Replacement of Stolen Benefits
Contact your state agency to report stolen SNAP benefits.
Households have 30 calendar days after the state has started their plan (Sept. 1, 2023) to submit a retroactive claim. For regular claims, household must discover theft within 30 calendar days of date of theft. You have 30 calendar days after date of discovery to report and submit a claim form. Report theft and submit claim forms phone, mail, 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 24 hours of claim approval. You must replace your card.