Where You Can Shop for Groceries Online with SNAP EBT

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed more states to allow SNAP/Food stamps beneficiaries to use their EBT cards to shop online for groceries. This trend is here to stay as the United States Department of Agriculture, USDA, is committed to making online grocery shopping with EBT more available nationwide. In this post, we are going to provide you a list of places where you can shop for groceries online with SNAP EBT benefits.

However, before we get into the details of groceries stores that accept EBT online, we will first explain the online shopping program by the USDA and the latest update on that.

Also, we will explain how online shopping with SNAP EBT works and what you are allowed to buy with your EBT card.

We will then provide the list of places where you can shop online with your EBT card, by state.

Our list includes Amazon, Walmart, Kroger, ALDI, Publix, Kroger, Safeway/Albertsons/Vons, Food Lion, ShopRite, and Smaller and Independent grocery stores.

Also, online grocery apps like Instacart now accept EBT through a growing list of grocery stores, including ALDI.

Lastly, we will answer the most frequently asked questions about online shopping with EBT for pickup or delivery.

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"Where You Can Shop for Groceries Online with SNAP EBT"

EBT Online Pilot Rollout

The United States Department of Agriculture, the federal agency that oversees the foods stamps program started the Online Purchasing Pilot in January 2017 with select retailers for the initial launch of the EBT Online Purchasing Pilot.

The first state to actually launch an online EBT program was New York, starting in 2019.

Since New York launched its program, more states have followed.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the USDA expanded the program to include nearly the entire country.

As of August 2021, 47 states and the District of Columbia have been added to the pilot program to allow SNAP recipients the option to shop online with their EBT cards for delivery or pickup.

We have provided below the list of states participating in the program and retailers in each state that have been approved to accept EBT online.

Shopping for Groceries Online with SNAP Benefits

The USDA has approved a select list of grocery stores that can accept EBT online for pick up and delivery.

This includes major retailers like Amazon, Walmart, ALDI, Kroger, and more.

We are going to explain below how EBT online shopping works with the major retailers that have been approved by the USDA.

For a list of grocery stores approved in your state, scroll down below.

How to use EBT online on Amazon

For Amazon.com, customers must add a SNAP EBT card to an Amazon account.

To do so, visit, Amazon.com/snap-ebt.

An active Amazon account is required to participate in SNAP online purchasing.

While shopping online at Amazon.com using your EBT card, only authorized food items labeled “SNAP EBT eligible” can be purchased.

Additionally, EBT purchases on Amazon are delivered to your home.

However, a minimum purchase amount is required.

See our detailed post on how to shop on Amazon with EBT.

How to use EBT online at Walmart

You can order groceries online at Walmart at walmart.com/grocery.

Additionally, you can use the Walmart Grocery mobile app.

During checkout, select EBT Card as the payment method.

However, if you are ordering online for curbside pick-up, where what you need to know:

  1. You will receive an email when your order is ready.
    2. Once you get the email, check in with the Walmart Grocery app to let the store know you’re on the way.
    3. Follow the orange signs to the pickup area, and park in any designated spot.
    4. Store associates will bring your order to you!

How to use EBT online at ShopRite

You can order groceries online at ShopRite at ShopRite.com, or on the ShopRite mobile app.

You can choose to Pick up or have your order delivered to your home.

During checkout, select “Pay Online”, then click the “Place Order” button.

Next, select EBT SNAP Card as the payment method to complete checkout.

Where You Can Shop for Groceries Online with SNAP EBT (state-by-state list)

Retailers in your State Accepting SNAP Payments Online as of August 2021.

Scroll down to locate your state and see the participating grocery stores in the SNAP Online Purchasing Program.

Alabama

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Piggly Wiggly (Deatsville)
  • Publix
  • Walmart
  • Wright’s Markets, Inc.

Alaska

Coming Soon

Arizona

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Arkansas

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Brookshire’s Food and Pharmacy
  • City Markets
  • Hays Supermarket
  • Super 1 Foods
  • Walmart

California

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • FoodMaxx
  • Lucky Supermarkets
  • Save Mart Supermarkets
  • Walmart

Colorado

  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Connecticut

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets
  • ShopRite
  • Stop & Shop
  • Walmart

Delaware

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Food Lion
  • Giant of Maryland
  • ShopRite
  • Walmart

District of Columbia

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Giant of Maryland

Florida

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Publix
  • Walmart

Georgia

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Food Lion
  • Piggly Wiggly (HAC)
  • Publix
  • Walmart

Hawaii

Walmart

Idaho

  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Illinois

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • County Market
  • Fairplay Foods
  • Supermercados El Guero
  • Walmart
  • Woodman’s Markets

Indiana

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Strack and Van Til
  • Town and Country
  • Van Til’s Supermarket
  • Walmart

Iowa

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • New Pioneer Food Co-op
  • Walmart

Kansas

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Kentucky

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Food Lion
  • Walmart

Louisiana

Coming Soon

Maine

  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Hannaford
  • Walmart

Maryland

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Food Lion
  • Giant of Maryland
  • Martin’s
  • ShopRite
  • Walmart

Massachusetts

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Hannaford
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets
  • Stop & Shop
  • Walmart

Michigan

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Minnesota

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Mississippi

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Superlo Foods
  • Walmart

Missouri

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Cameron Market
  • County Market
  • Hays Supermarket
  • Schnuck’s Market
  • Sliced Bread Market
  • Sweet Springs Market
  • Walmart
  • Woods Supermarket

Montana

Coming Soon

Nebraska

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Nevada

  • Amazon
  • FoodMaxx
  • Save Mart Supermarkets
  • Walmart

New Hampshire

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Hannaford
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets
  • Walmart

New Jersey

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • ShopRite
  • Stop & Shop
  • Super Foodtown
  • TheFreshGrocer
  • Walmart

New Mexico

  • Amazon
  • Walmart

New York

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Ferreira Foodtown
  • Hannaford
  • My Foodtown
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets
  • ShopRite
  • Stop & Shop
  • Tops Market
  • Walmart

North Carolina

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Carlie C’s
  • Food Lion
  • Publix
  • Walmart

North Dakota

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Ohio

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Giant Eagle
  • Walmart

Oklahoma

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Cash Saver
  • FireLake Discount Foods
  • Homeland Food Stores
  • Reasor’s
  • Sooner Foods
  • United Supermarkets
  • Walmart

Oregon

  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Pennsylvania

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Giant Company, LLC
  • Giant Eagle
  • Martin’s
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets
  • ShopRite
  • TheFreshGrocer
  • Tops Market
  • Walmart

Rhode Island

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Stop & Shop
  • Walmart

South Carolina

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Food Lion
  • Publix
  • Walmart

South Dakota

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Tennessee

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Food Lion
  • H.G. Hill Foods Store
  • Publix
  • Superlo Foods
  • Walmart

Texas

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Brookshire’s Food and Pharmacy
  • FRESH by Brookshire’s
  • H-E-B
  • Spring Market
  • Super 1 Foods
  • Walmart

Utah

  • Amazon
  • Walmart

Vermont

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Hannaford
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets
  • Tops Market
  • Walmart

Virginia

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Food Lion
  • Giant of Maryland
  • Martin’s
  • Publix
  • Walmart

Washington

  • A&J Select Market
  • Amazon
  • Walmart

West Virginia

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Food Lion
  • Giant Eagle
  • Martin’s
  • St. Marys Galaxy
  • Walmart

Wisconsin

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • Walmart
  • Woodman’s Markets

Wyoming

  • Amazon
  • Walmart

EBT Online Shopping FAQs

Here are the most common questions readers have regarding shopping online with SNAP EBT benefits:

Can SNAP be used to pay for delivery?

Only eligible food may be purchased with SNAP benefits.

Also, delivery fees and other associated charges may not be paid for with SNAP benefits.

How will I know which Grocery Stores offer delivery for SNAP EBT Customers?

The best way to determine if grocery delivery is available for your location is to visit the retailer’s websites.

The delivery zip codes available are those where retailers are able to provide their full line of groceries, which includes the ability to deliver perishable items to that area.

What grocery items are eligible to be purchased Online with SNAP benefits?

Eligible food items have a special label “SNAP EBT eligible.”

For example, on Amazon, this label appears after a SNAP participant adds their SNAP EBT card to their Amazon account.

The USDA requires all SNAP authorized retailers in the online purchasing program to ensure SNAP benefits are used to purchase eligible food items.

Click here for a list of eligible food items you can buy with your SNAP EBT Card.

Where You Can Shop for Groceries Online with SNAP EBT Summary

Here’s the bottom line:

The USDA is working to make online grocery shopping with EBT more available nationwide.

More grocery stores are being added each month.

We have provided a list of Grocery stores that accept EBT online by state.

Depending on the store, you can shop online with your EBT card for pick up or delivery or both.

In addition, grocery shopping apps like Instacart have started accepting EBT online and ALDI is one of the big grocery stores partnering with Instacart for online EBT shopping and delivery.

Questions?

We hope this post on Where You Can Shop for Groceries Online with SNAP EBT is helpful.

If you have further questions about P-EBT, SNAP, or EBT in general, please let us know in the comments section below.

Be sure to check out our other articles about SNAP and EBT, including:
Free Admission with EBT in all 50 States
How to check ebtEDGE balance
ConnectEBT card balance
What you can buy with an EBT Card
How much in food stamps can I get?

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