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Application - Renewal with changes

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Making Changes to your Authorization to Possess and/or Licence to Produce during the Renewal process

You may use the renewal process to make changes to your authorization to possess and/or licence to produce marihuana for medical purposes, including changes to your source of supply of marihuana. The following chart outlines the necessary forms required for any changes you may need to make during the renewal process:

New: Please note that changes to the production address or increases in the number of plants for Personal-Use or Designated-Person Production Licences must be received by Health Canada before October 1, 2013. Also, address changes occurring after December 15, 2013, will not be processed.

From October 1, 2013, to March 31, 2014, no changes to production site addresses, or increases in the number of plants for Personal-Use or Designated-Person Production Licences will be accepted.

Renewing Your Application with Changes

Name Change

OR
  • Form R
  • Legal name change document or marriage certificate

Physical and/or Mailing Address Change

Please note: Changes to the production address for Personal-Use or Designated-Person Production Licences must be received by Health Canada before October 1, 2013.

Also, Health Canada will not issue amended production licences for any address changes after December 15, 2013.

Changing source of marihuana (Health Canada supply or Production Licence)

Please note: No new applications for Personal-Use or Designated-Person Production Licences will be accepted by Health Canada as of October 1, 2013. Applications for new Personal-Use or Designated-Person Production Licences must be received by Health Canada before October 1, 2013.

Change in Medical Practitioner

  • Form A
  • Form B1 or Form B2
  • New applicant photographs signed by the new medical practitioner
  • Source Form (Form E1 (Health Canada supply) or Form C, (Personal-Use Production) or Form D (Designated-Person Production)
  • All other supporting documents if applicable (Form F, proof of signing authority, CRC, DP photographs)

Change in daily amount (increase)

Please note: Increases in the number of plants for Personal-Use or Designated-Person Production Licences must be received by Health Canada before October 1, 2013.

  • Form A
  • Form B1 or Form B2
  • Source Form (Form E1 (Health Canada supply) or Form C, (Personal-Use Production) or Form D (Designated-Person Production)
  • All other supporting documents if applicable, Form F, proof of signing authority, CRC, DP photographs)

Change in delivery instruction for Health Canada Supply

Change to Production Licence: production site/mode of production/storage site

Please note: Changes to the production address for Personal-Use or Designated-Person Production Licences must be received by Health Canada before October 1, 2013.

Also, Health Canada will not issue amended production licences for any address changes after December 15, 2013.

  • Form R
  • Form C or Form D
  • Form F if the production site is not the applicant's or designated person's ordinary place of residence and is not owned by the applicant or designated person.
  • Proof of signing authority if the property owner named is a Corporation

Health Canada strives to meet its service standards for processing complete applications within 10 weeks of receiving the application, including new applications, applications to renew, or applications to amend an existing authorization/licence. Please note that the service standard only applies once applications are fully completed. Incomplete applications are returned to the applicant with instructions on what is missing and how to fill in missing information. Applications from people with symptoms being treated within the context of compassionate end-of-life care will continue to be given immediate priority.