Cannabis Card Sacramento, Steps & Process  

Cannabis ID Card Steps and process

Membership Cannabis Card Application Procedure

To apply for Cannabis Card membership you will need the following :

1) Valid current ID from the following list:

  • California Drivers License
  • California ID

2) Completed physicians form (which must meet the following)

  • must be currently dated, usually within the last six months
  • be signed by an MD certified in California
  • have the physician's phone number for verification
  • have a diagnosis of your condition (optional on note)
  • state that the physician recommends/approves of the patient's use of cannabis
  • indicate the physician has discussed the advantages and disadvantages of using medical cannabis and agrees to monitor the patient's use of cannabis

3) Completed Authorization for Release of Patient Status form

The physician may write their own letter or use ours. After we receive your documentation it will take several days to process it. When your medical information is verified, we will call you to inform you that you may come in and complete the enrollment process. Please do not call us unless you do not hear from us within five business days. Processing your membership can take several business days, but depends on your doctor's recommendation being verified. If you are coming from far away, please mail or fax your documentation before your visit so that you are verified when you arrive. Be sure to include your phone number and your doctor's phone number. ID Card expiration date is set from the date of your Doctor's recommendation no more then one year.

4) For Patients requiring a Caregiver ID Card

  • Patient must be a current Patient ID Center Member to have caregiver form filed
  • Patient and Caregiver need to complete primary caregiver certification
  • individual patients are allowed up to three caregivers
  • caregiver must be over 18 with current drivers license or ID from California DMV