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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
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Replacement of Stolen Benefits

Contact your state agency to report stolen SNAP benefits.

Households have 90 calendar days after the state has started their plan (Dec. 1, 2023) to submit a retroactive claim. Submit regular claims within 90 days of date of theft. Submit claims by mail or in-person at local offices. The state has 10 business days to validate the claim.

Benefit Availability: Benefits for approved claims are issued within 10 business days after claim approval. You must replace your card.

Page updated: February 15, 2024