415 4th Street,
Oakland, CA 94607

(510) 625-7877 (patients or general inquiries)

(510) 681-4873 (vendors)

We verify physician recommendations


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Entering Purple Heart Patient Center

Welcome to the Purple Heart Patient Center online portal. If you are a first time patient read carefully, because there are a few things to know.

The Rules

We have a few simple rules that are designed to ensure everyone’s safety at PHPC.  Thank you in advance for your cooperation!

1. Please turn off and put away cell phones before entering PHPC.  Please also remove any Bluetooth devices and store them away. 

2. Recording (audio or visual) devices of any kind are prohibited.   

3. Covering your face, including wearing any masks or hoods, is prohibited.  Please pull down your hoods so that your face is clearly visible. 

4. Please leave any large bags such as duffel bags or backpacks with the security guard in the dispensary area.

5. Please do not place any bags or purses of any kind on the sales counter.  If you have trouble holding or carrying your bag you can safely leave your bags with the security guard. 

6. Re-sale of medicine is strictly prohibited.

7. Approaching or soliciting any patients or vendors on the premises, or as they enter or leave PHPC, is strictly prohibited. 

Verifying Patients, First Time Patient Entry

Purple Heart Patient Center verifies physician recommendations Monday-Saturday until 7:30pm and Sunday until 6:30pm.

Patients with recommendations will need to have their recommendation verified each time it is renewed.

Verification of New Patients


How we verify your paperwork

For more information you can contact the Oakland Patient ID Center at:

Tel: (510) 832-5346 Fax: (510) 986-0534
1733 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612-2105
P.O. Box 70401, Oakland, CA 94612-0401
email: info@patientidcenter.org