Limited time offer: 50% off Instacart+ membership
If you recently placed an EBT order, you're eligible for 1 year of Instacart+ at just $4.99/month. After 1 year, membership automatically renews at $9.99/month. You can cancel anytime.Already have an account?
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Using EBT SNAP on Instacart: easy as 1-2-3
1. Add your EBT SNAP card
Go to your Account Settings to add your EBT SNAP card as a payment method.
2. Shop for eligible items
Many staple foods and non-alcoholic beverages are eligible for EBT SNAP. These products are marked with an ‘EBT’ label when browsing at participating stores.
3. Checkout with EBT SNAP
At cheeckout, make sure EBT SNAP is selected as a payment method. You'll be able to select the amount paid by EBT SNAP.
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Frequently asked questions
Starting December 12, 2022, any non-Instacart+ customer who placed an EBT SNAP order within the last 6 months is eligible to buy a discounted Instacart+ membership for $4.99/month for one year. More qualifying details here
Yes, EBT SNAP-eligible Instacart customers in the U.S. can pay for online grocery orders containing eligible items with a valid EBT card, in full or in part, from participating stores in select states. You can shop at any participating stores as long as the state that issued your EBT card is participating in the SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot.
EBT SNAP-eligible Instacart customers in the U.S. can pay for online grocery orders with a valid EBT card, in full or in part. Our full list of eligible retailers can be found here.
Instacart is part of a pilot run by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to accept EBT benefits online. Currently, customers with a valid EBT SNAP card in all states except Alaska can use their SNAP funds on Instacart at participating retailers. EBT funds must be used in the state in which they were provided. Learn more about SNAP eligibility on the USDA SNAP recipient website: www.fns.usda.gov/snap If you don’t see EBT SNAP as an option at your local store, make sure you have the latest version of the Instacart app. If you still don’t see EBT SNAP, check back later as we work to expand participation to more stores.
To use your EBT card, add it as a payment method within your account settings. A separate credit or debit card must also be linked to your Instacart account to cover fees, bottle deposits, taxes, delivery tips, and any other non-EBT SNAP-eligible items, per government regulation.