Michigan State Process

Congratulations on getting approved for your medical certification!

Per state regulations, you must complete the state side of the application process within 30 days of receiving your Leafwell certificate. 

Here's a guide to 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:

  • Physician Certification Form (from Leafwell)
  • MI Driver's License, MI State ID, or government-issued document that includes your name and date of birth with a copy of MI voter registration
  • Proof of Residency Requirements

Getting Your Michigan Medical Marijuana Card

  1. Go to http://www.michigan.gov/CRAonline and click Register for an Account.

    1. Fill out all the Required Fields.

    2. Check that you have read, understand, and agree to the Terms of Service.

    3. Click Continue.

    4. For Contact Type select Individual.

    5. Enter your Contact Information: First Name, Middle Initial, Last Name and Date of Birth must match your proof of Michigan residency.

    6. Select Mailing from the Address Type drop-down menu and provide your mailing address.

    7. Click Submit.

    8. Now you will be back at the Home page. This will show your account has been completed and you may now log in.

  2. Log in with the user name or email address and password you created the account with: https://michigan.gov/CRAonline
  3. Click on the Registry Cards tab, then click on Create an Application.
  4. Read the General Disclaimer, check the acceptance box, and click Continue Application.
  5. Click on the Registry Cards drop-down, and select Patient Only Registry Application then click Continue Application. 

  6. Click on the Select from Account.

  7. Verify your Mailing address is checked and click Continue. After verifying your information, click Continue Application.

  8. Review your Current Address. Select Yes or No if you need to change your address. 

  9. From the drop-down menu select what type of Proof of Residency you will use.

    1. If you select Michigan State Issued Driver’s License Number or Personal Identification, fill in the required (*) fields.

    2. If you select I’ll upload my MI Voter Reg and a valid Government Issued Document with my name and birthdate, follow these steps:

      1. (No Name Change) - If you do not need to change your name select No.

      2. (Name Change) - If you need to change your name, select Yes. Fill in the required fields (*) with your new Name and Date of Birth.

  10. Click Continue Application

    1. Note: If you receive an error when submitting your Driver's License/ID info, select the “I’ll upload my MI Voter…” option from the drop-down and follow the steps above.

  11. Select from the dropdown list that your physician will certify you online.

  12. Type in the Michigan Physician License Number then press tab (physician’s info will auto-populate) and click Continue Application.

  13. If you selected I’ll Upload my MI Voter Reg and a Government Issued Document with my name and birthdate for proof of residency, you will now be asked to upload those documents. Make sure your documents are downloaded to your computer or device before moving on.

  14. Review the application info, edit each section if needed, and print a copy for your records. Read the Attestation, check the Attestation Certification Box, and click Continue Application. 

  15. Once you have reviewed the application fee, click Continue Application. 

  16. Choose a method of payment and click Next. 

  17. Fill in all Required Fields (*) for the payment type you selected, click Next then click Pay Now. 

  18. Once your payment has been successfully submitted, you will receive confirmation that your application has been submitted. Write this record number on the summary you printed, or you may print this page for your records.

  19. Wait for your application to be processed — you don’t need to do anything.

    1. Once your Leafwell Physician receives notice of your pending application, they have 15 days to complete their portion of your application.

    2. Once your application has been processed, you will receive an email from noreply@accela.com. This email may go to your Spam or Junk folder.

    3. You may check your application status by logging into the Accela Citizen Access Portal (www.Michigan.gov/CRAonline) and clicking the Registry Card tab.

  20. Receive your ID card in the mail within 30 days of the application. Your card will be valid for 2 years.

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Please note: You have 30 days from the date of your certification to complete the state application. Failure to do so may result in additional fees.