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Maryland Snap EBT Info Page

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

The Food Supplement Program (FSP), Maryland’s name for SNAP, assists low-income Maryland households in purchasing the food they require for a nutritious diet.

Benefits are issued electronically on a card that, like a debit card, can be used to purchase qualified food at local grocery stores or anywhere EBT is accepted. The EBT card is known as the “Independence Card” in Maryland.

Picture of Maryland Snap EBT Card

Wondering what Maryland snap card looks like. Below is a sample picture.

Maryland Snap EBT card

This state EBT program is also known by these names:
Food Supplement Program
Independence Card

Contact Information

Maryland Snap Website

The website is http://dhr.maryland.gov/food-supplement-program/

Maryland Snap Phone Number

The phone number is +800-332-6347

Maryland Local Office Location

Click Here to view office locations.

EBT Website

The website is https://www.connectebt.com/

Maryland EBT Phone Number

The phone number is +800-997-2222

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for food stamps in Maryland?

Apply online at myDHR or submit a paper application to your local Department of Social Services. MyDHR, which has taken the place of Maryland SAIL as the department’s new online application platform. Once your application is received, a phone or in-person interview will be set up to see whether you’re eligible.

In Maryland, how long does it take for one to get food stamps?

If you are eligible for FSP, you will receive your benefits no later than 30 days after the date of your application. You may be eligible for financial assistance in some emergency situations in less than seven days.

In Maryland, where can I use SNAP?

Use your EBT card to shop for fresh produce and groceries at these Maryland-area participating stores: Amazon, ShopRite, Walmart, Food Lion, Giant of Maryland, Martin’s, and Aldi. Visit these online stores to place your grocery order!

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