DC Ewic


eWIC provides an electronic process for WIC customers to purchase approved items at authorized vendor locations.

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DC WIC food benefits are are issued via
EBT card (eWIC)!

What are the benefits of eWIC?

  • Convenient & Flexible Shopping

  • You don't have to buy everything at once! Shop for WIC foods over multiple trips

  • Any food benefits not used during one shopping trip will be available to use until the end of the benefit period

  • One card per household with all of your family's food benefits

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How do I use my eWIC card?

  • Select a four-digit PIN number for the card

  • Use your eWIC card like a debit card to redeem your WIC food benefits

  • Swipe your card and enter your PIN at checkout at an authorized DC WIC store

  • PINs will lock if entered incorrectly four (4) times

  • Change your PIN by calling 877-559-0912, visiting www.EBTedge.com, or visiting your local agency WIC clinic

Check out this video on how to use your eWIC Card!

How will the WIC benefits get to my eWIC account?

  • Your WIC nutritionist will help select an appropriate food package at your WIC appointment

  • One eWIC card will be issued for each family, and will include all of your family's WIC food benefits

  • You will be offered a benefit summary of your family’s total WIC monthly benefits at your appointment

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Four ways to check the balance on your eWIC Card:

  • Download the EzWIC App and register your card - you can use the app to check your family balance as well as to scan food items to ensure they are WIC-allowed

  • Register your card on www.EBTedge.com

  • Request a balance inquiry from a cashier at any DC WIC store

  • Every time you use your eWIC card,  your receipt will have your new family balance and Last Date to Use printed on it!

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eWIC Customer Service:

Report your card as lost or stolen, request a replacement card, set up or change your PIN, and check your family benefit balance:

Online at www.EBTedge.com. You must create and account and verify your card number.

Call 1-877-559-0912​ 

Call or visit your local WIC clinic - the WIC staff can help with all your eWIC card needs!

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