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What can you buy with EBT at Walmart?

If you have been approved for an EBT Card and want to know what can you buy with EBT at Walmart, we have the information you need, including a complete list of the items approved for purchase with your food stamps card.

As you may be aware, your EBT card can only be used to buy food that you are going to take home and prepare. Walmart has a lot of items they stock that are approved on the food stamps list, and we are not just talking about the Walmart Superstores. Even the regular Walmart Stores have items that are approved for SNAP EBT Card holders.

Continue reading to get the complete list at what you can buy at Walmart with your EBT Card.

What can you buy with EBT at Walmart?

You can buy the following items with your EBT Card at Walmart:

  • Breads and cereals
  • Fruits and vegetables
  • Meats, fish and poultry
  • Dairy products
  • Seeds and plants (that produce food for the household to eat)

In addition. a lot of our readers have questions about other items they are allowed to buy with their EBT Card.

To help clarify the items eligible to be purchased with your SNAP EBT benefits, we have listed the items that you CANNOT buy with your EBT Card.

Currently, the US Department of Agriculture prohibits SNAP EBT Cardholders from buying the following items with their food stamps card:

  • Beer, wine, liquor
  • Cigarettes or tobacco
  • Pet foods
  • Soaps, paper products and household supplies
  • Vitamins and medicine
  • Hot and prepared food items


"What can you buy with EBT at Walmart"

As you can see, there are a lot of items that Walmart carries that you can buy using your EBT card. We also get emails all the time from our readers about a whole list of items they want to know if are covered under EBT.

That’s why we put together a list of the most frequently asked questions about EBT card and what can and cannot be purchased with the SNAP Food Stamps card.

Related Article: Find out how to use SNAP EBT Online at Walmart

Kwame Kuadey

Kwame Kuadey writes about personal finance and the social safety net. His career started in banking but he caught the entrepreneurial bug and has spent the last decade building successful businesses, including an Inc. 500 Company. Kwame believes everyone has the power to improve their quality of life by seeking knowledge and taking action. In 2012, Kwame founded Empower Media to help low-income households improve their financial situation. His expertise is in topics relevant to low-income households, including government benefits and assistance, banking products, access to credit, plus tools & resources to help reduce income volatility and build wealth. Kwame has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc. Magazine, Washington Post, ABC, and NPR.



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