Authorization to sell authorized foods to participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Woman, Infants and Children (WIC).
- Grocery and pharmacy must be located in Wisconsin;
- The vendor has a fixed location and regular established hours of operation;
- Charge reasonable prices for WIC foods - prices charged for WIC foods must not exceed 115% of the average prices charged by other vendors in the Local WIC Project service area;
- Have adequate stock levels of WIC foods;
- Acceptable history with WIC, SNAP/FoodShare Program, and other food and nutrition programs of the United States Department of Agriculture;
- Must have satisfactory site visit; and
- Complete a training session.
Also see our website on How to Become a WIC Vendor.
- Proof of ownership of the business;
- Copy of license as retail food establishment; and
- Registration with the Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) of any corporation or partnership.
To apply, please see our website on How to Become a WIC Vendor.
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Instructions are included with application materials.
Federal Title 7 CFR Part 246, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children and
Wisconsin Stat. § 253.06, State supplemental food program for women, infants, and children.
Wisconsin administrative code
Other agencies involved
Read the Department of Revenue's booklet entitled Grocers - How Do Wisconsin Sales and Use Taxes Affect your Operation?