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Welcome to CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing (DEV)

We are pleased to offer our citizens, businesses, and visitors access to government services online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In partnership with Accela, Inc., CDFA is fulfilling our promise to deliver powerful e-government services and provide valuable information about the cannabis cultivation while making your interactions with us more efficient, convenient, and interactive. To use ALL the services we provide you must register and create a user account. You can view information, get questions answered and have limited services as an anonymous user. We trust this will provide you with a new, higher level of service that makes living and working in our community a more enjoyable experience.

Learn More

For additional information about the licensing process for cannabis farmers in California, please visit CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing.

To apply for a state cannabis license for distribution, dispensaries, microbusinesses, testing laboratories, or manufacturing (such as edibles and topical products), visit the California Cannabis Portal.

System Requirements

This site supports the following web browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Apple Safari.

For visually impaired or blind readers, the recommended screen readers are JAWS and Dragon Naturally Speaking.

During the application process, “Save and Resume Later” often. You will have the option to return to where you left off. Please do not use your back button or back arrow. Also, please allow pop-ups from this site, by accessing the settings or the options feature for your specific browser.

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