Eligibility & How to Apply
This page will provide a summary of the
eligibility requirements for persons interested in participating in
the Food Distribution
Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR) and how to apply.
Includes low-income American Indian and non-Indian households
that reside on a reservation, and households living in approved
areas near a reservation or in Oklahoma that contain at least one persons who
is a member of a Federally-recognized tribe.
Households are certified based on income and resource standards
set by the Federal government, and must be recertified at least
every 12 months. Elderly and disabled households may be
certified for up to 24 months. Households may not participate in FDPIR
and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the same month.
Contact your SDA/Indian
Tribal Organization (ITO), or the FNS
Regional Office in your area for further assistance. For a list
of the FDPIR Contacts that administer this program,
To view a fact sheet with frequently asked questions about how this
program works, click here.