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Applications and Forms

Rolling prequalification and license register may be found on our licensed cannabis establishments page.

License Applications are open for manufacturing, wholesale, cultivation, testing labs, and integrated

License Application Portal

Open Application Windows:

  • Cultivator (Indoor, Outdoor, Mixed - Tiers 1-5)
  • Testing Laboratory
  • Integrated
  • Wholesaler
  • Manufacturing (Tiers 1-3)
  • Retail

You will need to create an account through the link above in order to proceed.

PLEASE NOTE: You will not submit payment through the link above. Please use the below link to pay your application fee for the full application only.

Cannabis Control Board Application Payment Service

Checks or money orders should be made out to the Cannabis Control Board. You must include the application submission number in the memo line as well as the words “Full Application” or “Full App”. Please mail your checks and money orders to the following address:

Cannabis Control Board
Attn: Accounting

89 Main Street
Montpelier, VT 50620

Full Application (not pre-qualification) fees are refundable if requested before close of business on the day of application (no partial refunds).

Once the Board has verified that your application is complete, we will provide you with instructions to complete the background screening requirement.

Background screening will be completed through the Board's third-party background screening vendor, Creative Services, Inc. (CSI).

All individuals and/or entities listed within the application shall undergo a background screening with CSI and will be required to pay the associated fees.  This page will be updated with the cost for each background screen and how to submit payment in the coming days. 

Please review our guidance page for more information.

If you still have questions, please email us at or call 802-828-1010, ext. 3 (This is a monitored voicemail box. No one will pick up, but a staff member will return your message in the order that it was received)

The Pre-Qualification application window is closed as of May 31, 2022

Applicants with submitted applications have until Tuesday, June 14, 2022 to finish their applications. All incomplete applications will be withdrawn at close of business on the 14th.

    If you are looking for forms and applications relating to the medical cannabis program, please click here.

    Act 164 (2020) sets the following timeline for the roll-out of the adult use market.

    Please review this document for guidance on which license you might consider, and associated costs

    Application forms should be expected shortly before the dates listed below.

    • April 1, 2022: License applications for integrated licensees, small cultivators, and testing laboratories can be accepted.  
    • May 1, 2022: Licenses for integrated licensees, small cultivators, and testing laboratories can begin to be issued.  
      • License applications for all cultivators can also be accepted.  
    • June 1, 2022: Licenses for all cultivators can begin to be issued.  
    • July 1, 2022: License applications for product manufacturers and wholesalers can be accepted.
    • August 1, 2022: Licenses for product manufacturers and wholesalers can begin to be issued.
    • September 1, 2022: License applications for retailers can be accepted.
    • October 1, 2022: Licenses for retailers can begin to be issued.