Can You Use WIC On Walmart Grocery Pickup

To use WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) benefits with Walmart Grocery Pickup, you need to create a Walmart account and link your WIC EBT card. Once your account is set up, you can shop for WIC-eligible items online and add them to your cart. At checkout, select “WIC EBT” as your payment method and enter your EBT card information. You’ll need to present your WIC EBT card and ID at pickup to verify your eligibility. Your order will be packaged separately from your regular groceries and will include a receipt showing the WIC-eligible items.

WIC Eligibility and Participation

To qualify for WIC, you must meet certain eligibility requirements, such as income limits and nutritional risk. Eligibility is determined by your local WIC agency, and you will need to provide proof of identity, residency, and income.

  • Income Limits: WIC income limits are based on a percentage of the federal poverty level (FPL). To be eligible for WIC, your household income must be at or below 185% of the FPL.
  • Nutritional Risk: You must also be considered at nutritional risk to qualify for WIC. Nutritional risk is determined by a variety of factors, such as your health history, pregnancy status, and breastfeeding status.

Once you have been determined eligible for WIC, you will receive a WIC card that you can use to purchase WIC-approved foods at authorized grocery stores. Walmart is an authorized WIC grocery store, and you can use your WIC card to purchase WIC-approved foods at any Walmart store.

WIC-Approved FoodsExamples
Fruits and vegetablesFresh, frozen, or canned fruits and vegetables
Whole grainsBrown rice, whole-wheat bread, oatmeal
MilkMilk, yogurt, cheese
Peanut butterPeanut butter
Canned fishTuna, salmon, mackerel
Infant formulaInfant formula for infants under 1 year old

Walmart Grocery Pickup Process

Walmart Grocery Pickup is a convenient service that allows you to order groceries online and pick them up at your local Walmart store. To use Walmart Grocery Pickup, you will need to create a account and have a valid credit or debit card. Once you have created an account, you can start shopping for groceries online. Walmart offers a wide variety of groceries, including fresh produce, meat, dairy, and pantry items. Once you have added items to your cart, you can choose a pickup time and location. When you arrive at the store, you will need to park in the designated Grocery Pickup area and call the number on the sign. A Walmart employee will bring your groceries out to your car and load them for you.

Here are the steps on how to use Walmart Grocery Pickup:

  1. Create a account.
  2. Add items to your cart.
  3. Choose a pickup time and location.
  4. Arrive at the store and park in the designated Grocery Pickup area.
  5. Call the number on the sign and a Walmart employee will bring your groceries out to your car and load them for you.

Here are some of the benefits of using Walmart Grocery Pickup:

  • Convenience: You can order groceries online and pick them up at your convenience.
  • Saves time: You can avoid the checkout lines by using Grocery Pickup.
  • No heavy lifting: Walmart employees will load your groceries into your car for you.
  • Wide variety of groceries: Walmart offers a wide variety of groceries, including fresh produce, meat, dairy, and pantry items.

WIC-Eligible Grocery Store Locations for Grocery Store

To authorize grocery stores for WIC grocery store pickup and WIC food benefits:

  • Grocery stores must be in the same state as the WIC office that is authorizing the store.
  • WIC-authorized grocery stores can operate as WIC e-stores, or can use online third-parties to complete the grocery pickup order.

    If the online grocer is a third-part vendor, the grocery store is responsible for the accuracy of the completed orders.

    WIC-Eligible Food Products for Grocery Store

    Foods Authorized for WIC-Approved Online Grocery Stores

    Food ItemWIC-Approved Type
    Fruits and 100% fruit juicesFresh, canned, or 100% fruit juices (100% fruit and no added sweeteners or flavors)
    VegetablesFresh, canned, or 100% fruit juices (100% fruit and no added sweeteners or flavors)Whole GrainsBread, cereal, and riceMilkIncluding 1% or non-flavored 2% milkYogurtPlain yogurtCheeseShredded or block cheeseEggsWhole or liquidPeanut butterPeanut butter, or pre-packaged peanut butter-based snacks (up to 16oz. per month)BeansCANNED BeansMeatPoultry, Fish, MeatSoy-based productsSoy formula for infants 0-12 mo., Tofu
    Note: Soy-based beverages are not an approved WIC food item

    Payment Options for WIC Grocery Pickup

    Walmart offers various payment methods for WIC grocery pickup, ensuring convenience and flexibility for customers utilizing the program.

    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) EBT Card: SNAP recipients can use their EBT card to pay for eligible WIC items.
    • WIC Vouchers: Paper WIC vouchers can be redeemed at Walmart during grocery pickup.
    • Cash: Walmart accepts cash payments for WIC grocery pickup.
    • Walmart Pay: Customers can use the Walmart Pay app linked to a debit or credit card to complete the payment.
    Payment MethodRequirementsRestrictions
    SNAP EBT CardValid SNAP EBT cardEligible SNAP items only
    WIC VouchersPaper WIC vouchersSpecific WIC-approved items only
    CashNoneNo restrictions
    Walmart PayWalmart Pay app linked to debit/credit cardNone

    Well, there you have it, folks! Now you know the ins and outs of using WIC on Walmart Grocery Pickup. Whether you’re a seasoned WIC user or just starting out, I hope this article has been helpful. As always, thanks for reading and be sure to check back soon for more WIC and Walmart-related updates. In the meantime, stay savvy and keep those savings coming!