Medical Marijuana Identification Card - How To Apply

Application packets are available at the Sacramento County Office of Vital Records, 7001 East Parkway Ste. 650, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm or by calling (916) 875-2066. Applications are also available online in English and Spanish. Completed applications are accepted by appointment only. Appointments are scheduled for Wednesday or Friday from 9-4. To schedule an appointment for a Wednesday or Friday please call (916) 875-2066.

At the time of your appointment, you must present: 

  • A completed MMIC application. 
  • A valid government-issued photo ID, such as a current and valid motor vehicle driver’s license or identification card issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This includes the DMV DL43 “change of Address Certification Card.”
  • Proof of residency in Sacramento County such as a current and valid California motor vehicle registration, or a current rent or mortgage receipt or utility bill in patient’s name bearing current address within the county.
  • Written documentation from their physician recommending the use of medical marijuana as appropriate for one or more serious medical conditions. This documentation must be on physician letter head or on  Written Documentation of Patient’s Medical Records form (CDPH 9044) which is available online through the California Department of Public Health.
  • Your physician’s name, contact information, and California medical license number.
  • Non refundable application fee.
  • Current Medi-Cal card if you are a Medi-Cal beneficiary.
The Sacramento County Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC) staff members are looking forward to serving you. If you have any questions regarding this process, please call (916) 875-2066.