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How to Get a Medical Marijuana Card in Connecticut

Do you need to apply online for a medical marijuana card in Connecticut? Don’t worry! The steps are few, quick, and easy. All you have to do is register with us and book an online consultation to speak with one of our medical marijuana-friendly doctors in Connecticut.

Our team here at QuickMedCards is here to help you get your certification today so you can complete your Connecticut medical marijuana card application in no time. Because we put our patients before profit, we offer fast service and medcards at the most affordable rates in-state.

Speak with our licensed doctor

Sign up to book your online consultation today. All of our Connecticut marijuana doctors are licensed to certify patients legally. 

Get Approved

Once you get approved by our doctor, your Signed verification is available for instant PDF download. 

Receive your Marijuana Card

With your CT-licensed medical provider certification, you’ll be ready to submit your application to the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program.

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What You Receive

if approved

1 Year MMJ Recommendation

24/7 Dispensary Verification

Signed Certification

Instant PDF Download

Includes State Paperwork Fee

Our prices include the State Paperwork Fee that other providers usually charge for separately. Other fees that a patient must pay directly to the government must be paid by the patient.

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Medical Marijuana Program

Medical Marijuana Card in Connecticut – How to Qualify for One?

Are you a Connecticut patient seeking medical marijuana treatment?  

Before you get started, there are a few requirements you need to meet before you can apply for a medical marijuana card in Connecticut. Take a quick look at the Medical Marijuana Program requirements and Qualifying Conditions for a medical marijuana card in Connecticut and find out if you’re ready for treatment.

If you are suffering from one of the qualifying conditions, and you have not responded to traditional medical treatments, then you might qualify for Medical Marijuana Treatment in Connecticut. 

Are you uncertain if you qualify for treatment? 

Our doctors can help you find out if medical marijuana is the best option for you and answer any questions you might have. Through their expertise, you can relieve your fears and better your well-being.

We can help you schedule an online appointment with a licensed medical marijuana doctor today.

Connecticut - Qualifying Conditions

Patients diagnosed with one or more of the qualifying medical conditions mentioned here may qualify for medical marijuana. 

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cachexia (Wasting Syndrome)
  • Cancer 
  • Cerebral Palsy 
  • Chronic Neuropathic Pain (Associated with Degenerative Spinal Disorders)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Type 1 and Type II)
  • Cystic Fibrosis 
  • Damage to the Nervous Tissue of the Spinal Cord with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome 
  • Epilepsy 
  • Glaucoma 
  • Hydrocephalus with Intractable Headache
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intractable Headache Syndromes
  • Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
    • Crohn’s Disease 
    • Ulcerative Colitis 
  • MALS Syndrome
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy 
  • Neuropathic Facial Pain
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta 
  • Intractable Pain (Chronic or Severe)
    • Chronic Pain of at least 6 months duration associated with a specified underlying chronic condition refractory to other treatment interventions. Including intractable Neuropathic Pain that Is Unresponsive to Standard Medical Treatments 
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Post Laminectomy Syndrome with Chronic Radiculopathy
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Severe Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis 
  • Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sickle Cell Disease 
  • Spasticity or Neuropathic Pain Associated with Fibromyalgia 
  • Terminal Illness
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder
  • Vulvodynia and Vulvar Burning 

Qualifying Conditions For Minor Patients

  • Cerebral Palsy 
  • Cystic Fibrosis 
  • Muscular Dystrophy 
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta 
  • Severe Epilepsy 
  • Terminal Illness
  • Tourette Syndrome (for patients who have failed standard medical treatment)
  • Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder 
  • Intractable Neuropathic Pain that Is unresponsive to Standard Medical Treatments 
  • Irreversible Spinal Cord Injury with Objective Neurological Indication of Intractable Spasticity

Program Requirements & Patient Eligibility

Besides having one of the above-mentioned medical conditions diagnosed by a certified Connecticut medical practitioner, there are other qualifying factors you need to satisfy before you are issued a CT medical cannabis card. These include:

  • You must be eighteen (18) years or older in order to apply. 

* If the patient is younger than eighteen (18) years of age at the time of application they are required to have an ‘Approved Caregiver’, applying on their behalf.

  • You must be a resident in the state of Connecticut.

* * Furthermore, you must not be an inmate in any facility supervised by the Connecticut Department of Corrections to qualify for enrollment in the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program.

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How do I submit my medical marijuana application in Connecticut?

1. Get Certified

Before you submit an application you need to be evaluated by a Connecticut-licensed advanced practice registered nurse or physician. You can register with us and book your online consultation today.

2. Register as a patient

You can submit your online application at DCP login page.
Before starting your application, keep the following in mind:

  • All patient applications must be submitted online
  • You need to complete your online application in a single session
  • You will then be asked to pay $100 state registration fee.

* If a primary caregiver is required, they must be evaluated and qualified as well. Afterward, they need to register at CT Medical Marijuana Program before the Department can issue a registration certificate. The Department will not register a patient who needs a primary caregiver until the caregiver’s application is completed and approved.

3. Receive Your Medical Marijuana ID

If your application is approved, your Medical Marijuana Patient Card emailed to you in a few days.

Once you have received your Registration Certificate approval letter via email, Medical Marijuana products can be legally purchased within the state of Connecticut. These may be found at the various certified dispensaries within CT state boundaries.

What documents do I need to submit?

When you fill out the Adult Patient Application on the Connecticut DCP webportal, you will be asked to submit the following documents:


  • A clear, colored, full-face photograph submitted in digital format.
  • Your Physician Recommendation dated within 30 days of application submission.
  • Proof of residency in Connecticut (digital, color copy of one of the following):
    • State-approved Connecticut driver’s license
    • Connecticut identification card
    • Connecticut-voter identification card
    • A utility bill for the calendar month preceding the date of application, excluding data carrier/mobile network and internet/broadband bills
    • A residential property deed to a property in the State of Connecticut
    • A valid rental agreement for a residential property located in the State of Connecticut
  • Proof of identity (digital, color copy of one of the following):
    • CT driver’s license
    • CT identification card
    • U.S. passport or other forms of photo identification issued by the U.S. government.

How to renew your Medical Marijuana card


Please note – Your medical MMJ recommendation is only valid for 1 year. After that time, you will need to be re-evaluated by one of our licensed medical MMJ doctors. However, you don’t have to worry about your license expiring. When it’s time to renew your license, you’ll receive an email from the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program two months before your patient certification and ID card expires.


Important – If you are a caregiver, your Registry ID is only valid for the same period as your patient’s medical MMJ card. When your patient’s card expires, they will need to get a new certification from their doctor. After your patient has successfully renewed their med card, you will need to renew your registry card as well. You need to make sure that you have a valid Registry ID card when buying from a dispensary.


How to Renew:

1. Log in to your DCP patient account as a returning user

You review your personal information to make sure it is up to date. 

Please note – All information must match your Connecticut driver’s license or state-issued ID. If you have a change of address card, use that address.
To save any changes you can click ‘Renew my registration.’

2. Receive Verification Email
After you renew your registration online, you’ll get a verification email explaining the next steps.

3. Visit a Medical Marijuana Doctor
If you are a returning QuickMedCards patient, you can book a follow-up appointment to renew your certification.

If this is your first time using QuickMedCards, you need to complete our Patient Questionnaire form first.

4. Receive Your Medical Marijuana ID in the Mail
Once you’re certified by our doctor, your new card will be mailed to you at the address you listed in the patient portal. The new card will have an issue date for the day after your original card expires.

How to get Medical Marijuana in Connecticut

Reviewing and processing the application for medical marijuana card in CT can take up to 30 days. Once approved, you will receive an email containing your official medical marijuana registration certificate. 

You may choose to print out the registration certificate or to keep a digital record on your device. This will enable you to purchase medical weed in certified dispensary facilities.

When buying medical marijuana, you or your designated caregiver must remember a few things:


  • Bring the registration certificate with one more form of photo ID.
  • You may only obtain 2.5 oz of medical marijuana within 30 days.
  • Minor patients must be accompanied and supervised by the primary caregiver when getting their medication at a dispensary. Parents, guardians, or designated caregivers must have a valid ID when accompanying a minor.   

CT Medical Marijuana Laws

The use of marijuana for recreational purposes is still illegal in Connecticut. However, possession and use of small amounts of medical cannabis for therapeutic purposes and palliative benefits is legal for patients with a valid med card. Under Public Act 12-55, An Act Concerning the Palliative Use of Marijuana, patients suffering from relentless pain due to failing health conditions may now be able to purchase and use medical weed to alleviate their pain. But before a patient can recieve their medical marijuana card in CT, qualifying conditions must be met.

When the State of Connecticut decriminalized the use of weed for medical reasons, it established specific prohibitions and conditions to regulate its use and prevent the potential abuse of a classified ‘Schedule I drug’.

Patients suffering from severe health issues or diagnosed with the following debilitating medical condition but have not responded to conventional medication are legally protected under the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Law, and might qualify for Medical Marijuana treatment in Connecticut.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does the video-consultation with a doctor work?

When it’s time for your appointment, you will video call with your marijuana doctor on Doxy is free, simple, and secure. Thus, the best way to video call with a healthcare provider.

Firstly, we text you a secure video call link a few minutes before your appointment.
Equally important, your computer or mobile device must have a camera and a stable internet connection during the appointment.

During your video call, you and your doctor will discuss how medical cannabis could be beneficial for your treatment. It should take about 15 minutes.

To avoid any problems during your appointment, check that your device is ready by doing a test call with the link:

Can patients under 18 qualify for medical marijuana in Connecticut?

Patients under 18 diagnosed with one of the following medical conditions may qualify for medical marijuana:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Irreversible Spinal injury (with objective neurological indication of Intractable Spasticity)
  • Severe Epilepsy
  • Terminal illness (requiring end-of-life care)
  • Uncontrolled Intractable Seizure Disorder
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Intractable Neuropathic Pain (unresponsive to standard medical treatment)
  • Tourette Syndrom (for patients who have failed standard medical treatment)

What is the cost of getting a medical marijuana card in Connecticut?

Consultation fees in Connecticut normally cost $175-$200. But  here at QuickMedCards we charge only $149 for the same service.

* In addition, patients must pay $100 for registration with the state.

We offer the lowest price in the state. And we are well-liked for our outstanding service. Book your appointment now and get certified for medical marijuana in CT.

Can I grow medical cannabis if I have a CT medical marijuana card?

No. Qualified patients in Connecticut cannot cultivate marijuana.

Can I buy medical cannabis from any Connecticut marijuana dispensary?

You can get medical cannabis after getting certified in CT, and as of 2020, there are 17 licensed marijuana dispensaries in Connecticut.

However, during registration, you must indicate where you want to buy medicine from. Note that, you can change dispensaries up to 4 times a year.

Does Connecticut accept out-of-state medical marijuana cards or does Connecticut have reciprocity?

 No. Connecticut does not have reciprocity. As a result, out-of-state marijuana cardholders cannot enjoy the state’s medical-marijuana program.

Where am I allowed to take my medical marijuana?

Patients can only take their medicine in the privacy of their homes. Connecticut marijuana law prohibits the use of cannabis in public places. For instance, taking cannabis in a school bus, public bus, or moving vehicle, is illegal. Most importantly, patients should not take their medicine around children (minors), or near anyone whose health or well-being might be endangered.

How much medical marijuana can a patient possess or buy?

Patients can buy or have at most 2.5 ounces of medical cannabis. Additionally, this is the maximum amount allowed within a month. However, your doctor may recommend a smaller dosage.

Patient Community: Places to Relax in Connecticut

Connecticut is a great place to visit and unwind when you get your CT medical marijuana card. Once you have taken your medication, you can explore and take part in activities that will surely keep you busy, now that medical marijuana has miraculously freed you from immobility and stress that your medical condition had previously prevented you from enjoying. Connecticut, also known as “The Land of Steady Habits” and “The Nutmeg State”, has a lot to offer to each and every one of its visitorts. Enjoy these naturally beautiful places that it has on display.

State Parks

How about that nature trek you have always wanted but thought you could only dream of? Now that you can freely move around, why not visit the breathtaking Wadsworth Falls State Park, Kent Falls State Park, and Enders Falls State Park? Experience Connecticut’s most beautiful state parks by hiking or strolling and revel in what nature has to offer – breathtaking peace and relaxation.   

Beaches and Waterways

While on the road, why not stop by one of the incredible beaches like the Hammonasset Beach State Park, Silver Sands State Park, or New London?  

Craving for more? Connecticut is also home to the most scenic and picture-perfect bodies-of-water in the entire country. We have the Mystic River, Bantam Lake, West River Memorial Park, and the famous Saville Dam, which you should visit once you have your CT medical cannabis card. These are just some of the lovely places you can visit while enjoying Connecticut. Why not hop on a bicycle to pass by these beautiful places and just dip your feet in the water? You won’t regret it!

Yale University

Who doesn’t know Yale University? Located in New Haven, it is one of the top universities in the United States and one of Connecticut’s most famous and most important places to visit. Yale’s scenic and historic Old Campus offers some of the most amazing views in Connecticut that you would surely want to add to your itinerary after getting your medication with your CT medical cannabis card.