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Alaska Snap EBT Info Page

Welcome to SNAP EBT information page for the state of Alaska.

Low-income households can get food assistance through the Alaska Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programme. The SNAP benefit is entirely funded by the federal government. In Alaska, the state covers half the expenses of running the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programme.

The Division of Public Assistance distributes SNAP benefits via the Alaska Quest card. The amount a household receives each month is determined by the household’s size and countable income. SNAP funds are used by eligible households to purchase food items from licensed retailers across the state.

Candidates who are eligible must pass tests for income and assets. The 130% of the current Alaska poverty criterion is the benchmark for the gross monthly income test.

In Alaska, special regulations permit increased SNAP benefits in remote regions and the use of benefits to pay for certain equipment needed for subsistence hunting and fishing.

Picture of Alaska Snap EBT Card

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Alaska Snap EBT card

This state EBT program is also known by these names:
Food Stamp Program
Alaska Quest Card

Contact Information

Alaska Snap Website

The website is http://dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/Pages/SNAP/default.aspx

Alaska Snap Phone Number

The phone number is +907-465-3347

Alaska Local Office Location

Click Here to view office locations.

EBT Website

The website is http://dhss.alaska.gov/dpa/pages/ebt/default.aspx

Alaska EBT Phone Number

The phone number is +888-997-8111

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use my Alaska EBT card outside of Alaska?

Yes. Since your EBT card is compatible with SNAP benefits, you can use it anywhere that accepts EBT in the United States.

What is the application process for food stamps in Alaska

There is no online application for Alaska. Download the SNAP application form, fill it out, and deliver it to your neighborhood Public Assistance office if you think you could be eligible for SNAP assistance. Call (844) 222-3119 toll-free for assistance in locating your neighborhood office.

After the submission of your application, the next stage of the procedure is the interview, which can take place either in person or over the phone. After being approved into the program, you will be given a “Alaska Quest Card” that can be used in place of cash to buy food at supermarkets and grocery stores.

In Alaska, what can I buy with food stamps?

You can buy food with SNAP benefits, including dairy goods, breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, meats, fish, and poultry. Under SNAP, seeds and plants with the potential to produce food are also eligible.

Families who rely heavily on hunting and fishing for subsistence or who reside in certain recognized communities with little access to shops may use their SNAP benefits to buy hunting and fishing equipment. A unique SNAP Identification Card will be given if you are found to be qualified to use it to buy those things.

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