Target is among the most popular stores in the US, and with more than 1600 stores in 48 states it’s growing better than any other retail chain.
So, now let’s talk about the main question here i.e. Does Target accept EBT and the answer is Yes, Target accepts EBT card for making purchases and you can purchase the eligible food items using your EBT card, but there are a few limitations for you as an EBT card holder.
Check them in the form of questions below
How Can I Locate the nearest SNAP Store (which accepts EBT card)
If you want to buy food using your EBT Card holder and looking for the nearest store which accepts EBT Card, then you are in luck as USDA has an official locator to locate all the major Stores which accepts EBT Card.
Other Stores that accept EBT Payments
Check out the locator
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What Can I Buy with an EBT Card
Since, this card to help the low income people maintain a healthy life, there is a limitation on items you can buy using an EBT card.
Basically you can buy healthy food items only and cannot spend it on luxury. Below is the exact list of items you are allowed with an EBT card and things which are not allowed
|Eligible Food items||Non Eligible food items|
|Breads and Cereals||Beer, Wine, Liquor, Cigarettes, Tobacco|
|Fruits and Vegetables||Pet food|
|Meats, fish, Steak and Poultry||Soap, Paper products, Household supplies|
|Dairy Products||Food eaten in store|
|Seeds and Plants which produce food for household to eat||Vitamins and Medicines|
|Soft Drinks, Candy, Cookies, Snack Crackers, Ice-cream||Hot Foods ( Prepared for Immediate Consumption)|
|Live Seafood||Grooming Items|
|Energy Drinks (must have a nutrition label)||Cosmetics|
|Bakery Items , Cake (Non edible part below 50%)|
Does Target accept SNAP for Grocery Delivery/Online Delivery?
Yes, Target accepts SNAP for Grocery Delivery but you can only pay for the food items using it and will have to pay the delivery fees on your own i.e. If you order grocery items and the bill is 110$ (100$ food+ 10$ delivery charges) then you will have to pay 10$ in form of other payment other than SNAP like a debit card or cash
Do you know that Costco also accept EBT Payments
Can You Use EBT At Target Starbucks?
The answer is mixed here and it depends on state to state and hence you need to give it a try, because many food chains have started to accept ebt cards now like burger king, Dominos, Some Starbucks Kiosks etc.
Although you will not be able to use your Card at standalone Starbucks.
We hope that were able to solve your doubt and you can now easily go about making your purchase at the target.