How To Register

Primary Caregivers

Primary medicinal Cannabis Caregivers

Patients may select a primary caregiver to assist them in the program.

Primary Caregiver Qualifications:

  • You are a New Jersey resident
  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You agree to assist a qualifying patient
  • You are not providing care to another NJMMP patient
  • You are not the patient’s physician
  • You receive a criminal background check
  • You register online with the State at
  • You receive an ID card from DHSS

Note: the patient must initiate caregiver registration

What Do I Need?

Your Registration Checklist:

  • Your full name, address, date of birth, telephone number and signature
  • Written consent to submit to a criminal background check
  • Application fee ($200)
  • Statement that you will assist with medical use of marijuana, are not caring for another patient and are not the qualifying patient’s physician
  • Proof of New Jersey residency (one or more of the following):
  • New Jersey driver’s license
  • Government–issued ID card with your name and address
  • Utility bill issued within previous 2 months
  • One recent, passport-sized color photograph

For Official Program Information Please Contact:
New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Program (NJMMP)
Department of Health and Senior Services
Phone: (609) 292-0424