Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
(1) This rule applies in the SNAP program to
an initial application and at recertification.
The Department will determine eligibility
and provide the benefit group the opportunity to participate as soon as
possible. The application processing time frame for regular service is the 30
days immediately following the filing date (see OAR 461-115-0040
) and not later
than the 7th day following the filing date for expedited service.
The application processing time frame for
regular service includes:
An interview as
soon as possible but not later than 20 days after the filing date (see OAR
(b) Completion of required verification;
(c) The eligibility
filing date remains effective for 60 days in both of the following situations:
(a) If the Department is not able to complete
the application process within 30 days (for example, unable to schedule an
interview by the 20th day following the filing date).
(b) If the applicant contacts the Department
before the 30th day following the filing date and informs the Department that
verification cannot be provided by the 30th day due to reasons beyond his or
(5) If, for
a reason within his or her control, the client fails to attend an interview by
the 20th day following the filing date, and the interview occurs between the
20th and 30th days following the filing date, all verification must be provided
not later than the 30th day following the filing date. If required verification
is received after the 30th day, a new filing date is established as of the date
the verification is received.
An applicant does not lose eligibility for expedited services (see OAR
) due to missing the interview.
Or. Admin. R.
AFS 80-1989, f. 12-21-89,
cert. ef. 2-1-90; AFS 20-1990, f. 8-17-90, cert. ef. 9-1-90; AFS 2-1992, f.
1-30-92, cert. ef. 2-1-92; AFS 13-1994, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-94; AFS 10-1995,
f. 3-30-95, cert. ef. 4-1-95; AFS 32-1996(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 9-23-96;
AFS 36-1996, f. 10-31-96, cert. ef. 11-1-96; AFS 13-1997, f. 8-28-97, cert. ef.
9-1-97; AFS 1-2000, f. 1-13-00, cert. ef. 2-1-00; AFS 12-2001, f. 6-29-01,
cert. ef. 7-1-01; SSP 10-2006, f. 6-30-06, cert. ef. 7-1-06;
25-2019, amend filed 12/24/2019, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS