Arizona State Process

Congratulations on getting approved for an Arizona medical card. Per state regulations, you must complete the state application within 90 days of certification.

Here's a guide on what you need to do next.

If you're an existing medical card holder, click here for renewal instructions.

Before you start, have these supporting documents ready:

  • Current photograph of the patient
    • Taken no more than 60 days before the submission of the application
    • Full frontal view of the patient, without a hat or headgear, with a plain white or off-white background
  • Copy of valid ID
  • Completed Medical Marijuana Physician Certification Form (provided by Leafwell)
  • Signed and dated Medical Marijuana Patient Attestation form (required only if you do not consent to an electronic signature)
  • Credit, debit, or prepaid card (Visa or Mastercard only)
  • SNAP documentation (if applicable)

Getting Your Arizona Medical Marijuana Card

  1. Create an account with the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) Individual Licensing Portal.
  2. Set your password using the temporary link sent to your email.
  3. Log into the Licensing portal, then select the Individual Portal tile.
  4. Select the Add a new license tile, and then select the Marijuana tile.
  5. Select New Patient Application.
  6. Review the agreement to receive notices from the department before clicking Agree and Proceed.
  7. Complete the Identification Information section.
    1. Enter your First and Last name exactly as it appears in the electronic copy of your photo identification.
    2. A valid mailing address must be provided. P.O. Box will not be accepted as a residential address.
  8. Enter Residence Address information.
  9. Review the 'Consent to Sign electronically' agreement. If you do not consent to sign electronically, you will need to upload a signed Medical Marijuana Patient Attestation form.
  10. Place your signature in the box and then click Accept.
  11. Caregiver Information: select response – If yes, complete available fields with Caregiver information.
  12. Select a response in the Request to Cultivate section, and then click Save & Continue.
  13. Enter Physician’s Information. The Physician Information section must match the signed physician certification form.
  14. Enter Qualifying Health Condition, and then click Save & Continue.
  15. View Other Information Section.
  16. Check the appropriate box for Clinical Studies.
  17. Check the appropriate box for SNAP Eligibility. If yes is selected and SNAP Eligibility documentation is not valid or current, ADHS will send a notification to pay the remaining application amount before the application can be approved.
  18. Select Save & Continue.
  19. Upload all required supporting documentation indicated by the red asterisk (*).
    1. Note: If you provided an electronic signature, you are not required to upload an electronic copy of the Patient attestation.
  20. Upload SNAP documentation if applicable.
  21. Click Save & Continue.
  22. Review the Application sections before continuing to payment.
  23. Once application data is verified, click Submit & Go to Payment to proceed to enter payment information.
  24. Once the payment process is completed, the Payment Confirmation page will be displayed.
  25. Once successfully submitted through the ADHS online system, ADHS will review your application.
    1. If approved, you will receive an automatically generated email indicating your approval.
    2. If more information is needed or the application has deficiencies, you will be notified and provided with further instructions on correcting and resubmitting your application.
  26. Upon approval, your registry identification card will be electronically available within the Individual Licensing Portal. You may download the card to your mobile device or print it out.

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Please note: You have 90 days from the date on your Physician Certification Form to complete the state application. Failure to do so may result in additional fees.