Foods you can purchase with your EBT card

If you are approved for SNAP benefits, you will then receive an EBT card. This card allows you to go to any local store that accepts food stamps and purchase groceries for you and your family. However the question you may have at this point is, what items can I purchase using my EBT card? The SNAP program provides strict guidelines on what you can and cannot purchase with your food stamps and each state may have different food items allowed to buy with your EBT card. To find out, select your state below.

It is important to know ahead of time what you can purchase before going to your local grocery store. It will save time for you at check out. If you do not see the item in the list for your state, we recommend you call the phone number listed on the back of your EBT card. Once you have an understanding of what you can purchase, your next step is to find a store that accepts SNAP. You can use our search page to find a EBT store near you.