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2020-51: SNAP: Resumption of Application and Recertification Interviews


In response to the surge of SNAP applications received as a result of COVID- 19, the federal government authorized a number of waivers to support the timely processing of these cases and the continuity of benefits for existing clients. One of these waivers which provided for the temporary suspension of interviews (per Transmittal 2020-29) has expired. Effective immediately, SNAP applications must have an interview completed before eligibility can be determined.

Recertification interviews are also resuming effective with the issuance of this OLG transmittal

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