Store Training Information
As a SNAP authorized retailer it is your responsibility to ensure that the SNAP training materials are reviewed by all firm's owners and all employees (whether paid or unpaid, new, full-time or part-time); and that all employees follow SNAP rules and regulations.
Click here for a summary of SNAP Training Expectations. See below for links to the SNAP regulations and training material.
Regulations on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program can
be found at Title 7; Subtitle B; Chapter II; Subchapter C – Food Stamp
and Food Distribution Program of the Electronic Code of Federal
Click here to access this information.
FNS offers a 25-page training guide that
fully covers program rules and regulations. The guide also covers all
frequently asked questions (FAQ) on what food is eligible, SNAP
purchases exempt from sales tax, manufacturer’s coupons, and your
We strongly encourage you to review the guide
with all owners and employees. We offer this guide in two
languages that you can select from below.
FNS offers a 17-minute streaming video that
reviews program rules and regulations. This is a Windows Media Video
file. If clicking on the link does not launch the video on your
computer, then open Windows Media Player; click on “File”, click on
“Open URL”; and copy the following URL:
Eligible Food Items
Click here for more information to
determine the eligibility of a product for purchase with SNAP benefits.
How to Obtain New Retailer SNAP Posters and
As of May 19, 2010, FNS revised its SNAP
posters and decals to inform clients that benefits are not merely
accepted, but welcomed at your establishment. If you are an authorized
SNAP retailer, you may order the new SNAP poster and decal for your
store, or replace lost or damaged material, by calling our toll-free
retailer hotline at 1-877-823-4369. Please have your FNS number on
hand prior to calling.