If the applicant prefers to apply for benefits at the FO, complete the expedited service
questions on the SNAP application (see SI 01801.150A) and complete the SSA-4233 (Social Security Administration Transmittal for Supplemental
Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Applications).
Be sure to:
check the “YES” box for “Expedited Service Requested” and write in bold “EXPEDITED
PROCESSING” across the top of first page of the SNAP application.
NOTE: If you mail the paper application to the SNAP office, write “EXPEDITED PROCESSING”
in red ink.
fax the application and all available or relevant documentation to the local SNAP
office to process via the SSA-4233; and
annotate “SNAP – Dire Need Referral” in the Remarks section on the SSR.
IMPORTANT: Immediately send the application to the SNAP office. Do not hold the application in