Pennsylvania State Process


Congratulations on getting approved for your medical certification.

Per state regulations, you must complete the final steps of your state application within 60 days of approval.

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:

  • A credit or debit card

Getting Your Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Card

1. Your Leafwell physician will have passed all required details to the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Registry following your appointment - all the difficult work is done for you by our team!

2. Log back into the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Registry: 

3. Complete the application

4. Pay the $50 state fee
  • Patients who participate in assistance programs including Medicaid, PACE/PACENET, CHIP, SNAP, and WIC may be eligible for a $0 state fee.
5. Receive your card in the mail
  • The state will mail your medical card to your address. It normally takes 1-2 weeks to arrive after you’ve paid the fee. The card will be valid for 1 year.
6. Legally purchase cannabis from an approved dispensary
  • To purchase medical cannabis, you must bring your medical cannabis card and a valid form of photo identification, such as a driver’s license, with you to the pharmacy.

You must complete these steps within 60 days of your physician's approval! The certifying physician will need to resubmit your certificate to the state, for a fee, if not completed in time.