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7 Ways to Get Grocery Delivery with EBT

7 Ways to Get Grocery Delivery with EBT

We’ve found stores with grocery delivery that accepts EBT! If you need to order your groceries online for delivery, I highly recommend checking out these retailers.


There are 3 things you need to know before you order.

Even when you’ve found a place with grocery delivery that accepts EBT, there are three things that you need to know before you order.

First, your food stamps funds cannot be used to pay for the delivery fee, tip or other charges. It can only be used to pay for the eligible groceries themselves. You’ll need a secondary payment method to cover the delivery fee and tip.


Second, you’ll save money if you place one large order instead of several smaller ones. Because you have to pay a delivery fee and tip for each order, it’s best to plan ahead and make sure that you don’t miss anything. Grocery lists and meal plans can make a big difference!

Third, you may get better deals in the store. When you order online, you may miss out on great ways to save money (like discount bakery items, sale prices, loyalty card pricing and other offers that aren’t available online).


That being said, it’s overall a great thing that there are stores with grocery delivery that accepts EBT. Obviously, it’s a tremendous blessing for people who are homebound… but it’s also a great option when you are sick and don’t want to spread your germs.

Instacart accepts food stamps!

 Instacart is the go-to service for easy and effective grocery delivery. I personally use it all the time. Last week, when my husband was sick, I ordered seven Instacart orders in seven days. It’s seriously a lifesaver. 

A representative reached out to me last week to let me know that Instacart is now accepting food stamps for certain orders! If you’re looking for grocery delivery with EBT, you can order from over 4,000 stores in 38 states with Instacart. I highly recommend it.

And, for a limited time only, Instacart is offering free delivery and pickup for your first three orders!

On Instacart, you’ll find many places with grocery delivery that accepts EBT, including:

  • Aldi
  • Food Lion
  • FoodMaxx
  • Hannaford
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Price Chopper
  • Publix

For more information on this program (including a list of participating states and stores), click here… or click here to download the app!

Amazon accepts food stamps!

You can shop on Amazon with food stamps if you receive your benefits in any state EXCEPT Alaska, Hawaii, Louisiana and Montana. You don’t even need to have a Prime membership to qualify for exclusive deals when you shop on Amazon with food stamps!


You can also use P-EBT to shop on Amazon in all states except Alaska, Hawaii, Louisiana, and Montana. Click here to get started!

Walmart accepts food stamps for grocery delivery! 

Walmart accepts food stamps for delivery orders in 44 states! These states include:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

In some states, users can order online with EBT but will need to pick up their groceries. Delivery is not available for online EBT purchases in these states:

  • Arkansas
  • Alaska
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Montana

If your store allows this, you’ll see the option to add an EBT card to your account when you checkout. You may need to wait 24 hours for validation before you can place your order with no basket minimums.

Of course, you can use your EBT card to purchase groceries inside Walmart in all states.

man brings food from place with grocery delivery that accepts EBT

Can you get grocery delivery with EBT?

YES! There are several retailers with online grocery delivery that accepts EBT, although many of them only process these deliveries through Instacart.


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Stephanie Alice Wright

Sunday 12th of December 2021

It's a shame how that people like myself are having a horrible time in there life with being homeless and no money what so ever but I do have EBT but it doesn't matter because I can't use them anyways because I don't have the money to either me getting to the food or having it delivered to me because I'm poor right now 🤔 Where's the help?


Monday 13th of December 2021

Information on this should be in the article above. Chat with Lira, she might be able to help!