Food Stamps


IM-#137 November 21, 2005,  IM-#47 April 15, 2002

The EU has primary responsibility for providing documentary evidence to support statements made at application and to resolve any questionable information. Workers must assist the EU in obtaining this verification provided the EU is cooperating. EUs may supply documentary evidence in person, through the mail, by fax or electronic device, or through an authorized representative. The EU must not be required to present verification in person.

One or more of the following methods of verification are used to determine an individual’s eligibility for benefits.