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How To Register


Patients Registration for medicinal Cannabis

Patients MUST register at http://njmmp.nj.gov. To do so, you need an e-mail address and a reference number provided by your physician.

For complete information and the necessary application forms, please contact the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) at the website listed above or at 609-292-0424.

What Do I Need?

Your General Checklist:

  • Your full name, address, date of birth, telephone number and signature
  • Name, address and telephone number of your physician
  • Physician certification identification number (obtain from your doctor)
  • Name, address and telephone number of your alternative treatment center*
  • Patient-doctor relationship: at least 1 year of care; or at least 4 visits; or doctor takes responsibility to treat your condition after comprehensive examination

* Patients can register with only one alternative treatment center at a time

What Else Do I Need?

Your Document Checklist:

  • Proof of identity (one or more of the following):
  • New Jersey driver’s license
  • Government-issued photo ID card
  • Utility bill issued within previous 60 days
  • One recent, passport-sized color photograph
  • Caregiver photo ID and proof of New Jersey residency (if applicable)
  • For minors, written consent & accountability statement by parent, guardian or custodian

What Does it Cost?

Registration Fee:

The State will charge a registration fee of $200 (two hundred dollars) if you qualify for the NJMMP and receive a State-issued ID card.

Discounted Fee:

The State will charge a discounted registration fee of $20 (twenty dollars) if you participate in one of the following programs:

  • New Jersey Medicaid Program
  • New Jersey Temporary Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Social Security Disability (SSD)
  • Food stamps (NJ SNAP)

For Official Program Information Please Contact:
New Jersey Medicinal Marijuana Program (NJMMP)
Department of Health and Senior Services
Phone: (609) 292-0424
Email: medical.marijuana@doh.state.nj.gov
Website: http://www.state.nj.us/health/medicalmarijuana/