Information for WIC Vendors

Welcome to the Washington State Office of Nutrition Services, WIC Program Integrity & Vendor Management. Washington WIC offers nutrition education and benefits to purchase specific healthy foods from WIC authorized vendors using a WIC Card.

Thank you for your interest in becoming or continuing as a WIC Authorized Grocer, Pharmacy, Farm Store, or Grower.

Rule Making WIC Vendors and Participant Compliance

The Washington State WIC Program is considering amendments to increase flexibility in allowed vendor types, update program requirements for vendors, and reflect remote appointment options for participants.

Proposed Statement of Inquiry, CR-101 (PDF)

WIC Program Current or Future Vendors: Come Share!

We want to hear from current WIC grocery vendors and from stores who don’t currently participate. We are updating the rules for WIC vendors, and we want to know how those rules affect you. Learn more: (English (PDF) | Chinese (PDF)Russian (PDF)Spanish (PDF)Ukrainian (PDF) Vietnamese (PDF) | Tribes and Tribal Organizations (PDF)

Listening Sessions

You are invited to attend a virtual listening session to share your comments on the challenges and barriers of participating as a WIC vendor. Register for one of the following listening sessions using the links below:

  • Monday, August 5, 10:30 am-12:30 pm: (English, Spanish, Ukrainian) - Register
  • Tuesday, August 6, 10:00 am-12:00 pm: (English, Vietnamese, Mandarin) - Register
  • Wednesday, August 7, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm: (English, Russian) - Register


You are also invited to a virtual workshop. During each workshop, DOH will review the draft language with you and listen to any concerns and feedback. Register for one of the following workshops using the links below:

  • Tuesday, August 27, 1:30-3:30 pm: (English, Spanish, Ukrainian) - Register 
  • Tuesday, September 3, 10:00-12:00 pm: (English, Vietnamese, Mandarin) - Register
  • Wednesday, September 4, 2:00-4:00 pm: (English, Russian) - Register

If you have any questions about the listening sessions or workshops, please email us at

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Contact and Connect

WIC Vendor Management Team
P.O. Box 47886
Olympia, WA 98504-7886

1-800-841-1410, press 2