BJs Wholesale Club is one of the retailers approved by the United States Department of Agriculture to accept Food Stamps (SNAP benefits) online. In this post, we will provide step-by-step instructions on how to use SNAP EBT online at BJs Wholesale Club to shop for groceries for pickup and delivery.
Table of Contents:
- BJs Wholesale Club Now Accepts SNAP EBT Online
- States where you can use EBT Online at BJs
- How to Use SNAP EBT Online at BJs
- SNAP EBT Card FAQs
BJ’s Wholesale Club Now Accepts SNAP EBT Online
Since March 2020, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has added more grocery stores to the EBT online pilot program.
In September 2022, with the USDA’s approval, BJs Wholesale Club started accepting SNAP EBT online.
BJs.com now accepts EBT online in 17 states for delivery and pickup, as listed below.
States where you can use EBT Online at BJs Wholesale Club
There are currently 17 where BJs allows SNAP EBT Cards to be used online for delivery and pick-up.
Below is the list of States:
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New York
- North Carolina
- Rhode Island
- South Carolina
If you currently receive SNAP benefits, you can now purchase groceries online with your EBT card from BJs Wholesale Club – for shipping, delivery or pick up.
BJ’s has partnered with Instacart for Same-Day Delivery.
You can only use your EBT card to buy eligible grocery items. You will have to add a credit or debit card to pay for non-EBT-eligible items.
How to Use SNAP EBT Online at BJs Wholesale Club
Follow the steps below to use your SNAP EBT card on Instacart for shipping, same-day delivery or free curbside pickup.
Step 1 – Sign in or Sign up for Membership
The first step when using your SNAP EBT benefits online at BJ’s is to sign up, sign in or renew your BJs Wholesale Club membership.
Visit the BJ’s Wholesale Club website at www.bjs.com.
After that, click the Sign In button located at the top-right of the webpage.
Select your option from the pop-up page as shown on the screenshot below:
Once signed in, select your shopping method – pickup, same-day delivery (fresh produce/groceries) or shipping.
After that, you will be prompted to confirm your delivery or shipping address.
Step 2 – Add Grocery Items to your Cart
Once you have confirmed your shipping method, begin adding items to your shopping cart.
Please note, you can change your shopping method at any time.
When you are done shopping, click View Cart to review your items.
Step 3 – Go to Checkout
When you are ready to check and place your order, click the red Secure Checkout button on the right-side of the page.
Next, you will be asked to confirm your delivery time, pick-up time or shipping address. After that, click Save & Continue at bottom of page (as shown below).
Step 3 – Enter your EBT Card Information
Next, you will be asked to enter your payment information.
Add your Debit or Credit card information for non-eligible SNAP EBT items and other delivery fees/tips.
After that, add your 16-digit SNAP EBT Card number and PIN.
Once complete, click the red Submit Order button on the right-side of the page.
SNAP EBT Card FAQs
Here is a list of our most frequently asked about the SNAP EBT, including grocery shopping online at BJ’s Wholesale Club and other grocery stores.
What items are SNAP EBT eligible?
SNAP EBT can be used as payment on most household foods. Find out more at the USDA’s official Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program website.
Do you need a BJs Wholesale Club membership to use SNAP EBT online?
Yes, you need to have a Club membership in order to purchase EBT eligible items from BJs.com.
Is SNAP EBT accepted as an online payment method for BJs Wholesale Club in my area?
The Club now accepts SNAP EBT on BJs.com and Mobile App for Free Pick Up, Shipping, and Same-Day Delivery.
For Same-Day Delivery service, you need to be within 15-20 minutes from the closest Club.
Where is my BJs.com receipt?
BJ’s will send you an order confirmation email which contains the details of your order. You can also go to https://www.bjs.com/account/manageOrders to find this information.
Why do I need to re-enter my SNAP EBT pin on BJs.com?
For security reasons, BJ’s does not store your SNAP EBT information. You will be required to submit your SNAP EBT pin when you make a balance inquiry and submit an order.
Why do I need to make a balance inquiry when shopping online at BJs Wholesale Club?
A balance inquiry is required for BJs.com to determine if you have enough funds in your account to cover your SNAP EBT order.
Can I select multiple delivery methods on BJs.com?
You may select multiple delivery methods when paying with SNAP EBT, including Free Pickup, Shipping and Same-Day Delivery.
What happens if I cancel an item in my SNAP EBT order or if an item is out of stock?
You will receive an automatic refund to your EBT card for any cancelled items, or if the item is out of stock.
How do you return an item from my BJs.com order?
If you are dissatisfied with an item in your order or want to return an item, please head to Member Services in your local BJ’s club to return the item. You will receive an automatic refund to your EBT Card. You will get a refund for the same amount you were charged.
What is BJs.com Same Day Delivery?
This is BJ’s online service allowing you to purchase items and have them delivered directly to your home.
The delivery will be at your door within as little as 2 hours!
BJs Wholesale Club is partnering with Instacart to offer same-day delivery of Groceries and Everyday Essentials.
Do I have to be a BJs Wholesale member to get Instacart delivery?
Customers are required to be a BJs member to shop on BJs.com for Same Day Delivery service.
Am I eligible for Same Day Delivery for online orders at BJs.com?
If you live within 15-20 minutes from your selected Club then yes! However, this service is not available in all ZIP Codes.
How much is the Same Day Delivery charge?
BJs.com has a $14.99 charge for Same Day Delivery.
What can you buy at BJs Wholesale Club with EBT?
Here’s the list of the most popular food items at BJs Wholesale Club you can purchase with SNAP EBT:
- Appetizers like Sauced ‘N’ Tossed Chicken thighs
- Pizza such as Great White Deep Dish
- Salads, including Enlightened Kale and Roasted Brussels Salad
- Boxed Entrees, for example Bacon Jam Rib-Eyed
- Signature desserts from BJs bakery such as Apple Pie, Angel Cake, Corn Bread
- Fresh Produce including fruit and vegetables
- Dairy items with numerous options for eggs, milk and vegan alternatives
- Poultry and meat
How to Use SNAP EBT Online at BJs Wholesale Club -Summary
We hope this post about how to use SNAP EBT online at BJs Wholesale Club was helpful to you.
If you have any questions about Food Stamps, EBT cards, or shopping online at BJs Wholesale Club, please let us know in the comments section below. We are here to help you!
Also, be sure to check out our other articles about SNAP and EBT, including:
- List of Eligible SNAP/Food Stamps Items
- FREE Christmas Gifts for Low Income
- Restaurants that Accept SNAP EBT
- Gas Stations that take Food Stamps
- Food Stamps Payment Schedule by State
Fafa is a writer and editor for Food Stamps Now. He specializes in writing about IT, personal finance and the social safety net.