Grocery Stores Accepting SNAP EBT Payment | ACME Markets (2024)

What is EBT?

EBT, or Electronic Benefits Transfer, is a system that allows government programs likeSNAPandTANF(Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)to load funds onto payment cards for their recipients.

What is SNAP?

SNAP, or Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, is a federally funded program that provides financial assistance to help get healthy food on the tables of millions of Americans.

What is EBT Cash?

EBT Cash (TANF) provides supplemental income for qualifying households. It gives families a certain amount of extra money for necessities other than food.

Can my EBT card be used for online purchases at Albertsons Companies stores?

Yes, Albertsons Companies grocery delivery and pickup now accepts SNAP and EBT Cash as online payment methods (subject to state regulation). We accept SNAP in any state where we have online delivery and pickup service. However, not all states currently offer EBT Cash as an online payment type (even if you can use EBT Cash at the physical location). Please check with your EBT office to confirm if EBT Cash is available to use for online transactions.

Which locations offer EBT grocery delivery and pickup?

We’re working diligently to offer EBT grocery delivery and pickup at all of our stores. Please visit ourStore Locator page and click on “Additional Services” to find out if a store in your area is accepting EBT for online payment.

Which items are eligible for SNAP EBT?

Check the officialWhat Can SNAP Buy? | USDA-FNSwebsitefor items that can be purchased using SNAP EBT.

How do I check out with my SNAP EBT/EBT Cash card?

In the payments section of the checkout page, enter your SNAP EBT card information and click “Apply Payment.” Choose the SNAP and/or EBT Cash amount you’d like to use. If the total amount for SNAP-eligible items is higher than your SNAP balance amount, or to pay for any non-SNAP eligible items, you can use another form of payment to cover the difference.

How do I check my SNAP EBT/ EBT Cash balance?

You can check your balance during checkout by selecting “EBT Balance Check” in the EBT Payment Entry section.

How do I pay for online purchases with non-SNAP eligible items? Can I use more than one form of payment when paying with SNAP EBT and/or EBT Cash?

Yes, you can make online purchases with more than one type of payment method, and you can use another payment method to pay for non-SNAP eligible items. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express credit cards, and most bank-issued debit cards. Cash, our gift cards, Safeway Pay, personal checks, and other charge accounts are currently not accepted for online orders. Residents of Arizona with disabilities who use Electronic Benefit Transfer and need to use the Online Grocery Ordering Service because of their disability may contact Customer Service at (877) 505-4040 for assistance. If you elect to be transferred to a third-party service provider’s website (such as Rush Delivery by Instacart), then the types of payment options and related terms will be established by that company.

What is EBT Weight Debit and why does it appear as a charge on my grocery order?

A 10% weight debit surcharge is added to items that are priced by weight (fruits, vegetables, etc.) when you pay with SNAP and/or EBT Cash. The final price is determined once the item is picked and weighed. If the final price is less than what you paid at checkout, the difference will be refunded to your EBT card, and/or reduce the amount charged on your credit card.

How do you manage refunds when there are multiple payment types used to pay for my order?

If you’re not happy with any item, you may request a refund. If SNAP EBT is used as a payment type, we’ll follow guidelines from the USDA on how to process SNAP eligible refunds. If your item to be refunded is SNAP eligible and you used SNAP to pay for your order, we will refund the payment back to SNAP. When all SNAP funds have been refunded, we will refund the remaining payment types used in the order. For non-SNAP eligible refunds, we will process refunds according to the EBT Cash and/or other payment card amounts you used to pay for your order.

Can I make an edit after placing my order with SNAP EBT/EBT Cash?

Yes, within a certain time frame after placing your order. Sign in and click "Orders" in the drop-down next to your name at the top of the page to edit or cancel your order. Items in your order and updating your delivery or pickup date and time may only be edited on the same day your order is placed.

How do I know if I qualify for SNAP?

You can check to see if you qualify for SNAP benefits on theSNAP website.

Do you accept WIC online?

WIC is currently not supported for online delivery and pickup orders but can be used for in-store purchases.

Do I need an account to use your website?

Yes, all customers must have an account or create an account for delivery or pickup orders.

Can I use EBT on your shopping App?

Yes, you can pay with EBT on your App. Just make sure you select the "Checkout with EBT card" option located underneath the Checkout button.

Grocery Stores Accepting SNAP EBT Payment | ACME Markets (2024)


Can I add my EBT card to my Google Wallet? ›

A: Yes, you can! Some digital wallets like Google Pay and Apple Pay allow you to add your EBT card to the app and use it to make purchases online or in stores.

How to withdraw cash from EBT card NJ? ›

If you receive Work First New Jersey cash assistance, you can get cash and check your balance at any ATM with the Quest® logo. Follow the ATM instructions for scanning or entering your card. Enter your PIN. Choose the Cash Withdrawal or Balance Inquiry option.

Does acme take amex? ›

We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express credit cards, and most bank-issued debit cards. We also accept SNAP EBT/EBT Cash payment cards for in-store purchases and, at select locations, for online orders scheduled for pickup and delivery (Visit our SNAP FAQ to learn more).

What is the best app to check EBT? ›

Providers is the #1 rated EBT app for checking your food stamp balance. Plus, see all your spending in one app with Providers Card, our free mobile banking account.

Can you get cash back with EBT NJ? ›

If you are receiving cash assistance, when you are shopping in person, you can use your Families First card to withdraw cash from an ATM with the Quest® logo. You also can use the card to buy items that are not allowed under NJ SNAP.

Where can I pay online with EBT cash? ›

Additionally, EBT cardholders are able to use their benefit cards for online purchasing at Safeway, Amazon, Walmart, and more.

How to transfer EBT to Venmo? ›

Venmo does not accept EBT as a funding source, which means you cannot use your EBT card to add funds to your Venmo account [1].

Which grocery stores don t accept Amex? ›

Some of the largest Canadian retailers that don't accept American Express credit cards are Costco and Loblaws companies. This is doubly unfortunate because they issue the American Express Cobalt card, one of the best cards to use at grocery stores with its earn rate of 5 Membership Rewards per dollar.

What stores are considered supermarkets by Amex? ›

"U.S. supermarkets"
  • Gristedes.
  • Foodtown.
  • Meijer.
  • ShopRite.
  • Stop and Shop.
  • Vons.
  • Whole Foods.
  • Winn-Dixie.

What payment options does Acme accept? ›

  • MasterCard.
  • Visa.
  • Discover.
  • American Express.
  • PayPal.
  • Apple Pay.
  • Affirm.

How do I add a benefits card to Google Wallet? ›

Open the Google Wallet app or download it on Google Play. Tap 'Add to Wallet', follow the instructions, and verify your card if needed. You're all set!

What cards can go in Google Wallet? ›

Find supported payment methods
BanksSupported cards
DiscoverDiscover Consumer Credit, PBoA Debit Cards
Green DotGreen Dot Everyday Mastercard SEIU Everyday Mastercard
HSBCConsumer credit and debit cards
NFCUVisa credit, Visa debit, and Mastercard credit; Consumer and Business
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Can I transfer EBT cash to PayPal? ›

You can link your EBT cash benefit card to mobile wallet apps such as PayPal and Venmo. Both of these apps allow users to link their EBT cards for making purchases and transferring funds.

How do I link my card to Google Wallet? ›

Add a debit or credit card to the Google Wallet app
  1. Open the Google Wallet app .
  2. At the bottom, tap Add to Wallet .
  3. Tap Payment card. ...
  4. Tap New credit or debit card. ...
  5. At the bottom, tap Save and continue.
  6. Read the Issuer Terms and tap Accept.
  7. If you're asked to verify your payment method, choose an option from the list.

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