Yes, this is a state identification program. Having a valid passport or passport card would allow you to apply without needing a driver's license or state identification card. All caregivers must be added to the Medical Marijuana Use Registry and submit a caregiver application to the Office of Medical Marijuana Use to obtain an identification card. Although Proposition 64 modifies some legal provisions governing the medical marijuana identification card program, it does not repeal it.
Underage patients must designate a caregiver in their application and in the Medical Marijuana Use Registry. Patients and caregivers can check the status of their application by calling 800-808-9580 or through the Medical Marijuana Use Registry. If the minor applicant is none of these, the parent, legal guardian, or person with legal authority to make medical decisions on behalf of the minor must complete Section 2 of the medical marijuana identification card program application. The Office of Vital Statistics will notify the California County Office of Health Services Medical Marijuana Program to invalidate the Unique User Identification Number (UUID) on the missing card.
Access the Your Card page in the Medical Marijuana Use Registry to complete your online application. The treating physician must have a current license issued by the California Medical Board or the California Osteopathic Medical Board, but there are no residency requirements for the physician. Patient ID card request (initial and renewal), caregiver ID card request (initial and renewal), change, replacement, or delivery request form. Patients and caregivers must submit an annual request to keep an active Medical Marijuana Use Registry identification card.
Patients and caregivers must have an active Medical Marijuana Use Registry (MMUR) identification card to purchase and be in possession of medical marijuana. Sonoma County's Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC) program provides patients with an identification card to show that they have a recommendation from their doctor to use marijuana for medical purposes. The federal government does not consider marijuana legal, and federal law still states that the use or possession of marijuana is a crime. The card can help law enforcement officials determine if a person who uses marijuana meets the requirements of the Compassionate Use Act, which states that, with a doctor's recommendation, a patient can obtain and use marijuana for personal medical purposes.
Utah Marijuana works to educate patients about medical cannabis and help them get their medical cannabis cards.