Along with your Combined Application for Benefits, you will be interviewed regarding eligibility for all programs except Medicaid. We recommend you bring along the following documents to your interview.
|Income||Recent paystubs; statement showing retirement income, disability income, or Workers Compensation; pension statement; etc.|
|Assets||Recent bank and checking account statements, etc.|
|DC Residency||DC driver’s license, lease, rent receipt, written statement from your landlord, utility or telephone bill, etc.|
|Social Security Number||Social Security card; tax or payroll documents with your SSN on it; DC driver’s license with your SSN on it; etc. (Not required for Food Stamp-only applicants.)|
|Medical Exam Report / Disability||Recent medical report (or Form 856) and any supporting materials from your doctor.|
|Immigration Information||Employment Authorization card, I-94, visa, passport, or other documents from the INS.|
|Rent / Mortgage (SNAP Only)||Lease, rent receipt, cancelled check, mortgage statement, etc.|
|Recent bills for electric, gas, fuel, phone, water, telephone, etc. (if you pay these separately from your rent).|
|Birth certificate (full copy) for your child(ren) or official records from a school, court, hospital, etc.|
|Statements from two non-relatives or school records.|
Note: Also bring your Medicare card or other health insurance card, if you have one.