Puerto Rico EBT Payment Schedule 2023
At the time you are applying for SNAP in Puerto Rico, they determine how much money you will receive each month. Through the EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) system, your Puerto Rico EBT Card is refilled with money each month, allowing you to purchase groceries from stores that accept EBT cards throughout the US. The information below provides the Puerto Rico food stamps payment schedule and how it is determined when you will receive your refill each month.
I did not receive my food stamps this month
If you have not received your Puerto Rico food stamps for this month and verified you were supposed to receive them based on the monthly payment schedule below, then you should contact the help desk to find out the current status.You can get the contact information by calling the same number to check your Puerto Rico EBT card balance, or call the number on the back of your Puerto Rico EBT Card.
EBT Puerto Rico payment schedule
Benefits are made available between the 4th and the 22nd of every month, based on the last digit of the client's Social Security Number. All homeless recipients receive benefits on the 4th of every month, regardless of the last digit of their SSN.
|Last digit of client's SSN||Benefits available|
|0||Available on the 4th|
|1||Available on the 6th|
|2||Available on the 8th|
|3||Available on the 10th|
|4||Available on the 12th|
|5||Available on the 14th|
|6||Available on the 16th|
|7||Available on the 18th|
|8||Available on the 20th|
|9||Available on the 22nd|
In January, recipients who would normally receive benefits on the 6th of every month, receive benefits on the 5th instead. This accounts for Three Kings Day, a local holiday.