Patient Registration

5 Requirements for patient access

  • 1
    Contact Your Practitioner

    Contact your practitioner to see if medical marijuana may help. Practitioners must be registered with DOH in order to issue you a certification.

  • 2
    Obtain Patient Certification

    Obtain patient certification from a registered practitioner if appropriate for your condition.

  • 3
    Register Online

    Login in to https// to create your account and complete a Health Application in the Medical Marijuana Management System. Your ID card will arrive in the mail in a few days after registration.

  • 4
    Designate a Caregiver

    Patients can designate up to two caregivers when they register. Designated caregivers must then register by following the same process as the patient (steps 1, 2 & 3). An ID Card will arrive in the mail in a few days after registration.

  • 5
    Purchase Product

    Bring your ID card and written recommendation from your healthcare provider to any licensed dispensing facility of your choice in the state of New York. Visit for a list of licensed dispensaries in New York.

Learn More About Becoming a Registered Patient or Caregiver

How to register for patient access:

The New York State Medical Marijuana Program has approved the use of cannabis for patients with the following severe, debilitating or life-threatening conditions:

Learn more about Citiva Medical New York by browsing our site.

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