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North Carolina Snap EBT Info Page

Welcome to SNAP EBT information page for the state of North Carolina.

Food and Nutrition Services (FNS), a government-funded program, assists qualified North Carolinians in buying the food they need for a well-balanced diet.

Families receive an EBT card, which functions like a debit card, and use it at the checkout counter at any USDA-approved merchant to pay for their groceries.

Picture of North Carolina Snap EBT Card

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North Carolina Snap EBT card

This state EBT program is also known by these names:
Food and Nutrition Services
North Carolina EBT Card

Contact Information

North Carolina Snap Website

The website is https://www.ncdhhs.gov/assistance/low-income-services/food-nutrition-services-food-stamps

North Carolina Snap Phone Number

The phone number is +866-719-0141

North Carolina Local Office Location

Click Here to view office locations.

EBT Website

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

North Carolina EBT Phone Number

The phone number is +888-622-7328

Frequently Asked Questions

What is North Carolina’s monthly SNAP benefit?

Depending on household size, income, and permissible deductions, SNAP payments may differ from family to family. For instance, a family of three with no income may be eligible for up to $740 in monthly benefits or $440 if the family makes $1,000 in net monthly income.

How long does it take to receive food stamps in North Carolina?

You will be notified of your eligibility within 30 days after submitting your application and information verification. You may receive “expedited benefits” in some emergency situations within seven days.  A simplified form of Regular Food and Nutrition Services (FNS), the Simplified Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), may be available to seniors receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) who are 65 years of age or older.

How can I get food assistance in North Carolina?

Residents of North Carolina can apply for or pre-screen for eligibility for Food and Nutrition Services via an online program called ePASS.

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