Medical Marijuana

 Main Phone: (775) 328-3023

All Medical Marijuana Establishments and Medical Marijuana Employee/Volunteers are regulated by Washoe County Business License, Washoe County Code Chapter 25.700 and Nevada Revised Statutes 453A.053 & 453A.104.  The purpose of the work card is to document and investigate all employees, volunteers and owner/officers of Medical Marijuana Establishments pursuant to the applicable statutes.

Permit Section Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Requirements for those applying for Medical Marijuana Establishment Card:

Fingerprints are not necessary if the owner/operator, property owner, partner, officer or director was fingerprinted at the State level.

Fingerprints are only necessary if the property owner, partner, officer of director has no direct access to the running of the Establishment and was not fingerprinted at the State level.

  • All applicants who are owner/operator, property owner, partner, officer or director of an Establishment must bring with them documents from Washoe County Business License. The fee is $35 to process and $36.25 for State and FBI fingerprints. The total is $71.25.
  • Provide a copy of their employee/volunteer list.
  • All applicants are required to complete an application packet which includes a form that allows the Sheriff's Office to inform the Washoe County Business License Department of the status of your application.
  • Valid photo identification
    1. Driver’s License – issued within the US only
    2. State issued I.D.
    3. Passport
  • Processing fee: $35 for work permit, plus fingerprint fee ( if applicable) of $36.25
  • If applicable fingerprints will be taken at time of application for both a state-wide and a national records check.
  • Your photo must be taken for the I.D. Card
  • I.D. Card will be valid for one year.

Requirements for those applying for Medical Marijuana Employee/Volunteer

  • All applicants who are employee/volunteer working at a Medical Marijuana establishment must be on the list provided by the owner/officer of the Establishment.
  • Valid Photo Identification
  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Provide State issued card allowing customers to work for a Medical Marijuana establishment
  • Complete a Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Application packet which includes a form that allows the Sheriff’s Office to inform the Washoe County Business License Department of the status of your application.
  • Processing fee: $35 for work permit (fingerprints are not required)
  • Your photo must be taken for the I.D. Card
  • I.D. Card will be valid for one year.

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