Licensing

Licenses issued by the Bureau of Cannabis Control, CDFA’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing, and CDPH’s Manufactured Cannabis Safety Branch for cultivators, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, microbusinesses, testing laboratories, and event organizers are now in effect as of January 1, 2018 and businesses are now operating in California’s newly-legal commercial cannabis market. More than 10,000 cannabis operators, from Shasta Lake to the City of San Diego, hold state licenses in the largest cannabis market in the country.

To apply for a state license with one of California’s three cannabis licensing authorities, please visit the links provided below.

Apply for a License

Temporary Licensing Information

Check a License

Tax Permits

Motor Carrier Permits