To check your food stamp status, call the EBT customer service line for your state, or visit your state's EBT website. Each state's EBT customer service number and website is listed on the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service website.Continue Reading
The USDA Food and Nutrition Service website has a list of states that offer online access to EBT account information. Search for your state’s website in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program section of the website.
If your state provides online access to EBT account information and you haven’t already done so, set up an account on the state’s website. Once your account is set up, log in to check your food stamp application status or other account-related information.
If your state does not offer online access, the EBT customer service numbers are listed on the USDA Food and Nutrition Service website. Call your state's customer service line to check the status of your food stamp application or account. Prior to calling you need to know your EBT card number, or your Social Security number if you do not have an EBT card.
The process for checking the status of a food stamp application varies by state, but all local Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program offices can be contacted directly to check the status of an application. Often, the application process can be expedited if the applicant goes to the local SNAP office and fills out the necessary paperwork in person.Full Answer >
Baby formula can be bought with an EBT food stamp card. The food stamp program focuses on providing low income families and individuals with food products that can be purchased at participating grocery stores and other retailers.Full Answer >
Balances on EBT food stamp cards can be checked by calling the EBT Recipient Hotline at 888-328-7366 and following the menu prompts for balance checks or by visiting fns.usda.gov and choosing the state in which benefits are received. Recipients will then be asked to enter EBT card numbers and an identifying PIN. Food stamp balances are also printed on receipts from any transactions for which the EBT food stamp card is used.Full Answer >
Eligibility requirements for the Electronic Benefit Transfer, or EBT, food stamp program include meeting income and citizenship criteria. The amount that a qualified family receives in assistance varies based on the case.Full Answer >