Food Stamps Application Instructions

It is easy to apply for Utah SNAP (Food Stamps) benefits. You can apply online, visit SNAP office, or send your completed applications through mail or fax.

Apply Online

You can apply online for Utah SNAP (Food Stamps) benefits. You just need to click at 'Apply for benefits' from Utah's online application page. Once you are on the application page, complete the application in all respects and press submit when done.

Apply through Mail or Fax

You can also apply through mail or fax for Utah Food Stamps (SNAP). You will first have to download application by clicking here. Once you've completed the application, send to Department of Workforce Services office.

Apply in Person

You can also apply in person by visiting your nearest Department of Workforce Services office. You can find directions and contact information for your nearest DWS office by clicking here.

For further information on Utah SNAP - Food Stamps, you can call at 1-866-526-3663

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants will have to meet eligibility criteria for Utah SNAP (Food Stamps) to receive program benefits. The program requires applicants to be:

  • Citizens of U.S or be qualified immigrants
  • Residents of Utah
  • Meet income guidelines (income and resources eligibility)
  • Adults must register for employment and training, unless they have a special exception


Utah SNAP requires applicants to have countable resources within limits provided by the program. Usually, households are allowed to have $2,000 in resources but households with a disabled or elderly can have resources up to $3,000 in resources


Households will also have to meet income eligibility. To meet it, they will need to have their gross income within limits defined by the program. Here is a chart that compares number of people in the household with gross monthly income of the household. For instant, if you have four people in the household, look for your income limit against it.

Household Size Monthly Gross Income
1 $1,180
2 $1,594
3 $2,008
4 $2,422
5 $2,836
6 $3,249
7 $3,663
8 $4,077

If you have more people in the household, add $414 for each additional person to compute your monthly gross income limit.

You can also use this pre-screening tool to determine your eligibility Utah Food Stamps.