Transfer of Certification


  1. 1. Procedures for Transfer of Certification and Verification of Certification (VOC) Cards
  2. 2. The State agency requires all local agencies to include the following information on the Verification of Certification card (check all that apply):
  3. 3. The State agency requires all local agencies to accept as valid all VOC cards from both the domestic WIC Program and the WIC Overseas Program that contain the following essential elements:

1. Procedures for Transfer of Certification and Verification of Certification (VOC) Cards

  1. The State agency has procedures in place that are used by all local agencies for transfers of certification within the State agency (intra-State), between State agencies (inter-State), and to the WIC Overseas Program (WICO)
    • reformatted for better web-viewing Yes No
      Intra-State X
      Inter-State X
      WIC Overseas X
  2. A participant ID card is provided which also serves as a VOC card
    • Yes
    • No - Checked
  3. The State agency requires all local agencies to use a standardized Verification of Certification card
    • Yes - Checked
    • No 
  4. Verification of Certification Cards are issued to the following (check all that apply):
    • all participants - Checked
    • migrants - Checked
    • homeless - Checked
    • participants relocating during certification period - Checked
    • persons affiliated with the military who are transferred overseas - Checked
    • other (specify):

ADDITIONAL DETAIL: Certification and Eligibility Appendix and/or Procedure Manual (citation): WIC PPM, Part 3 Certification Standards, Section 14 #3

2. The State agency requires all local agencies to include the following information on the Verification of Certification card (check all that apply):

  • name of participant - Checked
  • date certification performed - Checked
  • date income eligibility last determined - Checked
  • nutritional risk condition of the participant - Checked
  • date certification period expires - Checked
  • signature/printed or typed name of certifying local agency official - Checked
  • name/address of certifying local agency - Checked
  • identification number or some other means of accountability - Checked
  • migrant status (non resident)
  • other (specify):

3. The State agency requires all local agencies to accept as valid all VOC cards from both the domestic WIC Program and the WIC Overseas Program that contain the following essential elements:

  • participant name - Checked
  • date the participant was certified - Checked
  • date the current certification period expires - Checked

ADDITIONAL DETAIL: Certification and Eligibility Appendix and/or Procedure Manual (citation): WIC PPM, Part 3, Section 14 #3