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Amazon Accepts SNAP EBT in Select States

Monday March 16, 2020 | Business, Paying Bills

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Amazon currently accepts SNAP EBT in IA, NY, OR, and WA.

Amazon current accepts Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (USDA: SNAP) Electronic Benefits Transfer (USDA: EBT) Additional information on SNAP at {Note: Not sure if site is current.}

From the Amazon FAQs:

Who is eligible to use SNAP EBT on Amazon?

Amazon is part of a pilot run by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to accept SNAP EBT online in select states. Currently, customers with a valid SNAP EBT card in the states of IA, NY, OR or WA can use their SNAP funds on Amazon. Check back here for updates as we work alongside the USDA to expand our coverage to other areas.

How do I sign up to use my SNAP EBT benefits on Amazon?

To use your SNAP EBT card, visit and follow the instructions on the screen. If you are not already an Amazon customer, you will need to create an account and add your SNAP EBT card plus zip code to make sure that you are eligible. There are also opportunities to add an EBT card during checkout or in your wallet.

Do I need a Prime membership to use my SNAP EBT card on Amazon?

No. Shopping with a valid IA, NY, OR, or WA-issued SNAP EBT card allows you to access Amazon Fresh without Amazon Prime. Order minimums still apply to Amazon Fresh and Amazon Pantry to receive free shipping.


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