Replacement of Stolen Benefits
Contact your state agency to report stolen SNAP benefits.
Households have 45 calendar days after the state has started their plan (July 14, 2023) to make an initial report of theft for a retroactive claim. The state will then mail the claim form and you have 30 calendar days to return the form. For regular claims, report theft within 45 calendar days of date of theft. The state will mail a claim form within 10 calendar days and you have 30 calendar days to return the form. Report theft by phone, mail, email, or in-person at local offices. Submit claims by mail, fax, email, or in-person at local offices. The state has 30 calendar days to validate the claim.
Benefit Availability: Benefits for approved claims are issued within 5 calendar days after the date a Notice of Decision is mailed to the household. You must your card.