Replacement of Stolen Benefits
Contact your state agency to report stolen SNAP benefits.
Households that previously notified the state will receive a letter, and have 30 days to file a retroactive claim. Other households will have 30 days after the state publishes information about the replacement of stolen benefits process to file a retroactive claim. Report theft within 10 calendar days of discovering and submit a claim form within 10 more calendar days. Report theft by phone, email, mail, fax, or in-person at local offices. Submit claims by mail, fax, email, or in-person at local offices. The state has 10 calendar days after date of theft report, or date of claim submission (whichever is later) to validate the claim.
Benefit Availability: Benefits for approved claims are issued within 10 calendar days after date of report of loss or date of claim submission (whichever is later). You must replace your card.