Disclaimer: The information presented should not be construed as an advertisement for Medical Marijuana or for Advanced PainCare's services in certifying patients for Medical Marijuana.  This information is provided as a service to patients wishing to register for Medical Marijuana through the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Registering for Medical Marijuana in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is exclusively an online process that must be performed on a desktop or laptop computer.  Mobile devices cannot be used.  In order to successfully register, you must have the following:

  • Internet access via desktop or laptop computer

  • Valid email address

  • State-issued photo ID, such as a driver's license

Click here for New Registration instructions

Click here for Re-certification instructions

New Registrations

  1. Go to

  2. Click on "How to Get Medical Marijuana"

  3. Scroll down and click on the "Patients and Caregivers Registry" link

  4. In the new window, under "New Users" click on the "Adult Patient Registration" link

  5. Complete the form using the information EXACTLY as it appears on your Pennsylvania issued photo identification/driver's license. 

    1. You must use all CAPS when entering your information

    2. DO NOT use spaces between the numbers in the drivers' license or Pennsylvania issued ID card.

    3. DO NOT use punctuation, such as periods or commas, in your address.

    4. Example: your address is listed as 100 E MAIN ST on your driver's license - do not spell out EAST or STREET - must be exactly as it appears.

    5. Click submit when finished.

  6. If there is a problem, the help desk number for assistance with registering is 888-733-5595

  7. Once you have your Medical Marijuana Registration ID number, you can schedule an appointment with Dr. Santo for your initial certification.

  1. Log into your account at the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Registry

  2. Go to Profile Settings

  3. Click on "Renew My Registration"

  4. Now you can schedule an appointment with Dr. Santo for re-certification



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