You can submit a paper application for renewing your Delaware medical marijuana card up to 90 days before the expiration date of your current card. The application form is available on the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services website or may be requested from the Department. If requested, the DHSS will email or mail the application form to you.
The DHSS provides a separate renewal form for adult patients (aged 18 or older) and pediatric patients (aged 17 or younger). You must have your certifying healthcare provider complete the healthcare practitioner certification section while you complete the other sections of the application form. Include the renewal fee when submitting the completed form to:
Delaware Division of Public Health
Medical Marijuana Program
Jesse Cooper Building, Suite 140
417 Federal Street
Dover, DE 19901
Yes, you can renew your Delaware medical marijuana card online. However, it is recommended that you contact your certifying physician to verify that the healthcare provider has signed up to participate in the state’s online application certification program. If your attending physician has not signed up to participate, you will be unable to complete your renewal online and would need to find a participating physician.
To initiate the renewal process, visit the DHSS medical marijuana patient portal to create an account if you do not already have a profile on the system. Afterward, log in to the system using your created credentials and access the patient account information screen. You can complete the required form and pay the relevant fee from there. For more information on renewing your Delaware medical marijuana card, see the online application patient guide on the DHSS website.
A Delaware medical marijuana card is valid for one year. Therefore, you must renew your card one year from the date of issuance.
Yes, you need a medical marijuana card renewal doctor to re-certify you as eligible to use medical cannabis each time you renew your Delaware medical marijuana card. While the state keeps no registry of healthcare providers approved to issue medical marijuana certifications, your attending healthcare provider must be licensed to practice in Delaware and be a:
Attending healthcare practitioners must also have bona fide relationships with the patients they certify for medical marijuana.
It costs $50 to renew a Delaware medical marijuana card. If your gross household income is lower or equal to 138% of the poverty level, your application fee will be reduced to $25. For those sending applications for renewal, this fee is payable with a check or money order made out to the State of Delaware. Note that your certifying physician will also charge a consultation fee before issuing your medical marijuana certification. This fee may be as high as $180.
Delaware medical marijuana card renewal can be done online or by mail. No physical locations or offices are allowed to receive renewal applications.
No, you cannot use a medical marijuana card from another state in Delaware. Approved medical marijuana dispensaries in the state are only open to Delaware residents with medical marijuana cards issued by the Department of Health and Social Services.