(Last updated on 7/11/19)
If you are trying to check the balance on your Tennesee EBT Card, you have come to the right place. In this post, we will show you the three options available to you to obtain your Tennessee EBT Card Balance.
The Tennessee EBT card (also called Benefits Security Card) is a debit card that is used to deliver food stamps payments and Families First benefits to those who are eligible in the state of Tennessee.
If you’ve been approved for Food Stamps (SNAP Benefits), your monthly payment will be deposited onto your EBT Card, which you can then use at eligible stores to buy items on the Approved Food List.
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This post will Cover:
- Tennessee EBT Payment Schedule
- How to Check Tennessee EBT Card Balance
- EBT Frequently Asked Questions
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Tennessee EBT Payment Schedule
The Tennessee EBT Card holds the food assistance benefits assigned to you each month. Your benefits will be deposited onto your EBT card according to the schedule below:
|If the last two digits of your Social Security Number are||Benefits are deposited on the|
|00-04||1st of the month|
|05-09||2nd of the month|
|10-14||3rd of the month|
|15-19||4th of the month|
|20-24||5th of the month|
|25-29||6th of the month|
|30-34||7th of the month|
|35-39||8th of the month|
|40-44||9th of the month|
|45-49||10th of the month|
|50-54||11th of the month|
|55-59||12th of the month|
|60-64||13th of the month|
|65-69||14th of the month|
|70-74||15th of the month|
|75-79||16th of the month|
|80-84||17th of the month|
|85-89||18th of the month|
|90-94||19th of the month|
|95-99||20th of the month|
How To Check Your Tennessee EBT Card Balance
There are three ways you can check the balance on your card.
Option 1 – Check your last Receipt
The first option for checking your Tennessee EBT card balance is to check your most recent transaction receipt from the grocery store or ATM. You have to remember to always keep your purchase receipt if you plan to use this option often.
Option 2 – Check by Phone
You can check the Tennessee Benefit Security card balance over the phone by calling 888-997-9444.
Option 3 – Check EBT Card Balance Online
You can check the Tennessee EBT card balance online through the ebtEDGE website.
To log in, visit the ebtEDGE website, then enter your card number. Once logged in, you’ll be able to view your current balance and transaction history. If you do not have an ebtEDGE account, you can create a User Account.
Approved EBT Food List
Find out what you can buy with your food stamps/EBT Card. See the Tennessee EBT food list.
For the Tennessee EBT Customer Service, call 1-888-997-9444
We hope you found this article helpful! If you have any additional questions about the Tennessee EBT card or need help finding your EBT balance, please let us know in the comments section below. If you found this article helpful, please share it using the “Share this” button below.
6 thoughts on “Tennessee EBT Card Balance”
I don’t have the fns number to activate my card
Please contact your local Department of Human Services office to retrieve that information. Thanks!
Hello, I am having trouble recieving an replacment ebt card i have called several numbers to get help and this have been over a month that i still have no card. The people has told me 3 diffrent dates the card was mailed out no card i also called the ebt hotline and they continue to tell me my status has a block on it and has not been updated. Please tell me what i should do
Wanted to check with you to see if you received your EBT replacement card.
Dont have card on me just wanted to check balance
Unfortunately, you are unable to check the balance on your EBT card unless you have your card number readily available. Unless you know your online EBT account login, you must provide that information in order to retrieve your balance.