The application date is set on the day the first page of the Combined Application Form (PDF) or MNbenefits application is received by the agency. This is the date your eligibility for food benefits will start if we determine you are eligible.
You may be eligible for a same day interview for SNAP benefits, depending on your income and household expenses.
If you visit the Financial Assistance Division today, we can determine if you are eligible for same day, expedited SNAP. If you are eligible for expedited benefits, we will process your SNAP benefits within 5 days of receiving your application.