How do I apply for the state program in Missouri?

Congratulations on getting approved for your medical certification. Here's a guide to what you need to do next.

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

To apply for the state program, you must first register for a patient/caregiver account with the State of Missouri and then submit an application for a Missouri medical marijuana license.

How to register for a patient/caregiver account: 

  1. Navigate to the Registry website at:
  2. In the top right corner of the Sign In page, click 'Register.'
  3. Complete the provided form by entering your Legal First Name, Legal Last Name, Email Address, and Phone Number. Be sure to select the type of application you want. Enter your Social Security Number and Date of Birth and make sure they are correct before registering.
  4. Read the Terms and Conditions and check the box. Click "I'm not a robot," follow the prompts, and click Register.

How to complete and submit an application for a Missouri medical marijuana license:

  1. Navigate to the Registry website at:
  2. Enter your Username (email) and Password.
  3. Check the Accept Terms and Conditions box.
  4. Click "I'm not a robot." If a pop-up window appears, follow the prompts, and click Verify.
  5. Click Sign In.
  6. Click Create New Application.
  7. For the Application Type, click the "I am a" drop-down box and select Patient.
  8. If you are a new patient, select New Patient Registration. If you are renewing an application, select Patient Renewal. Click Create Application.
  9. Click on the Physician/Condition Information Tab.
  10. Under Recommendation Type, click the drop-down, and select Electronic Certification.
  11. A green box will appear to the right labeled View Available Certifications. Click the green box.
  12. A pop-up will appear listing all available physician certifications linked to the applicant's social security number and date of birth. Choose the electronic form and click ‘Update’. The information submitted by the certifying physician will auto-populate into the application.

    Once the electronic form is selected and appears in the application, applicants need to click Save and Next to continue completing the application.

    Applicants submitting an electronic physician certification form with their patient application are not required to submit an upload of their form. This category on the Documents Tab will disappear when an electronic form is attached to an application.

  13. Suppose a tan box appears indicating that No Physician Certification found. In that case, either the physician has not submitted an electronic form or the information submitted with the electronic form is incorrect.

    To correct the errors, please contact Leafwell first to determine if the error is within the electronic form or within their account, and then contact the Department.

  14. To learn how to complete the rest of the application, please visit the Application Video Guides tutorial page available on the Missouri Department of Health website.