1210.005.15  CITIZENSHIP

(CD09-91, OEC09-16 dated September 17, 2009, CD11-58, OEC11-14 dated July 12, 2011)

Childcare benefits may only be granted to a citizen or qualified alien.  Qualified alien status must be verified at the time of application for all children for whom childcare benefits are being requested.  Verification of citizenship is only required if questionable.

Acceptable forms of documentation that verify citizenship or qualified alien status are:

Citizenship is not a requirement for household members for whom benefits are not requested or child care providers.