Exciting Announcement! MED is resuming appointment-based in-person services on Tuesday, June 21
The Marijuana Enforcement Division is excited to announce that beginning Tuesday, June 21, 2022, we will resume appointment-based in-person services in all of our offices. To support our efforts to deliver exceptional customer service and timely processing of applications, in-person services will be available by appointment only. We are not accepting walk-in requests at this time. The following information further details the scope of MED licensing services available to our customers.
How to Renew Your License
MED Regulated Marijuana Business Licenses must be renewed each year, except the Transporter License which is valid for two years. The MED Office will send an email notification 90 days prior to the expiration date of the license to the business contact email address provided by the licensee. We strongly encourage owners to submit their renewal application packets as soon after its receipt as possible.
ATTENTION: Pursuant to 2019 legislative changes under Senate Bill 19-224, a licensee must apply for renewal before the expiration date of their license. Prior law provided a "grace period" for business licensees to submit renewal applications within 90 days following their expiration date. However, as of January 1, 2020, statute and rules will no longer provide a 90-day "grace period" for renewal submission. Therefore, absent a licensee's submission and acceptance of a complete renewal application prior to a license expiration date, a license is immediately invalid upon expiration. An expired license will not be renewed or reinstated. A regulated marijuana business with an expired license must submit a new business license application with required fees and receive required approvals in order to resume the exercise of any license privileges.
- 1. Submit an Application
Submit a completed Regulated Marijuana Business License Renewal Application, unless you're applying digitally (see below)
- Ensure you have compiled and included all necessary supporting documentation.
- Ensure you have provided a signature where required.
- 2. Pay the Application Fee
The MED cannot complete its intake of your application without your payment of requisite fees.
Please include a check or money order or indicate you would like to pay by credit card (and you will be sent a link).
The MED is also offering an online payment link option available via Colorado Interactive Payment System. For applicants seeking to use this online payment link option, following receipt of your application, a MED staff member will contact you via email with the link to submit your payment. PLEASE NOTE: inaccurate payment may delay the issuance of your license. Full and proper payment is required, so please double-check your payment before submitting it! For a summary of fees, please see the MED's Fee Schedule.
How to Submit Your Application
Submit by Mail
Marijuana Enforcement Division
1697 Cole Blvd., Suite 200
Lakewood, CO 80401
In-Person (Appointments Only) - Lakewood
Please utilize the appointment scheduling link to schedule an appointment.
DROP-OFF - The Lakewood Office ONLY - 1697 Cole Blvd. Suite 200, Lakewood, CO 80401 - The Lakewood office’s Drop Box is now located in the lobby and is only available from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Please place your complete applications in an envelope to keep the application intact.