aThe doctor will do this online – https://njmmp.nj.gov/njmmp/
    2. bThe doctor will provide you (the patient) with a reference number.
  5. 5 After you (the patient) attain the reference number from your doctor, you use it to register on https://njmmp.nj.gov/njmmp/
  6. 6 After registering, the NJDMM will review the registration and contact you (the patient) via email (if approved) to pay the applicable fee
  7. 7 After paying the fee, you (the patient) will receive your State issued patient card in the mail.
  8. 8 You (the patient) do not need to activate your card, (although you may need to call the NJDMM to verify you received it). You can immediately call the ATC you registered with to make an appointment.

VISIT A PHYSICIAN

Have an approved physician certify that you suffer from one of the debilitating medical conditions that qualify for medical cannabis use under the New Jersey Division of Medicinal Marijuana. You will be provided a reference number from your physician.

REGISTER ONLINE

Create a profile in the New Jersey Division of Medicinal Marijuana using the reference number provided by your physician and submit the required documents.

PAY FOR YOUR CARD

Patients will pay $100 every 2 years ($20 if reduced fee eligible). Once you have received an email from the Department of Health approving your application, you will be able to pay for your Medical Cannabis ID card.

MEDICAL CANNABIS CARD APPLICATION PROCESS

  1. 1 Attending Physician Statement with a reference number.
    Note: if a patient does not get a reference number from their doctor, they will not be able to register. The reference number is printed on the Attending Physician Statement.
  2. 2 Go to the Patient and Caregiver Registry and fill out your information to create a patient profile.
  3. 3 Return to the Patient and Caregiver Registry and pay a $100 fee every 2 years ($20 if reduced fee eligible) fee to obtain a medical marijuana card.
  4. 4 Visit The Apothecarium NJ with your new ID card!

APPLY FOR A MEDICAL CANNABIS CARD

Get started with the application process today! Follow the link below to join the patient registry and take the first step toward obtaining your Medical Cannabis ID card.

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Reduced fee eligible means:

Senior Citizen, age 65 and older

 

Military Veteran (submit DD-214 Form)​


Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI)​


Submit "Verification of Benefits" letter from SSA.GOV​


NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)​


NJ Medicaid​


NJ Temporary Disability Benefits​


Medicare-under the age of 65​

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