How To Apply

Open Application Period 1 – April 1, 2022 – June 30, 2022

The New York State WIC Programs Open Application Period 1 is closed. If you have questions about applying as a new chain or would like to add new stores to an existing chain, please reach out to the Vendor Management Agency (VMA) in your store’s demographic area for additional guidance.

Requests for authorization outside Open Application Period 1 will be considered in areas where there is inadequate participant access or exception criteria is met as defined by New York State. The Zip Code List, located on the NYS WIC Vendors website below identifies areas where stores are needed for participant access. If your zip code is on this list, complete the “NYS Request for Application” and submit the document, along with all required attachments, to the vendor management agency in your store’s area, see VMA Location link:

VMA Locations

Request for NYS WIC Application

Zip Code List