Michigan Medical Marijuana Card Renewal

Renewal For Michigan Medical Marijuana Card Online

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How to Renew Medical Marijuana Card in Michigan in 2024


Gather the required documentation and payment: The required documents are physician certification (signed and dated within 6 months from the date of application), completed application packet, proof of Michigan residency, and a check or money order of $40 made payable to “State of Michigan-MMMP”. If you are a legal guardian or Medical Durable Power of Attorney for an applicant, a copy of proof of legal guardianship or MDPOA with signatory authority is required


Submit your application to the MMMP: Mail the completed application and required items to:

Michigan Medical Marijuana Program
P.O. Box 30083
Lansing, MI 48909


Wait for approval: Your card should be available in 2-4 weeks after completing your renewal application

Does Michigan Allow Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Online?

A cannabis patient who does not have a caregiver, or is planning to remove a caregiver upon renewal of their medical card, can apply to renew their Michigan medical marijuana card online. They must obtain a medical marijuana certification from an active Michigan physician within six months of their renewal application.

Qualified patients should follow these steps to complete their Michigan medical marijuana card renewal online:

  • Open the Accela Citizens Access Portal to create an account or log in
  • Complete the required fields on the renewal form
  • Upload the following documents:
  1. Proof of residency
  2. Physician certification
  • Choose a method of payment and pay the application fee
  • Review the application and submit

The Michigan Medical Marijuana Program reviews medical marijuana renewal applications within 15 days and then emails patients to inform them of approval or denial of their applications. Patients can also view the status of their applications on the Accela Citizens Access Portal.

How Often Do You Have to Renew Your Medical Marijuana Card in Michigan?

Medical marijuana patients in Michigan must renew their medical marijuana cards every two years.

Do You Need a Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Doctor in Michigan?

A registered cannabis patient in Michigan must get a certification from a licensed physician six months before completing their medical marijuana card renewal application. While adult patients need one certification from a qualified physician, minors need two physicians to issue two separate medical marijuana certifications.

The following medical professionals can issue medical marijuana certifications to qualifying cannabis patients in Michigan:

  • Medical Doctors
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery
  • Expedited Medical Compact (EMC)

Michigan Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Cost

Michigan medical marijuana renewal fee is $40. However, applicants may incur some additional costs, like consulting fees, when seeking certifications. Patients submitting paper applications would also pay mailing costs.

Where to Do Medical Marijuana Card Renewal Near Me in Michigan

The Medical Marijuana Program office does not accept in-person applications for medical cannabis card renewal. It only receives such applications by mail at:

Michigan Medical Marijuana Program
P.O. Box 30083
Lansing, MI 48909

Can I Use a Medical Marijuana Card from Another State in Michigan?

Michigan Medical Marijuana Program authorizes medical marijuana dispensaries in the state to decide whether to accept out-of-state medical marijuana cards. Hence, a licensed medical cannabis dispensary in Michigan may permit medical marijuana cardholders from another state to purchase medical marijuana at the discretion of the medical dispensary. However, such patients must provide valid government-issued photo ID cards and valid medical marijuana cards issued in their states of residence.

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