MED Application and Licensing

License Application
Employees (Occupational) 
Investors/Other Interests
Medical Marijuana Businesses 
Owners (Associated Key)
Responsible Vendor Training
MED Approval Application
Retail Marijuana Businesses 
License Renewal Applications
Associated Key Renewal 
Occupational License Renewal
Business License Renewal
License Modifications
Change of Location
Change of Ownership
Change of Trade Name 
Modification of Premises
MED Applications & Forms Page

Statement of Understanding
When the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) accepts an application for a Business or Individual License, each applicant must read, initial and sign a MED Statement of Understanding specific to the type of application submitted. This document serves as an agreement between the individual and MED that, upon receipt of a MED Business or Individual License, the holder of the license will comply with all applicable Colorado statute and regulations. 

All initial licensing applicants are required to visit a MED Office in so that their fingerprints may be taken with the submission of their application:

  • Occupational license applicants may visit any of the four MED offices to submit an application
  • Owner/Investors are required to visit the Lakewood Office 
  • All Business License applicants are required to visit the Lakewood Office

Payment Options: 

  • Only the Denver Office can accept cash payments, which must be made in exact change
  • Only the Denver Office can accept credit cards 
  • The Colorado Springs, Grand Junction and Longmont offices can only accept checks or money orders
  • No third-party checks can be accepted
  • Retail Marijuana Local Authority fees may only be paid with a check or money order  
  • The MED will not accept checks that are not pre-printed by the financial institutional (for example temporary bank checks for new accounts).  Hand-written financial institution information is NOT acceptable. 

Fee Schedule, August 1, 2018