How to Prove You Are a State Resident

Applicants to New Jersey WIC may use any of the following forms of documentation to prove that they are residents of the state.

  • Valid, current New Jersey driver license
  • Valid, current voter registration
  • State issued identification card
  • Two pieces of mail sent to applicant within the past 30 days, such as a utility bill
  • Rental lease

How to Apply for WIC

New Jersey WIC Services are available to low and no income families as well as families experiencing unemployment, military deployment and other interim family financial hardships.

How to Apply for and Receive WIC Benefits and Services

You may apply for New Jersey WIC by contacting your local WIC agency or WIC clinic office and scheduling an appointment.

Who is Eligible to Apply for and Receive WIC Benefits?

  • Pregnant women
  • Women who have delivered a child within the last six months
  • Breastfeeding women who have delivered a child within the last year
  • Infants and children under five years old

To be eligible, people in these categories must:

  • Have a medical condition or limited access to nutrition that places their health at risk
  • Live in New Jersey and provide proof of residency
  • Meet income guidelines

What to Bring to a WIC Appointment

When you visit your local WIC agency or WIC clinic for the appointment you've scheduled, please ensure that all applicants in the family, including children, are present for the appointment.

You will also need to bring the following materials:



Last Reviewed: 3/1/2017