To change payee for SNAP only units, complete Form 552:

  • Item 1 - Enter the new basic number, or if the new SNAP payee received aid under another Category 08 number, enter the former number.
  • Item 2 - Enter the effective month and year.
  • Item 3 - Enter TA 14.
  • Item 4 - Enter 6.
  • Item 8 - Complete.
  • Items 9 & 10 - Complete if address changed.
  • Item 33 - Enter the proper TAR.
  • Item 44 - Complete.
  • Item 60 - Enter the RIN, SSN, and Last Name. If the payee is included in a cash or MANG case, enter their case number. Immediately below the RIN enter First Name.
    • NOTE: For all multiple person cases, change the Item 60, Cross-Reference Case Numbers, for all component cases. This includes the cross-reference case numbers on the component's Form 552.
  • Item 62 - Enter the correct code to identify the payee:
    • 02-Payee is active on this Form 552. This includes persons disqualified due to an Intentional Program Violation (IPV) conviction.
    • 25-Payee is not active on this Form 552 (RPY).
  • Item 63 - Enter a dash.
  • Item 64 (First Position) - Enter the correct code:
    • Persons Born in U.S.

      Enter 2 dashes for a person born in the U.S. who does not receive SNAP benefits, or receives SNAP benefits but has never been disqualified for an Intentional Program Violation conviction. Born in the U.S. includes: 

      • all 50 states;
      • Washington, D.C.;
      • Puerto Rico;
      • U.S. Virgin Islands;
      • Guam;
      • American Samoa; and
      • the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands.

        If the person has been convicted of an IPV, enter: 

      • 01 - First Disqualification (12 months)
      • 02 - 2nd Disqualification (24 months)
      • 03 - 3rd Disqualification (permanent)
    • Persons Born Outside U.S.

      Enter Code 50 for a person not born in the U.S. who does not receive SNAP benefits, or receives SNAP beenfits but has never been disqualified for an IPV conviction. This includes a naturalized citizen or child(ren) born in a foreign country to parents who are U.S. citizens. If the person has been convicted of an IPV, enter: 

      • 51 - First Disqualification (12 months)
      • 52 - 2nd Disqualification (24 months)
      • 53 - 3rd Disqualification (permanent)
  • Previous Residence (2nd Position) - Enter 2 dashes.
  • Item 65 - Enter dashes.
  • Item 66 - For SNAP unit members, enter a 1 or 2 as appropriate. For a RPY, enter a 1 or 2, if the information is available, or enter a dash if the information is not available.
  • Item 67 - 74 - Enter dashes.
  • Item 78 - Enter the correct code:
    • X - Payee does not receive any SNAP benefits on this Form 552.
    • 7 - Payee receives cash, including PE, on another Form 552.
    • 8 - All other payees.

Complete other items on Form 552, if needed.