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Get your New York
Medical Card Today

Book your appointment in 15 minutes and get certified in your state!

You're in Good Hands Here

Which is why we have over 20,000 certified patients!

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We're Reliable

All of our evaluations are risk-free. If you aren’t certified, we’ll refund

100% of your fee. 

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We're Quick

It can take as little as 15 minutes to book an appointment with a doctor in your state! 

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We're Efficient

We’ll help you complete your application with the state and guide you closely after your appointment to get you your medical card. 

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How to Get Your New York Medical Card

Book your Appointment

Schedule a virtual appointment with one of our certified New York professionals



See the Doctor

Meet with your doctor online or over the phone to discuss your medical conditions. Bring any questions you have, our expert physicians are here to help.

Get Certified!

Receive your certification and a set of instructions via email. Submit your certification and application to the New York medical program. You’ll be sent a plastic patient card in a few business days!


Why Choose Green Mind Physicians
for your Medical Card?

To qualify for a medical card in the state of New York, you need a physician’s written certification form. With our telemedicine portal, it has never been easier to qualify for your medical card. Simply make a convenient appointment to meet with one of our licensed New York medical card doctors online. At the end of your virtual visit, you get a completed Physician’s Certification and instructions on how to submit your application.

It’s easy to get access to medical card in New York with Green Mind. If you have your doctor’s note, you can get into a dispensary today!

Best of all, get approved or your money back!

Benefits of getting your New York Medical Card

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Save on medication. Being a medical card patient helps you save money in taxes. In New York the difference is substantial with savings often over 20%

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Improved access to products. Order online, and cut the line

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Almost any medical condition qualifies for medical card in New York

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Job security for users

Our Concierge Service

Don't like the paperwork? We got you covered.

We know certifying for a medical card online can be confusing and stressful. Let us do the work for you! We’ve helped hundreds of patients with their applications to the state after their doctor’s appointments. 

Choose Concierge Service when you checkout to get our help with your paperwork!

We’ll help you fill your application out, take a valid photo, and send it back to you when you just have to turn it in.

Not available in all states.

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FAQs on the New York
Medical Card Program

What Are the Requirements for the Medical Card Program in New York?

  • Be a resident of the State of New York at the time of application and remain a resident during participation in the program

  • Have a qualifying debilitating medical condition

  • Have a signed physician certification 

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Have a valid and unexpired New York state driver’s license or state-issued ID

  • Not be an active duty law enforcement officer, correctional officer, correctional probation officer, or firefighter

How Much Does it Cost to Get My New York Medical Card?


  • It’s just $125 for a New Patient Medical Card evaluation! 

  • If you’re a newer patient, it’s a great opportunity to follow up with a knowledgeable provider. 

  • If you’re renewing, we charge $99 for renewal appointments in New York. 

  • If you have proof of limited income (such as SNAP, Medicaid, or unemployment benefits) let us know! Email us at and we’ll try to work with you on the price. 

  • There’s no longer a cost to register with the state of New York! 

How Soon Will I Get My New York Medical Card?

You will receive your written certification from your New York doctor within 1 business day (although it typically arrives within a few hours). 

How Often Do I Need to Be Certified for Medical Card in New York?


In New York, you need to be certified by a doctor yearly. 

Get in touch with our team before you renew! Email us at and we’ll create a coupon code that makes it cheaper for you to renew. 

What Medical Conditions Qualify for Medical Card in New York?

Importantly, New York is a discretionary state. Doctors can allow access to card for almost any medical condition. Here is a complete list from the New York state website:

  • Any medical condition, at the discretion of your health care provider

  • Cancer, 

  • HIV infection or AIDS

  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

  • Parkinson’s disease

  • multiple sclerosis

  • spinal cord injury with spasticity

  • epilepsy

  • inflammatory bowel disease

  • neuropathy

  • Huntington’s disease

  • post-traumatic stress disorder

  • pain that degrades health and functional capability as an alternative to opioid use

  • substance use disorder

  • Alzheimer’s

  • muscular dystrophy

  • dystonia

  • rheumatoid arthritis

  • autism

Can I Grow Plants as a New York Medical Patient?


Unfortunately not! It’s still not legal to grow plants in New York.

Can I Have a Caregiver in New York?

  • In New York, any certified MMJ patient can designate up to five caregivers to help them with purchasing and administering medicine. A person can be designated as a caregiver if they are 21 or older, are a resident of New York, and are not the medical practitioner that certified the patient.

  • A caregiver can register with New York once the patient’s application is approved by the state. A caregiver is not allowed to assume their duties until they receive their approval and Registry ID card from the state.

Can I Travel With My Medication?


No. You cannot cross state lines or travel with products. Being a medical patient doesn’t change that!

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