Does Amazon Take EBT?
Yes, Amazon accepts EBT in every state except Alaska.
In other words, you can use EBT to buy food at Whole Foods on Amazon by linking your SNAP EBT to your Amazon account to get discounts on grocery food delivery. At Whole Foods, they accept an EBT card to purchase any and all grocery food items as long as the total amount is less than your total benefits for the month. This includes the following products:
- snack food;
- seeds and plants which can produce food;
- non-alcoholic beverages;
- dairy products;
- baby formula.
How to Use SNAP EBT at Whole Foods on Amazon
The first thing you need to do is to add your SNAP EBT card to Amazon. This is an easy process if you follow the instructions carefully.
How to Add your SNAP EBT Card to Amazon
Follow the link on the Amazon website that says ‘add your SNAP EBT card’ to your Amazon Account. You need to make sure you are signed in to your Amazon account or create one for yourself if you don’t already have one. Next you select “Add your SNAP EBT card” and you will be prompted to add your EBT card number. Then click continue and follow the instructions. You need to make sure that you select your EBT card as your method of payment for SNAP eligible items.
What are the Benefits of Using SNAP EBT at Whole Foods on Amazon
There are a few benefits of attaching your SNAP EBT Card to your Amazon account.
- Free pickup on food orders over $35.
- All delivery orders include a $9.95 service fee that SNAP EBT cannot be used to pay for the service fee.
What Can I Buy at Whole Foods Market on Amazon With SNAP EBT?
You can gain access to the same organic and natural foods that you do at Whole Foods online on Amazon. Items that are eligible for SNAP in store are also eligible on Amazon’s Whole Foods Market. Whole Foods Market locations accept SNAP benefits for in-store purchases of eligible food items in all states. You may only use your EBT card to purchase SNAP-eligible foods at Amazon Whole Foods Market stores. Eligible food items include:
- cereals and bread;
- cooking oils which include avocado oil, olive oil and coconut oil;
- dairy products which include milk, cheese, yogurt, and almond milk;
- food producing seeds and plants;
- frozen, canned, and fresh food;
- fruits and vegetables, which include canned, frozen and fresh vegetables;
- non-alcoholic soft drink;
- poultry, pork products, frozen/fresh seafood such as fish, and discounted meat;
- protein powder which displays a “Nutritional Facts” label.
Overall, Whole Foods Amazon is a great choice for those who are SNAP eligible. Not only do they accept EBT cards, but they also offer substantial discounts on many eligible items. Amazon Whole Foods is a convenient way of purchasing your groceries once you have added your SNAP EBT to your Amazon account.