Information for WIC Vendors/Grocers
Attention WIC Vendors:
It is mandatory that all WIC Vendors provide both a valid email address and a valid mailing address. WIC Vendors are responsible for all communications sent to them electronically or via postal mail. If you have not yet submitted an email address, you may send an email to MDHHS-WICVendor@michigan.gov with the vendor's name, address, and vendor number.
Attention WIC Vendors:
Below is important information regarding Infant Formula:
Purchasing Infant Formula for re-sale to WIC participants.
WIC Food Updates
Effective February 8, 2019:
Post Bran Flakes formula has changed to no longer meet the WIC required iron content. Therefore, Post Bran Flakes is no longer authorized for sale via WIC transactions.
Effective December 17, 2018:
The Michigan WIC Program has removed restrictions for WIC-authorized eggs, allowing purchase of brown or white eggs of various sizes by the dozen. Egg update food guide inserts including news regarding the WIC Connect App and clarifications regarding yogurt and juices are included below. *Inserts are periodic updates of the food guide.*
A list of all eggs authorized under the Michigan WIC Program as of May of 2019 is included below.
WIC Food Guide
Effective July 11, 2016:
The Michigan WIC Food Guide is a periodically updated resource to foods authorized for sale via WIC in the state of Michigan, available in English, Spanish, and Arabic.
The WIC Minimum Stock Requirements and information on fruits and vegetables are also made accessible below:
WIC Vendor Newsletter
Sample WIC Vendor Contract and Associated Documents
- WIC Vendor Contract
- WIC Vendor Sanction Policy
- Administrative Hearing Procedures
- Administrative Review Procedures
Minimum Stock Requirements
Fruits and Vegetables
WIC Vendor Training
Provided below is the WIC Vendor Handbook, currently the most comprehensive training resource available for WIC Vendors.
Introduction to WIC & Vendor Training Video
- Full Video
- Chapter 1 - About This Video
- Chapter 2 - Vendor Contracts and Certification
- Chapter 3 - WIC Food Guide
- Chapter 4 - Client Treatment
- Chapter 5 - Point of Sale Device
- Chapter 6 - Compliance
- Chapler 7 - Helpful Hits
Requesting Items for WIC Food Authorization
The Michigan WIC Program is continuing to evaluate new foods to be authorized. Vendors may submit requests for the program to consider items using the form below.
Applying to become a Michigan WIC Vendor
WIC Division, Vendor Relations Unit Contact Information
Phone: (517) 335-8937
Fax: (517) 335-9514