How To Add SNAP EBT Card On Amazon? Do you want to shop EBT items on the Amazon store? If yes, adding your snap card on amazon is one of the major steps to take. If you just received the card and don’t know how to add your, card, this write-up will guide you through it.
How to add SNAP EBT Card on Amazon – SNAP EBT Card on Amazon
Amazon customers with a valid SNAP EBT card can use their SNAP benefits to shop for Fresh and Amazon.com groceries in 45 states plus the District of Columbia.
This feature is currently not available in Alaska and Hawaii. So to use your SNAP EBT card, visit www.amazon.com/snap and follow the instructions on the screen. If you are not yet an Amazon customer, you will need to set up an account. However, you will also have the opportunity to add an EBT card to your wallet or at checkout.
Steps to add SNAP EBT Card on Amazon
To register your card on amazon, do the following;
Step 1: Visit Amazon SNAP EBT Page
The first step to paying with SNAP on Amazon is to visit the Amazon SNAP EBT website at www.amazon.com/snap
Tap on the “Add your SNAP EBT card” link.
Step 2: Log in to your Amazon account
You will be taken to a page where you will be required to log in to your Amazon account. But, if you do not have an Amazon account, tap on the “Create your Amazon account”. Fill out the registration details and follow the prompt. Then log in to your Amazon Account, once you have created your account.
Step 3: Adding Your SNAP EBT Card
Once signed into your account, enter your EBT food stamps card into your Amazon account.
Fill in your complete SNAP EBT card number and “Continue”.
Next, it may require you to enter your delivery zip code.
Follow the instructions to finish adding your SNAP EBT card to your Amazon account. If successful, you can shop EBT items on Amazon at any time.
What can you buy with a SNAP EBT Card on Amazon?
Below are popular items you can buy using an EBT card on the Amazon store;
- fresh, frozen, and canned fruits and vegetables
- Fresh, frozen, and canned beef, pork, poultry, and other meat items.
- Dairy products including milk, cheese, yogurt, and fresh, frozen, and canned seafood
- Snacks like nuts, chips, crackers, pretzels etc.
- Freezer aisle items like pizza and potatoes
- Baked items like Candy bars, cookies, cake, pie etc.
- Soda and juice
- Baking products like Flour, sugar, oil etc.
These are some of the items you can purchase with your snap benefits.
How to shop using EBT Card on Amazon
To shop at Amazon online store, do the following;
- Navigate to Amazon’s official website amazon.com
- Go to the search tool to find the EBT item (s) you want to buy
- Once you locate the item, tap on the Add to Cart tab. It might prompt you to log in to your account.
- Follow the prompt to make your payment
These are steps to purchase on the Amazon store using an EBT card.
SNAP EBT Cardholders Benefits on Amazon
Amazon is proud to accept SNAP EBT as one of its payment options. Amazon offers competitive prices, a wide selection, and free shipping options to improve the grocery shopping experience.
However, customers can shop SNAP-eligible groceries on Amazon Grocery and Amazon Fresh in eligible regions. SNAP Cardholders can also enjoy free access to Amazon Fresh and exclusive discounts on essential items, with no membership fees.
Who is eligible to use SNAP EBT on Amazon?
Consumers with a valid SNAP EBT card in any state except Alaska and Hawaii can use their SNAP funds on Amazon. Though the company is currently working with the USDA to expand its coverage to other areas.
What is SNAP EBT?
SNAP is an abbreviation for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. A program offered through the USDA (Department of Agriculture) provides nutrition benefits to supplement the food budget of needy families. Which is to enable them to buy healthy food and move towards self-sufficiency.
EBT is the abbreviation for Electronic Benefits Transfer. It’s an electronic system that lets SNAP participants pay for food using SNAP benefits. So, when a participant shops at a SNAP authorized retail store, their EBT account is debited to reimburse the store for food that was bought.