Can I Become a Caregiver in Virginia? There are no specifics given regarding caregivers and medical marijuana in Virginia. However, there are parent/guardian application forms, so a caregiver program of some sort exists in Virginia, even if it’s not officially named a Caregiver Program. Here’s how to become a “Caregiver” in Virginia when it comes to medical cannabis: 1. The parent/guardian residing at the same address as the patient should first submit the patient registration application. 2. The parent/guardian residing at the same address as the patient should submit the parent/guardian application. 3. Any other parent/guardian who has also been issued a written certification and in need of obtaining board registration should submit the parent/guardian application to the board. Each parent/guardian must obtain his or her own board registration. The online registration application is accessible on the DHP Initial Applications site and may be renewed annually.