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2020 Claims Submission Extension Waiver


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On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued COVID-19: Child Nutrition Response #12, National Waiver of 60 Day Reporting Requirement for January and February 2020 External link opens in new window or tab.. This waiver is effective immediately for all program operators who operate the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, and Summer Food Service Program.

Under this waiver, the deadline for submitting January and February 2020 claims has been extended 30 calendar days from their original required date of submission. The claim deadline has been extended as follows:

Due Date January 2020 Claim February 2020 Claim

Original (60 Calendar Days After the Claiming Month)

March 31, 2020

April 29, 2020

Extended (30 Calendar Days)

April 30, 2020

May 29, 2020

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact the Child Nutrition Fiscal Service Unit by phone at 800-952-5609.

Questions:   Nutrition Services Division | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, April 3, 2020
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