Apply for a Medical Marijuana Card in West Virginia

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Card Benefits

Wondering Why You Should Get Your Medical Card?

Having your medical marijuana card in West Virginia can change everything.
Dispensary Access

Without your medical card, you won't be able to visit dispensaries or purchase medical cannabis products.

Legal Protection

Possessing or using cannabis without a valid medical card can still land you in legal trouble. A medical marijuana card grants you protection from prosecution.

Tailored Treatment Options

With a medical marijuana card, patients gain access to a wide range of medical cannabis products specifically tailored to address various health concerns.

Holistic Healthcare

Medical marijuana can offer a more holistic approach, minimizing the reliance on pharmaceutical drugs and other medications that may lead to dependency or adverse reactions.

Patient Support

Your doctor can help you understand dosage recommendations, potential side effects, and any interactions with other medications. Also, they are there to ensure you have a safe and effective experience with medical marijuana.


Purchasing from a dispensary can often be more cost-effective compared to purchasing from the illicit market. Also, buying from a dispensary ensures the products are accurately labeled and tested.

How To Get Your Card

Getting your MMJ card in West Virginia is simple with PrestoDoctor.

Book an appointment with PrestoDoctor

Speak to a doctor at PrestoDoctor and get approved for your West Virginia medical marijuana card online. 

The appointment with our certified medical cannabis doctors is only $99.99. If you are not approved, you will get your money back!

Get approved for your MMJ card

Upon receiving a recommendation from the certified doctor, complete the Patient Registry Application available on the West Virginia Department of Health’s website.

Next, you will need to pay the West Virginia state registration fee. This is found within your patient portal. 

Start visiting licensed dispensaries!

Once approved, you will be able to download and print your medical marijuana card from the registration portal.

After you have your card, you will then be able to purchase products from West Virginia Dispensaries.

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Required Documents:

You’ll need the following documents to apply for your West Virginia MMJ card:

Proof of Identity

The following are acceptable proof of identity:

Proof of Residency

The following are acceptable proofs of residency:

**For a full list of accepted documents, click here.

Doctor Approval (we provide this after your appointment)

After approval, you must apply with the state:

Qualifying Conditions

In order to obtain a medical marijuana card in West Virginia, it is crucial to meet the qualifying medical conditions set forth by the state. To be eligible for a medical marijuana card in West Virginia, individuals must have one or more of the following qualifying medical conditions:


Here are the most frequently asked questions about West Virginia's Medical Program.

Recreational cannabis is not legal in West Virginia, so getting a medical marijuana recommendation is the only way to use and possess marijuana legally.

Patients may register online to the West Virginia Medical Marijuana System. New patients must create a new application and fill out the New Patient Registration Form. This form will ask for basic personal information. Once this is complete, you must select the available Online-Electronic Certification form from your provider. Next, answer the applicable questions. If you have a financial hardship, the West Virginia state fee may be waived. The next page will prompt you to upload your digital photo, ID document, and proof of West Virginia Residency. 

Once all information is filled out for your application, patients will have the option to either mail their payment or submit payment on line. The West Virginia state application fee is $50, unless provided proof of a financial hardship.

No. Qualifying registered patients and their designated caregivers cannot grow or cultivate medical marijuana. Marijuana products must be purchased through licensed West Virginia  medical marijuana dispensaries.

Patients must be 18 years or older to get a West Virginia state recommendation from PrestoDoctor. If you are under 18, you must apply with a caregiver.

The cost for your doctor appointment with PrestoDoctor is $99.99. You’ll only be billed if you are approved for your medical marijuana card. In the event of a denial, rest assured, there is no charge, as we offer a 100% money-back guarantee.

West Virginia charges a non-refundable application processing fee of $50. If you qualify for a financial hardship waiver, the fee may be reduced to $0.  This is not part of your PrestoDoctor appointment price.

No. West Virginia's medical marijuana program is only available for West Virginia residents.

Medical documentation is encouraged, however it is not required. It is up to your physician to decide if you have a qualifying medical condition.

Yes, you are required to have a valid medical marijuana card in West Virginia to purchase marijuana.

At this time recreational Adult-use is still illegal in West Virginia, so having a medical marijuana card is the only way to use, possess, and visit dispensaries.

Yes, you must be a resident of West Virginia with proof of residency to get a West Virginia medical marijuana card.

Click here to find a list of PrestoDoctor's recommended West Virginia dispensaries.

Patients may possess a 30-day supply of cannabis at one time. This amounts to 6 ounces of plant material or 60 grams of extract. Your medical marijuana card has an allotment tracker to ensure your limit is not exceeded.

Your West Virginia medical marijuana card will take up to 30 days of processing time from the date your application was received and payment was submitted. 

If approved, your card will be available for digital download in the registration portal.

West Virginia  state recommendations are valid for 1 year from the date it is issued. 

More Information On West Virginia

After receiving your Patient Certification form from the physician, proceed to apply for your medical cannabis card through the registration portal in West Virginia. If you don’t have an account yet, you’ll need to register by clicking the “REGISTER” button located in the top right corner. Complete the application within the registration portal and submit payment unless you request and are approved for a financial hardship waiver.

Your application will undergo review within 30-60 days, and you’ll receive an email updating you on its status. In case of any needed corrections, your application will be rejected and returned to you for adjustments and resubmission, without requiring you to create and submit a new application.

Upon approval, your WV Medical Cannabis patient card will be issued digitally within the registration portal.

When it’s time for your West Virginia medical cannabis card renewal, the process is straightforward. Begin by consulting with your physician to obtain a renewed Patient Certification form. Then, access the registration portal and log in to your existing account or create one if you haven’t already. Navigate to the renewal section and complete the application, ensuring all information is accurate and up to date. Submit any required payment, unless you qualify for a financial hardship waiver.

Your renewal application will be reviewed within a reasonable timeframe, typically 30 to 60 days. You’ll receive an email notifying you of the status of your renewal application. If any corrections are needed, your application will be returned for adjustment and resubmission, without the need for creating a new application.

Once your renewal is approved, your WV Medical Cannabis patient card will be reissued, ensuring continued access to the medication you need. Remember to keep track of your renewal dates to maintain uninterrupted access to medical cannabis treatment.

  • In West Virginia, THC oil is legal and available for purchase in various types and strengths to suit medical needs. Local dispensaries offer a range of products including dried flower, liquids, nebulizers, oils, pills, transdermal patches, topicals, tinctures, and vaporizers. While edibles are currently unavailable for purchase at dispensaries, West Virginia’s medical marijuana laws allow individuals to legally make them at home.
  • West Virginia does not have medical marijuana taxes for patients. Instead, the dispensaries pay a 10% privilege tax.
  • West Virginia does not allow for medical marijuana delivery.

Caregivers must also register with the state of West Virginia  within the registry portal. Caregivers will need to upload a few additional documents for background check. Additionally, they must submit fingerprints for a criminal background check.

Caregivers are required to submit a $50.00 processing fee for the application unless requesting a waiver based on financial hardship.


West Virginia does not have any reciprocity laws in place.

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