Hours of Operation

The public may contact the Medical Marijuana Identification Card Program office for information at 1-888-358-7932 Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

Beginning in January 21, 2015 all applications for the Medical Marijuana Identification Card will be processed BY APPOINTMENT ONLY for both the Riverside and Palm Springs locations. You may schedule an appointment at either location by calling 1-888-358-7932.

Application Appointments in Riverside
Applications are processed every Tuesday and Wednesday; with the exception of holidays at our new location:
4065 County Circle Drive
Riverside, CA
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
The Office is closed each day from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM for lunch.

Application Appointments in Palm Springs
Applications are processed on alternate Thursdays at the Palm Springs Family Care Center 1515 North Sunrise Way
Disease Control Suite


How to Apply

Applicants and caregivers must apply in person. Please provide the following information at the time application submission:

  • Completed Medical Marijuana Program Application. Download Application Package | 128 kb (en español)
  • Government issued photo-identification card as proof of identity.
  • Proof of Residency in the form of a valid California ID, current and valid California motor vehicle registration, current rent or mortgage receipt, or utility bill.
  • Medical documentation, such as DHS Form No. 9044, WRITTEN DOCUMENTATION OF PATIENT'S MEDICAL RECORDS, or an original script completed by a qualified attending physician. Download DHS Form No. 9044 | 80 kb (en español)

A $153.00 application fee. The fee for qualified Medi-Cal participants is $76.50, which is a 50 percent reduction in the cost. Application fees are non-refundable. Payments can be made by: Cash; cashier check or money order. Change in the exact amount is required.

The Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC) staff members are looking forward to serving you. If you have any questions regarding this process, please call 1-(888) 358-7932 or write us at gmcintos@rivcocha.org.

Thank you.

Medical Marijuana Program FAQ

What is a Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC) and how can it help me? How do I know if I qualify for a MMIC? What serious medical condition(s) do I need to have to qualify for a MMIC? These and many other questions answered on the State of California Medical Marijuana Program Web site.

Responsibilities: Applicant (Patient), Primary Caregiver, And Physician

The Medical Marijuana Program (MMP) has outlined the responsibilities for parties involved in applying for and holding a Medical Marijuana Identification Card (MMIC). These responsibilities are offered to applicants in order to assist the application process. Each set of responsibilities begins with a brief description or definition of the responsible party. Here is a list of the responsible parties »

4065 County Circle Drive, Riverside, CA

4065 County Circle Drive, Riverside, CA