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Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2021-0074

WIC Certification and Eligibility Resource and Best Practices Guide

The WIC Certification and Eligibility Resource and Best Practices Guide  is a compilation of existing regulations and best practices that WIC state and local agencies may choose to use when determining eligibility for the program.  This simple, 10-page document walks WIC personnel through the certification process.

Resource | FAQs/Q&As | FNS-GD-2018-0025

APD - Testing Items FAQs

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2016-0055

Verification of Certification

This memorandum provides guidance for all state agencies administering WIC related to the issuance, acceptance, and confirmation of Verification of Certification when a WIC participant moves from one service delivery area to another, particularly in the case of participants that move from one state to another.

WIC 2016-4
Resource | Regulations

PART 3015—Uniform Federal Assistance Regulations

Part 3015 specifies the set of principles for determining allowable costs under USDA grants and cooperative agreements to state and local governments, universities, non-profit and for-profit organizations

Resource | Final Rule

Final Rule: WIC Implementation of Nondiscretionary WIC Certification and General Administrative Provisions

This is an affirmation by the Department of a final rule, without change, of an interim rule that amended the regulations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children by implementing most of the nondiscretionary provisions of the Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act of 2004 that address participant certification and general program administration in the WIC program.

Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0006

State Agency Model Systems Transfers

This policy memorandum outlines the requirements for the revised WIC Advance Planning Document process and provides additional guidance to state agencies that are interested in the transfer of a SAM system.

WIC 2007-2
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2007-0001

Certification and Monthly Food Benefits Issuance Cycles and Reporting Monthly Participation on the FNS-798

This policy memo provides clarification of several program requirements regarding certification and monthly food benefits issuance cycles and reporting monthly participation on the WIC Financial Management and Participation Report (FNS-798).

WIC 2007-1
Resource | Policy Memos | FNS-GD-2006-0018

WPM #2006-5: Value Enhanced Nutrition Assessment-WIC Nutrition Assessment Policy

The VENA Guidance is intended to guide WIC state agencies in developing policies and procedures related to all aspects of nutrition assessment.

WIC 2006-5
Resource | Interim Final Rule

Interim Rule: WIC Certification Integrity

This interim rule amends regulations for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. The rule adds three legislative requirements that affect the application and certification process for the WIC program.