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How to Become an Authorized WIC Vendor

Contact the Florida WIC Program

  •  1-800-342-3556



    Mailing Address

    Bureau of WIC Program Services 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A16 

    Tallahassee FL 32399 

Open enrollment period for WIC Vendors in the South Florida Region only begins February 1, 2023. The application period closes March 31, 2023. You may apply only if your store is located in the counties listed below.

This application cycle will be for the vendor authorization period from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2026.

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 South Florida Region wishes to continue to be authorized beyond the period of its current agreement (ending no later than June 30, 2023), 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 South 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.

South Region Counties

Palm Beach
St. Lucie

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