Patient Application


Before starting your application, please gather all the required information and documents you will need to complete it. Incomplete applications cannot be saved and returned to later.

Required items include:

  • 1. A healthcare practitioner recommendation with a date of issuance within 2 years of the application submission date OR Self-Certification for individuals 21 and older*
  • 2. Social Security Number or a copy of a sworn affidavit stating lack of one*
  • 3. One (1) current face photo, "2x2"*
  • 4. One (1) copy of DC DMV REAL ID* OR
    • One (1) proof of DC residency and*
    • One (1) copy of government-issued photo ID*
  • 5. Caregiver Application (Optional)
  • 6. Reduced fee proof of income documentation (Optional)

Upon submission, you will be sent a confirmation of receipt email. If your application needs additional documentation, you will receive an email with the necessary documents requested.

After all necessary documents are reviewed you will receive an email with a digital letter and a physical card will be mailed to your residence. Fees have been waived for new and renewal applications received by August 18, 2022.

To ensure prompt receipt, please add our email to your safe senders list, address book, or contact list.

Program details are available 24/7 at Phone and email inquiries are responded to Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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Patient Information

Recommendation Information

Required Documents

Required Documents--Reduced Fee Applicants Only

Required Documents--Applicants with No SSN Only

Optional--Applicants Designating a Caregiver Only

Intended Fee Payment Method


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