"How to buy groceries online with Florida EBT"

Stores that accept EBT online in Florida

Under the SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot launched by the USDA 2019, 49 states including Florida now allow food stamps SNAP beneficiaries to shop and pay for groceries online. This includes retail giants like Amazon and Walmart, plus the online grocery shopping platform Instacart. In this post, we are going to provide a list of grocery stores that accept EBT online in Florida.

In addition, we will answer the most frequently asked questions about using Florida SNAP EBT card online for grocery purchases.

"Stores that accept EBT online in Florida"

Stores that accept EBT online in Florida

Here’s the updated list of stores that accept Florida SNAP EBT online for delivery and pick-up.
We will continue to update this list as the USDA adds more grocery stores.

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Earth Fare
  • Freshfields Farm
  • Hitchcock’s Markets
  • JC’s Market and Food Kitchen
  • Mt. Plymouth Grocery
  • Publix
  • Sam’s Club Scan and Go
  • Sprouts Farmers Market
  • Walmart
  • Whole Foods

Note that some of these stores accept EBT through Instacart.

FAQ on using EBT online in Florida

Here are the most frequently asked questions about using an EBT card to shop online and about Florida EBT Card in general:

Does Instacart Take Florida SNAP EBT?

Yes, Instacart does take Florida SNAP EBT. The list of participating stores now include Aldi, Food Lion, and Publix, and Stop & Shop.

When ordering with EBT on Instacart, customers must use a credit or debit card for non-eligible costs, including delivery and service fees, taxes, tips, and bottle deposit fees in some states.

Additionally, Instacart offers an Instacart Express membership for $99 annually or $9.99 monthly that provides free delivery on all orders over $35.

Also, customers over 60 who may be new to online grocery shopping can take advantage of Instacart’s Senior Support Service.

Can I use my Florida SNAP Card to pay for online delivery?

No. SNAP benefits cannot be used to pay for delivery fees.

You will have to use other forms of payment, like a credit or debit card to pay for delivery fees and non-SNAP
products.

How do I use SNAP EBT on Amazon?

There are three different ways to purchase food using your SNAP EBT at Amazon – using Amazon Fresh, Amazon Groceries and at Whole Foods, which is owned by Amazon.

Amazon Fresh

Amazon Fresh is similar to your typical grocery store, delivering perishable, shelf-stable and household products in everyday package sizes, available in select regions.

The Amazon Fresh serve is typically available only to Prime members.

However, Amazon is making Amazon Fresh selection available to customers who shop with a SNAP EBT card in eligible regions without Prime membership fees.

To receive free delivery on Amazon Fresh orders, purchase $35 or more ($50 in select regions) of eligible items.

You can schedule a preferred delivery time within a 1 or 2-hour delivery window, as early as same day.

Learn how to add your Florida EBT Card to Amazon.

Also, get 50% off Amazon Prime membership with your SNAP EBT.

Groceries on Amazon

Groceries on Amazon feature pantry staples, shelf-stable food and household items, available nationwide.

There is no minimum spend for Prime members to receive free shipping.

However, if you are not a Prime member, you can receive free delivery on Amazon.com grocery orders by purchasing $25 or more of eligible items.

You can also place a smaller order and pay a shipping fee.

Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market on Amazon offers many of the same great products found in Whole Foods Market stores.

Grocery pickup is free on orders $35+.

All delivery orders will include a $9.95 service fee.

Your SNAP EBT funds cannot be used to pay for the service fee.

If you would like to shop in person at Whole Foods, see our Florida EBT Whole Foods Guide.

Stores that accept EBT online in Florida Summary

We hope this post on Stores that accept EBT online in Florida was helpful.

Questions?

If you have further questions about Florida SNAP or EBT Card, please let us know in the comments section below.

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