Virgin Islands - VI

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Acceptable Subsidies

The standard eligibility programs that may be used as proof of subsidy include Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Food Stamps, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), Veteran's Pension or Survivor's Pension benefit.


See General Rules for more information.

Virgin Islands Address Proofs Without ZIP Codes Policy

According to the United States ZIP Code Database, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, has a total of five ZIP codes. The only standard ZIP code that encompasses St. Thomas is 00802; all other ZIP codes are for PO Boxes only. For address proofs such as a utility bill or voter ID card (see examples below) that does not contain a ZIP code or contains a ZIP code with a PO Box listing, 00802 should be entered as the service address ZIP code and the Mailing Address section on the Applicant Info screen must be completed.

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UNACCEPTABLE Subsidy Proof Examples

SNAP/Food Stamps cards (no beneficiary name listed)Vi-fs.gif


Acceptable Subsidy Proof Examples

Food Stamps Letters Vi-SNAP proof letter.gifVi-snap letter.gif

Medicaid Card Vi-med.gifVi-med program card.gif

FPHA/Section 8 Vi-sec 8.gif

Acceptable ID Examples

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