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How to Become an Authorized WIC Vendor

Contact the Florida WIC Program

  •  1-800-342-3556
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    Fax

    850-922-3936
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    Mailing Address

    Bureau of WIC Program Services 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A16 

    Tallahassee FL 32399 

Open enrollment period for WIC Vendors in the North Florida Region only begins January 2, 2018. The application period closes March 16, 2017. You may apply only if your store is located in a North Region County counties listed below.

This application cycle will be for the vendor authorization period from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2021. Applicants will be accepted for qualification screening that will be completed prior to June 30, 2018.

Applicants must have been in the grocery business for at least one year. For current WIC Authorized vendors, the WIC Vendor agreement does not constitute a license or a property interest. If a current WIC Authorized vendor in the North Florida Region wishes to continue to be authorized beyond the period of its current agreement (ending no later than June 30, 2018), the vendor must reapply for authorization.

Applicants new to WIC will be asked to provide their competitive prices for WIC products. All applicant vendor prices will be evaluated and only those stores offering prices competitive within their peer group will be accepted to participate as a WIC vendor.

Any North Region store interested in becoming an authorized WIC Vendor or renewing their participation as a WIC vendor, subject to vendor requirements, must apply during the enrollment period.

A background screening will be completed on applications received.

North Region Counties

Alachua
Baker
Bay
Bradford
Calhoun
Clay
Columbia
Dixie
Duval
Escambia
Flagler
Franklin
Gadsden
Gilchrist
Gulf
Hamilton
Holmes
Jackson
Jefferson
Lafayette
Leon
Levy
Liberty
Madison
Nassau
Okaloosa
Putnam
St. Johns
Santa Rosa
Suwannee
Taylor
Union
Wakulla
Walton
Washington

Should you have any questions, please contact the WIC Vendor Management Unit at 1-800-342-3556 or (850) 245-4202.