How to apply for a Montana Medical Marijuana (MMJ) card:

Visit Doctor

A doctor visit will be needed to obtain a physician’s statement, verifying your medical condition. Your current doctor may be willing to sign a physician’s statement, but if unable to obtain, then book an appointment with our recommended providers at Alternative Wellness.

Begin State Registration

After you’ve received your Physician’s statement, you will register for an account via Complia. There will be a $31.85 processing fee. You will need a headshot, copy of ID and physicians statement – all in electronic format.

TIP: You can either scan or take photos of documents. It’s also easier to complete application behind a computer.

Why should I get a MMJ card?

It is required by the State of Montana for any patient requiring the use of medical marijuana products for treatment, to hold a valid Medical Marijuana Card.

Do I have to get a card?

Yes, it is required by the state of Montana.

What medical conditions qualify ?

Montana residents suffering from a debilitating medical condition can apply for a medicinal marijuana card. Residents must formally apply for the card to prove they meet the legal requirements for medicinal marijuana use. Under Montana state law, individuals may receive medicinal marijuana if they suffer from a terminal or lifelong illness, such as:

    • Cancer
    • AIDS/HIV
    • Muscle spasms
    • Glaucoma
    • Cachexia
    • Neuropathy
    • Crohn’s disease
    • Epilepsy
    • Intractable nausea or vomiting
    • PTSD
    • Chronic pain
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Variety of Other Chronic, Debilitating or Terminal Illnesses

What type of care provider can recommend medical cannabis?

Medical Doctor (MD) or a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)

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How to Switch Providers

To access the form to switch providers, cardholders are required to log in and register through the state licensing system, Complia.

NOTE: If your card is not expired, and you are using Complia for the first time, the state will waive the card reprinting fee. All you need to do is create an account in Complia, upload a copy of your medical marijuana card in place of the doctor recommendation and select mail in payment. You do not need to send in a payment.