Form H1808, SNAP Work Rules

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Effective Date
H1808.pdf (142.43 KB)
H1808-S.pdf (142.72 KB)


Updated: 7/2014


  • To provide a written explanation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) employment services requirements.
  • To document that an individual has agreed to participate after a noncompliance.


When to Prepare

  • Give the household Form H1808 for each individual required to register for SNAP employment services.
  • Require the individual who is sanctioned because of noncompliance with SNAP employment services requirements to sign Form H1808:
    • after the penalty period has expired, and
    • the individual has agreed to participate with employment services requirements.

Number of Copies and Transmittal

If a signature is required, give the original Form H1808 to the individual and send a signed copy for imaging in the case record. If no signature is required, give one copy to the individual.

Form Retention

Keep the original form with a signature for three years after the case is closed.