Steps to Obtain a License

Getting started

Review the steps below to start operating an adult-use or medical marijuana facility.

Before you apply for a license, you must complete the Buildings, Safety, Engineering and Environmental Department (BSEED) Zoning and Building Permit Process.

Once you receive the required zoning and permits you may complete the following steps.




01Get approved by the State of Michigan

Get prequalified by the State of Michigan by filling out the below application:

Prequalification Application

02Tax Clearance
  • All individual members/stakeholders/officers of the entity and the entity itself should submit an individual clearance application in addition to the business clearance for the corporation/LLC (if applicable)
  • Please indicate that you are applying for a marijuana license in your application
  • Apply Here

Once you have completed the above steps, you will be ready to move to the steps below


03License Application Checklist

Checklists to assist applicants seeking a marijuana license are below.

04Apply For a License

Once you have reviewed the process guides, application checklist and gathered the required documentation you can apply for a new license.


Note: No mailed, faxed, or emailed applications will be accepted. Electronic applications only.