Medical MMJ Card New York State

$139 – Get your New York
Medical MMJ Card Now

How to get a Medical Card in New York

You can apply for a New York medical card online in a few easy steps. Simply register with us and you can easily book an online consultation with a medical MMJ doctor in New York.

Our team here at QuickMedCards are here to help you get your recommendation today.

We offer the lowest Price In the State and the Fastest Service, because we believe in putting patients before profit. And just in case the doctor doesn’t approve you, we will give your money back, guaranteed.

Speak with our MMJ doctor

All of our New York doctors are licensed to certify patients for Medical MMJ Card. The online consultation only takes 10 minutes.

Get approved

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

Get your new york medical card

After you register as a patient with the NY Department of Health, you will receive your New York Medical Card in the mail within 14 days.

Benefits of QuickMedCards

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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QuickMedCards – Trust is Our #1 Priority

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Trusted By Doctors & Patients
Around the Country.

QuickMedCards helps people find excellent doctors and healthcare providers to talk with about getting certified for medical mmj card within their state.

Every healthcare professional on the QuickMedCards platform is licensed by their state to certify patients. Our customer service team is available 7 days a week.

Certified MMJ Doctors

All the doctors and nurse practitioners that we work with are licensed in-state to legally certify patients for Medical Cards.


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The QuickMedCards platform has undergone comprehensive testing to ensure the safety of all data entered, including medical and credit card information.

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QuickMedCards abides by all HIPAA requirements of handling patient data.
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We offer the lowest price in the state and the fastest service. Our customers love us, and the high customer reviews show that we mean it when we say that we take care of customers.

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New York
Medical MMJ Program (MMP) 

How we help people get Medical MMJ in New York

1. Fast and convenient service

Speed and convenience are a priority for us. From no paperwork to short appointment wait times. At QuickMedCards we strive to make your experience as quick and easy as possible.

2. Lowest price in the state of New York

We pride ourselves on putting our patients before profit. Therefore, you can expect value for your money.

3. Licensed medical MMJ doctors in New York

Looking for a qualified doctor to recommend MMJ use should be easy. That is why, our licensed doctors are available to you online. Brimming with knowledge and compassion.

4. Outstanding customer support

Our reviews speak of our attention to detail and excellence in customer processing. Importantly, we are always ready to help make the process as smooth as possible.

5. Get approved or get a refund

We are rooting for you to get approved. However, if you do not receive your recommendation you expect a refund from us.


How to get a Medical card in New York

Before you get started, note that there are a few requirements for patients in NY. Therefore, be sure to take a quick look at the MMP rules and Qualifying Conditions for a medical card in New York to find out if you’re a suitable candidate.

Remember, only a licensed MMJ doctor may give you a recommendation for a medical card. We can help you schedule an appointment with an MMJ doctor today.

1. Sign up at QuickMedCards

Firstly, you need to fill out our short questionnaire form. This will only take a few minutes Then, we will ask you to upload your government-issued ID. For example, your NY ID or Driver’s License. Lastly, you must upload your relevant medical records as well.

2. Book your Online Consultation

Pick a time convenient for you and see a doctor in New York. It only takes about 10 minutes for our doctor to certify you.

If you get approved by our doctor, you will receive a Signed Recommendation for MMJ treatment. Your documents will be available for instant PDF download to ensure you can complete your patient registry application immediately after your appointment.

3. Get your New York Medical Card

After you’ve been approved by our licensed doctor, you’re ready to submit your application to the New York Department of Health for a Medical Card. 

After you register as a patient with the NY Department of Health, you will receive your NY Medical Card in the mail usually within 14 days. You can use this card to purchase MMJ products from a Dispensary in New York.

New York - Qualifying Conditions

Are you looking for MMJ doctors in NY who are accepting new patients? You may be eligible if you have already been diagnosed with, or believe you suffer from any of the life-threatening, debilitating, or otherwise severe conditions listed below.

Are you unsure about your medical condition?

We are here to help. Our medical doctors can help you figure out if MMJ treatment is the best solution for your health and well-being. and answer any questions you might have.

You may be eligible for a medical card if you have been diagnosed with one or more of the following severe debilitating or life-threatening conditions:

  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic pain
  • Epilepsy
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Neuropathy
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder (PTSD)
  • Spinal cord injury (with spasticity)
  • pain that degrades health and functional capability as an alternative to opioid use or substance use disorder,

The severe debilitating or life-threatening condition must also be accompanied by one or more of the following associated or complicating conditions:

  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Severe or chronic pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures (or severe/persistent muscle spasms)
  • PTSD
  • Opioid use disorder

Requirements & Patient Eligibility

Before you book your appointment with our licensed doctors, you should take note of the following requirements:

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

* Any patient who is younger than eighteen (18) years of age at the time of application is required to have a designated and registered ‘Approved Caregiver’ applying on their behalf.

  • You must be a resident in the state of New York with valid proof of residency.

* Proof of residency can be either in the form of a state-issued ID card or a New York State Driver’s License.

What documents do I need to submit?

When you fill out the New York DOP Patient Application, you will be aksed 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 New York (digital, color copy of one of the following):
    • State-approved New York driver’s license
    • New York identification card
    • New York-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 New York
    • A valid rental agreement for a residential property located in the State of New York
  • Proof of identity (digital, color copy of one of the following):
    • NY driver’s license
    • NY identification card
    • U.S. passport or other forms of photo identification issued by the U.S. government.

How do I submit an Application?

1. Get Certified

After you have received your certification from our medical MMJ doctor, you must submit an online application to the New York Department of Health Patient Registry.

2. Register as a patient

You must sign up for an account at

Designated caregivers must also register with the New York State Department of Health.

* A patient can designate up to two (2) designated caregivers.

Please note – the State application fee is currently waived in New York, pursuant to the Compassionate Care Act. 

3. Receive Your New York Medical Card

When patients are approved, they will get a temporary Registry ID card which they can use along with a state-issued ID to purchase approved medical MMJ products. The temporary card will be issued through your account.

The Medical MMJ card will be sent through the mail to the address listed in the application. It will approximately take 7 business days for the physical card to be received in the mail. 

How to renew a medical card online in New York


Please note – Your MMJ recommendation is only valid for 1 year. After that time, you will need to be re-evaluated by one of our MMJ doctors. However, you don’t have to worry about your license expiring. When it’s time to renew your recommendation, You’ll receive an email from us 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. Visit an MMJ 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 Questionnare form first.

2. Receive Your New Medical Card Recommendation
Once you’re certified by our doctor, your new recommendation will be emailed to you. The new MMJ recommendation will have an issue date for the day after your original one expires.

New York Caregiver information

Some patients find it difficult to register themselves for the program, and may also be unable to visit a dispensary in person to purchase their medical MMJ. Should that be the case, you may want to designate one or two caregivers to assist you. The caregiver(s) will make sure you are able to obtain and correctly use the prescribed MMJ. If you wish to designate a caregiver, you must do so when you apply for your medical MMJ card. However, there are some specific requirements that a person must meet before they can become a caregiver.

  • The person must be 21 years of age
  • They must have a valid state-issued ID to prove NY residency.
  • Your medical MMJ doctor cannot be your designated caregiver.

When the New York Department of Health approves the patient’s application, their caregiver(s) must register with as well. Caregiver(s) will receive a registry ID so that they may visit a dispensary on behalf of their patient. You can find instructions for Caregiver Registration here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does the video call with the doctor happen?

You will video call with our doctor on Doxy is free, simple, and secure. Therefore, the best way to video call with a healthcare provider.

When it’s time for your appointment, we send you a secure video call link a few minutes beforehand.

During your video call, you and your doctor will discuss how MMJ could help treat your condition. It should take about 15 minutes.

Please note that your computer or mobile device must have a camera and a stable internet connection during the video call.

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

Does my insurance or Medicare cover MMJ?

No. The FDA doesn’t approve medical MMJ. Therefore, Medicare or insurance does not cover MMJ treatment.

Does New York have medical cards?

Yes, medical cards are available in New York State to some patients. To find out if you’re a qualifying candidate, make sure you meet all the requirements as listed below:


  • You must be a valid New York resident with a valid New York State issued ID.
  • You must have one of the qualifying conditions 
  • You need written recommendation from a healthcare practitioner licensed in the state of New York
  • Register with the MMP through the Department of Health’s online Patient Registration System

Can I use a Medical Card from another state?

No. New York does not accept out-of-state medical MMJ cards.

Do I qualify with chronic pain for a Medical Card in New York?

Yes, chronic pain is one of the qualifying conditions in New York, and MMJ is sometimes used to treat patients with chronic pain living in NY.

However, you should be aware that patients suffering from chronic pain will need to provide additional information when booking a consultation. You will be asked to give a copy of a letter from your physician that states you have unsuccessfully tried other treatment methods which have not worked such as prescription drugs or surgery. Your medical diagnosis must show that you have been suffering from your condition for 3 months or anticipate that it will last more than 3 months from when you were diagnosed.

You can fill out our patient questionnaire to get started now.

Can you get Medical Card for anxiety & depression in New York?

No, unfortunately, anxiety and depression has not yet been recognized as qualifying conditions in the state of New York. If you have anxiety or depression in addition to one of the other qualifying conditions (NY) you should consult with our doctor about treatment options.

Can you get a Medical Card in New York for PTSD?

Yes, in severe cases patients suffering from PTSD have been recommended by our doctors for MMJ treatment. If you are a NY PTSD patient, note that your condition must also be accompanied by one or more of the following associated or complicating conditions:


  • Cachexia (wasting syndrome)
  • Severe or chronic pain
  • Severe nausea
  • Seizures (or severe or persistent muscle spasms)
  • Opioid use disorder

How much does it cost to get certified for a med card?

It costs $139 for the doctor’s consultation and the signed certification is included in the fee.

What happens if the provider rejects me?

In the rare instance that the provider believes that MMJ is not a suitable treatment for your condition, we will waive your consultation fee and refund your payment.