How to Apply for WIC

To apply for the WIC Program please contact 252-338-4400.

When you go to apply for WIC, please remember to bring:

  • proof of identification
  • proof of income
  • proof of residence (where you live)

Examples of what you will need to bring:

  • Identification: (Only one is needed)

    Valid driver's license, Social Security card, current work/school ID, current Medicaid card, current military ID, birth certificate, immunization record, and for infants: hospital crib card or ID bracelet.
  • Residence (where you live): (Only one is needed)

    Current utility bill, valid driver’s license, current Medicaid card (or presumptive eligibility form), bank statement, current rental or mortgage receipts, Division of Motor Vehicle ID card.
  • Income: (Only one is needed)

    Current paycheck stubs, or recent tax return for the self-employed, current Medicaid card, a letter of certification for the NC Food and Nutrition Services, a letter from your employer stating gross income and frequency of pay, unemployment letter/notice.

To qualify for WIC, applicants must be both income eligible and have an identified medical/nutritional risk factor. These criteria will be assessed when you apply for WIC at your local WIC office.

With some exceptions, each person applying for WIC must be physically present at the time of application at the local WIC office.


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