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What are the capitalization requirements for each type of license?

License Type

Required Capitalization Amount

Grower Class A


Grower Class B


Grower Class C




Provisioning Center


Safety Compliance Facility


Secure Transporter



The capitalization sources can be demonstrated as follows:

  • At least 25% is in liquid assets. Liquid assets include assets easily convertible to cash. Examples of liquid assets may include, cash, CD’s, 401(k), stocks, and bonds.
  • Remaining capitalization may be evidenced in either additional liquid assets or non-liquid forms, for example equity in real property, supplies, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Evidence must be provided proving the current value and that there is no lien or encumbrance on the asset provided as a source of capitalization.

The capitalization amounts and sources must be validated by Certified Public Accountant (CPA) attested financial statements (CPA Attestation).