EBT Card Balance Check by State

(Last updated on 4/14/20)

If you have an EBT card and would like to check your card balance, you’ve come to the right place. Below is a list of EBT card balance check information for all 50 states plus the District of Columbia. We also provide below tips on how to check your EBT balance without the card number, using your social security number.

This post will cover:

  • EBT Card Balance Check Information for all 50 States
  • How to Check EBT Card Balance 
  • How to Check EBT Card Balance Without Card Number

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EBT Card Balance by State

Click on your state below for detailed information on how to check the balance on your EBT card.

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How to Check EBT Card Balance

Before you shop, know your EBT card balance. There are three ways you can check the balance on your EBT Card.

Option 1 

The first option for checking the balance on your EBT card is to locate your last transaction OR ATM receipt. At the bottom of your receipt, you will find the balance that is left on your EBT card – as shown below:

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As you can see, there are two balances at the bottom of the receipt. The top one – “EBT F/S Balance” is your food stamps balance (F/S).

The balance at the bottom is the EBT Cash Balance, which only applies to EBT cardholders who are also receiving welfare cash benefits like TANF.

Option 2 

Option 2 involves checking your EBT balance either online. To check your balance online, you will need your account login and password.

If you don’t have that information with you, you will have to follow instructions on the page to retrieve your login information or reset your password.

Scroll down below, locate your state and get the link to check your EBT Card balance online.

Option 3 

The third option available to check the balance of your food stamps card is to call your EBT Card customer service. This number varies by state. Scroll down below, locate your state and get phone number to check your EBT Card balance.

You will need your EBT card number in order to check your balance by phone.

If you do not have your EBT card with you and would like to check the balance of your card by phone, scroll down below to learn how to check your card balance without your card.

Check EBT Card Balance Without Card Number

If you are trying to check your EBT card balance by phone but do not have your card with you, we can help.

The easiest way to get your balance is to find your last transaction receipt. At the bottom of the receipt, you will see the balance from your most recent transaction. That may not reflect the exact balance on your account if there are pending transactions that have not yet cleared.

If you want to be 100% sure of what the balance is on your card without having your card with you, you follow the steps below:

Step 1

Click on the link to your states’s balance check page above.

Step 2

Locate the phone number for customer service for your EBT card.

Step 3

Dial the customer service number and go through the prompt. Select the prompt to talk to a live person.

Once you get someone on the phone, tell them you want to check your EBT card balance but you don’t have your card with you. Therefore you would like to check the balance with your Social Security number.

They may ask you for other identifiers to make sure you are who you say you are. Once you are able to identify yourself successfully, you should be able to check the balance on your EBT Card.

If you experience any issues checking the balance on your card, please let us know in the comments section below.

EBT Card Balance Check Summary 

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