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USDA EBT/SNAP Machine for Retailers

For more information to receive a FREE USDA EBT/SNAP Machine for retailers; Call Now 888-590-8099.  Applications can be approved for accepting EBT / SNAP cash benefits within 2 business days.​ ​ Merchants will qualify to start accepting EBT / SNAP cash benefits during the processing of their EBT Permit / License application while waiting for the  USDA approval of the EBT Snap permit which takes 30 to 45 days to be approved. Start accepting EBT Snap cards today at your business with the USDA approved EMV EBT Snap All-in-one machine for retail businesses. 




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For more information to receive a FREE USDA EBT SNAP Machine for retailers Call 888.590.8099 or send a message and fill out the form below. EBT Application can be approved for accepting EBT SNAP cash benefits within 2 business days.​ Merchants will qualify to start accepting EBT SNAP cash benefits during the processing of their EBT Permit License application while waiting for the USDA approval of the EBT SNAP License which takes 30 to 45 days to be approved. Start accepting EBT SNAP cards today at your business with the USDA approved EBT SNAP all-in-one machine for retail businesses. Retailers are required to complete an application and agree to terms and conditions at the time of enrollment which includes transaction processing fees.

USDA EBT SNAP Application EBT SNAP Retailer Machines

Request Your EBT SNAP Application 

Call 888-590-8099 or Email

Eligible Food Items for Snap

(Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Progam)

households CAN use SNAP Benefits to buy:


Breads and Cereals

Fruit and Vegetables

Meat, Fish, and Poultry

Dairy Products

Seeds and Plants that produce

food for households to eat

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In some areas restaurants can be authorized to accept Snap benefits from qualified homeless, elderly, or disabled people in exchange for low-cost meals.

Households CANNOT use SNAP benefits to buy:


Beer, Wine, Liquor

Cigarettes, Tobacco

All Non-Food Items such as:

Pet Foods

Soaps, Paper Product

Household Supplies

Vitamins and Medicines

Food that will eaten in-store

Hot Foods

EBT Staple Eligible Food
EBT Snap Fruits and Vegetables

FREE EBT SNAP Machine for merchants which includes replacement and existing machines for all businesses.

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How does the customer use their benefit card?


A recipient can use his/her EBT SNAP card to make purchases at participating retailers. Food Stamp benefits can only be used to purchase food items authorized by the USDA SNAP program. Cash Benefits may be used to purchase any item at a participating retailer, as well as to obtain cash-back or make a cash withdrawal from a SNAP participating ATM.  All SNAP benefits are now being issued via EBT. (Electronic Benefits Transfer)


What are the benefits of accepting EBT / SNAP?

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The EBT/SNAP (also known as the Food Stamp Program) can increase your customer base with the ability to accept EBT SNAP cards a rapidly growing payment method that accounts for more than 80% of food source for government-issued benefits in many states. As of November 2009, 1 out of 9 Americans and 1 in 4 children are using SNAP and the program rate grows at about 20,000 people a day.








Apply for Your SNAP EBT Retailer Application Today!

Don't miss out on the benefits of accepting SNAP EBT payments! Start the SNAP EBT retailer application process and expand your customer base. Our team is here to help you out with your application journey.

Simplified Process: We take all the hassle out of paperwork and guide you through the USDA EBT application for a smooth experience. Let us handle the complexities of the EBT application for retailers so you can focus on your business.

Dedicated Support: Benefit from our expertise and ongoing support for your EBT vendor application and beyond. We'll answer your questions, address your concerns, and provide the assistance you need throughout the entire process.


EBT Food Eligibility

EBT SNAP Cash and Food Benefits

What is EBT SNAP Cash and Food Benefits?


EBT or Electronic Benefit Transfer is an electronic system that allows state governments to provide financial and material benefits, which includes Food and Cash benefits through a plastic debit card. Food Benefits are authorized by federal law which allows the recipient to purchase only food and non-alcoholic beverages. Food Benefits were also called Food Stamps and has been renamed to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). Cash Benefits include State General Assistance, TANF benefits, and refugee benefits.




How can Elite Bankcard Solutions help Merchants become an authorized USDA EBT SNAP retailer?


With powerful payment processing from Elite Bankcard Solutions, merchants can accept EBT SNAP cards and help boost their business earning potential and increase their customer base. Benefits from programs such as Women Infants Children (WIC) and Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) card owners can also withdraw cash at stores that accept EBT cards. Many industry experts predict that businesses ability to accept EBT SNAP cards will only grow increasingly important as EBT  SNAP cards become used to issue benefits such as social security.


How do Merchants apply to become an authorized USDA Approved EBT SNAP Retailer?


All merchants will need to complete an application for a food stamp permit, a separate food stamp license is required for each store location. If the merchant owns multiple stores, an application for each store is required.  The owner personal documents will be required to complete the application.


EBT SNAP application package:


1. Food Stamp Program Application for Stores, Form FNS-252

2. FNS Field Office Cover Letter

3. Combined Store Eligibility Criteria Fact Sheet and a Checklist


Note: Merchants cannot accept Food Stamp Benefits until their store has been licensed under their ownership and has become authorized by the USDA, FNS. However, EBT Cash Benefits can be accepted while your EBT Food Stamp Benefit permit application is being processed.



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Merchant Account can now process Visa Mastercard and all other credit cards including EBT SNAP for retailers using your phone or tablet.


Accelerate Your USDA EBT Application Approval With Elite Bankcard Solutions!

Partner with us to get your approval faster and start accepting EBT payments sooner. We leverage our industry knowledge and connections to help you go through the USDA EBT application efficiently.

Expert Insights: We understand the complexities of the approval process and can improve your chances of success. Our experience ensures your EBT vendor application is accurate and complete.

Personalized Assistance: Get the tailored support you need to submit a complete and accurate EBT application for retailers. We'll work closely with you to ensure we address all the details.

Let Elite Bankcard Solutions be your guide. Contact us to start your SNAP EBT retailer application and unlock new opportunities for your business.

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