How To Order A New WIC Card

To get a new WIC card, you’ll need to contact your local WIC office. The office can provide you with an application form that you’ll need to fill out and return. You’ll also need to provide proof of income, proof of identity, and proof of residency. Once your application is processed, you’ll be issued a new WIC card. You can use this card to purchase food at authorized WIC stores.

Contacting Your Local WIC Office

  • Call or text: Look up the phone number or text number for your local WIC office on the WIC website or search online.
  • Visit in person: You can go to your local WIC office during business hours to request a new card.
  • Email: Some WIC offices may provide an email address for you to contact them.

When you contact your local WIC office, they will ask for information such as your name, address, and date of birth. They may also ask for the reason you need a new card.

Once you have provided the necessary information, the WIC office will issue you a new card. You can usually pick up the card at the office or have it mailed to you.

Method of ContactDetails
Call or textLook up the phone number or text number for your local WIC office on the WIC website or search online.
Visit in personGo to your local WIC office during business hours to request a new card.
EmailSome WIC offices may provide an email address for you to contact them.

Eligibility Requirements for a New WIC Card

To be eligible for a new WIC card, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be pregnant, breastfeeding, or have a child under the age of 5.
  • Meet income guidelines. The income guidelines vary depending on your state and family size.
  • Live in the United States.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident.

If you meet the eligibility requirements, you can apply for a new WIC card at your local WIC clinic.

You will need to bring the following documents to your appointment:

  • Proof of income
  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of address
  • Proof of pregnancy or breastfeeding (if applicable)
  • Proof of your child’s age (if applicable)

Once you have been approved for a new WIC card, you will receive a plastic card that you can use to purchase WIC-approved foods at authorized grocery stores.

Your WIC card will expire after one year. You will need to reapply for a new card each year.

Eligibility RequirementDescription
Pregnant, breastfeeding, or have a child under the age of 5You must be pregnant, breastfeeding, or have a child under the age of 5 to be eligible for WIC.
Meet income guidelinesThe income guidelines vary depending on your state and family size.
Live in the United StatesYou must live in the United States to be eligible for WIC.
Be a U.S. citizen or a legal residentYou must be a U.S. citizen or a legal resident to be eligible for WIC.

Documents Needed for Application

The process of ordering a new card is straightforward and typically requires a few key documents. These documents serve as proof of your identity and eligibility. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Government-issued photo ID, such as a driver’s license, passport, or military ID.
  • Proof of residency, such as a utility bill, bank statement, or lease agreement.
  • Social Security number.
  • For non-U.S. citizens or permanent residents, additional documentation may be required, such as a visa or green card.
DocumentPurpose
Government-issued photo IDProof of identity
Proof of residencyVerification of address
Social Security numberEligibility verification
Additional documentation (for non-U.S. citizens/permanent residents)Proof of legal status

Lost or Stolen WIC Card

If your WIC card is lost or stolen, you can order a new one by following these steps:

  1. Contact your local WIC clinic.
  2. Provide your name, address, and date of birth.
  3. The clinic will issue you a new card on the spot or mail it to you within 5-7 business days.

Processing Time and Card Delivery

The processing time for a new WIC card varies depending on the state you live in. In most cases, you will receive your new card within 5-7 business days. If you do not receive your card within this time frame, you should contact your local WIC clinic.

The card will be mailed to the address you provide on your application. If you move before you receive your card, you should contact your local WIC clinic to update your address.
That’s it, folks! You now know how to order a new WIC card. Easy peasy, right? If you have any other questions, be sure to visit our website again. We’ve got a wealth of information on everything WIC-related, so you’re sure to find what you need. Thanks for reading, and we’ll see you soon!