Join the growing community of 111,000 medical marijuana patients in Pennsylvania by getting certified for your card.

Before visiting our dispensaries, you must have a Medical Marijuana Card. You can now apply for Medical Marijuana cards with the State of Pennsylvania. Here are the steps you will need to take.  

Step 1. Check Qualifying Conditions

In order to obtain a medical marijuana card in Pennsylvania, you must qualify under a list of 23 medical conditions. Learn more about the conditions.

STEP 2. Register Online

Visit to create a Patient Profile.

STEP 3. Update State ID

It's important that the address listed on your PA driver’s license or PENN-DOT issued ID card reflects your current address.  If not, you will have to update your PA state ID before applying for a medical marijuana card.

STEP 4. Consult a Certified Doctor

Visit a certified physician to determine whether medical cannabis is right for you and to receive your patient certification form.

STEP 4. Designate Caregivers (optional)

If you are a patient that is under the age of 18, you will be required to designate up to two caregivers. If you are an adult patient that requires in-home support, has a disability, or simply wishes to use caregivers, you may designate up to two caregivers. Caregivers must visit the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Medical Marijuana Program registry

STEP 6. Finish Registration

After your physician has submitted your patient certification form, return to your patient profile and complete the application process (there is a $50 application fee).

STEP 7. Visit Our Dispensary

Once you receive your card, you are ready to make a purchase at a Maitri dispensary. Be sure to bring your ID and medical marijuana card. For directions and hours of operation at our dispensaries, visit Maitri Pittsburgh or Uniontown


Learn about upcoming certification events in Pittsburgh and Uniontown.

Contact us at 412.404.7464 (Pittsburgh) or 724.550.4565 (Uniontown) if you need assistance navigating this process.


Preparing for your first visit

The average wait time at Maitri for new patients is 15 minutes. Last patient is accepted at 5:45 pm daily in Uniontown and 6:45pm in Pittsburgh. Returning patients who know what they want can be in and out in five minutes and will be accepted at 5:55pm daily in Uniontown and 6:55pm in Pittsburgh.

Reduce your wait time by downloading and completing the Patient Intake and Consent Form prior to your visit.