Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
WHAT CAN A CUSTOMER BUY WITH EBT CASH ?
Customers can buy almost any item in your store with EBT CASH exept for liquor. However
a customer can always get cash back and buy the liquor cash.
WHAT CAN A CUSTOMER BUY WITH EBT FOOD ?
EBT FOOD is very restrictive as a customer can only buy from the staple food items. Like Milk, cheese,
Meat, Bread, Eggs, Vegetables etc.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET APPROVED FOR EBT CASH ?
Getting approved and programmed for EBT CASH is easy and we can usually do this within one to two weeks.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET APPROVED FOR EBT FOOD ?
EBT FOOD is a longer process that usually takes two to three months. Depending on your State.
There is original paperwork and copies on your business license that must be optained.
WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES MY STORE NEED TO ACCEPT EBT FOOD AND CASH ?
Merchant Services will provide you with the right processing solution. This includes a processing terminal and pin pad.
Ask your representative for more details.
WHAT ARE THE STAPLE FOOD ITEMS THAT MY STORE MUST CARRY ?
Bread, Milk, Eggs, Cheese, and cereals. ( see Staple Items Page )
WHY SIGN UP FOR EBT WITH US ?
Its simple, we take care of everything for you and we get you approved !
We do all your paperwork !
We cut through all the government red tape !
We secure your EBT CASH quickly !
We obtain an FNS number for your store fast !
We get your store approved !
DOES MY STORE PAY A PERCENTAGE ON EACH TRANSACTION WITH EBT ?
The USDA does not charge a percentage to process an EBT transaction. However your processing company does
have fees that apply to each transaction processed through their terminal. These are usually small fees including a
ten cents transaction fee.can charge a fee.