Puerto Rico State Process

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.

  1. Go to the state website: https://licenciacannabis.salud.pr.gov.
  2. Click on Solicite su licencia (Apply for your license).
  3. Complete the registration form to create your account. You can log back into your account here if needed.
  4. Click on Comenzar Solicitud (Start application).
  5. Next, choose your application type from the drop-down box and click Continuar (Continue).
    1. Paciente Adulto = Adult patient
    2. Paciente Adulto - Renovación = Adult patient renewal
    3. Paciente Menor de Edad = Minor patient
    4. Paciente Mendor de Edad - Renevación = Minor patient renewal
    5. Please note: Licencia Médico is an application type for physicians only.
  6. A small pop-up saying ¿Desea crear una neuva solicitud? (Do you want to create a new application?) will appear. Click Ok to create a new application.
  7. You will match your Social Security number (SSN) to the certificate submitted by the Leafwell physician to confirm that you've seen a healthcare provider.
  8. Read and agree to the privacy policy.
  9. Upload a 2x2 passport-sized/style photo and a valid form of ID.
    1. If you are on a smartphone, you must view the webpage in landscape mode to see the upload buttons.
  10. Pay the $25 application fee.
  11. The state takes 15 days to review applications. You will receive a notification on the state platform once approved. At that time, you can then download your “voucher”(aka Medical Card) by clicking Descargue su licencia (Download your license.) 

Please note: The state website may not be compatible with smartphones. We recommend completing the application on a different device (computer, laptop, tablet) if possible. If you only have access to a smartphone, complete the application by viewing it in landscape mode.