Medical marijuana application tips


Follow these tips to help make sure your application is processed quickly. 

Tips for all applicants

1. Gather all required documents before applying 
  • Review this list to be sure you have everything you need before you begin the application process.
  • Be sure you have a PDF or JPEG copy of your valid Colorado ID or driver’s license.
  • Invalid ID’s, expired ID’s  and un-certified documents will not be accepted.
2. Choose a username and password that are easy to remember
  • If your account is locked you can use the reset password feature to create a new password and unlock your account.
  • After 3 incorrect password attempts your account will be locked
3. Submit correct information 
Provider Certification
During your appointment, ask your provider to verify that all information on your provider certification is correct. Providers can make updates to information on physician certifications at any time. 
  • Double-check that all the information on your application is correct before clicking "submit."
  • You can correct your information until you add your physician certification.    
Tips for applying on behalf of a minor or another person as a legal representative 
1. Create the online account under the primary parent or legal representative's name
The email and username on the applicant’s online account should be created under the primary parent or legal representative's name.
2. Have the primary parent or legal representative sign their name on the application 
Make sure the primary parent or legal representative signs or types their own name on the “signature” line on the application. Minors are not able to sign their applications. 
3. Upload a copy of the notarized minor consent form
  • Only parents of minors complete this form.
  • If the secondary parent lives in Colorado, make sure he or she signs this form as well.
  • Download the minor consent form

4.  Make sure that all of your documents, including birth certificates and court orders establishing custody, are certified copies

Before you upload the minor’s birth certificate make sure:

  • The birth certificate is certified
  • All four corners of the document are visible 
  • All information can be easily read  
  • Note: If you are unsure if your document is certified, contact the issuing state’s vital records office

Before you upload a certified court order proving custody, such as a parenting plan make sure:

  • Your court order is certified
  • You have included all pages of the court order
  • All four corners each page are visible
  • All information can be easily read 
  • Note: If you are unsure if your document is certified, contact the court directly.

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