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Dispensary FAQs


License Type Fee
Dispensary License $500.00

Note: Each license provider/MIPP must apply for a dispensary license. You may apply for 1 (one) dispensary license located at the same location as your provider/MIPP license at no charge. Additional dispensaries are $500 per dispensary.

  • Payment must be made online by Credit/Debit Card, ACH, or mail in a check or money order. Mailed in payments will be processed upon receipt and may delay an application. No cash is allowed. Do NOT send cash.
  • Only one payment per application type will be accepted.
  • Each application must have its own individual payment.
  • All fees are for the application processing and will not be refunded if the application is incomplete, denied or the card is revoked.

Dispensary Application Requirements

  • In order to apply for a dispensary license you must first be approved as a licensed Provider/MIPP.
  • Before applying for a business license, METRC Level 1 Training must be completed.
    • To enroll or verify if training is complete, contact METRC Support, (877) 566-6506
  • All dispensary applicants will apply online via Complia’s Industry Portal 
  • The following is required to submit an application for a dispensary license
    • Persons of interest (anyone with an ownership interest) must submit fingerprints and have their background check complete before an application can be processed. 
    • Copy of MT Driver’s License, MT State ID, Tribal ID, or Passport for each person of interest. If submitting a passport, include a proof of residency document for each passport. Acceptable proof of residency documents include a utility bill or lease agreement. Please contact the Montana Medical Marijuana Program for additional guidance.
    • If  renting or leasing the property where you are dispensing marijuana, you must include a notarized Landlord Permission Form.
  • Register for an employee badge (remind employees to register as well)
  • Dispensary applications will be processed in the order received.
  • An email notification will be sent upon receipt of application. After review, an email indicating approval, rejection, or denial will be sent. Further instructions will be included if applicable.
  • When an application is approved, an email notification will be sent with instructions on how to get credentialed into METRC’s tracking system. Access to METRC is not available until a business license application has been approved.
  • Expiration dates will be 1 year from the day the application is approved.
  • Submit Renewal applications 45 days before expiration date to allow for processing. Renewal notifications will be emailed 45 days before license(s) expire.
  • Contact Montana Medical Marijuana Program (406) 444-0596 for questions regarding the application process.

Change Requests

  • Contact the program for change requests. (No fee required)
  • Changes to employees or cardholders are managed through METRC
  • These changes must be submitted to the department within 10 days to avoid being revoked from the registry:
    • Personal information
      • Name
        Mailing address
      • Change in ownership
  • Request to be removed from registry