When shopping with your EBT card, finding your Georgia EBT card balance before making a purchase can be frustrating. We’re here to make the Georgia EBT card balance check process as simple and easy for you as possible.
In this article, we will provide you with three ways you can quickly find out your Georgia EBT card balance, including step-by-step instructions. The information covered in this article will help any current Georgia EBT cardholder.
For help completing the Georgia EBT card balance check, keeping reading and follow our step-by-step instructions below.
How do I check the balance on my Georgia EBT card?
There are currently three ways to check the balance on your Georgia EBT card. You can check your balance by using your last receipt, by calling Georgia EBT card customer service toll-free at 1-888-421-3281, or online by logging into your Georgia Connect EBT account here.
Georgia EBT Card Balance Check Instructions
For help obtaining your Georgia Food Stamps card balance check by phone, receipt, or online, follow our step-by-step instructions below.
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How do I check my Georgia EBT balance online?
Follow these steps to check your Georgia EBT card balance online:
1. Visit the Georgia Connect EBT Website
2. Log into your Georgia EBT card account
When you get to the site, you will have to log in to your account to be able to view your account information and EBT card balance.
To log in to your account, enter your User ID and Password into the Login Portal on the left side of the page.
3. View your EBT card balance and recent transactions
Once you are logged into your Georgia EBTcard account, you can view your current EBT card balance and recent transactions.
Here is what the Georgia Connect EBT website looks like and what you need to do:
Georgia EBT Card Balance Check
Forgot your GA Connect EBT User ID or Password?
If you forgot your Password, you can reset that by clicking the “Reset Password” button below the Login Portal. You will have to provide your Zip Code, Date of Birth, and EBT Card Number in order to reset your Password. After you enter this information, enter the new Password you would like to use.
If you don’t remember your user ID and password, we can help. If you forgot your User ID, you can recover that information by clicking the “Forgotten User ID” button located below the Login Portal. You will have to provide your Zip Code, Date of Birth, and EBT Card Number in order to retrieve your User ID.
How do I check my Georgia EBT card balance by phone?
Follow these steps to check your GA EBT card balance by phone:
1. Call the Georgia EBT Card Phone Number
The Georgia EBT Card toll-free phone number is 1-888-421-3281. You can also find this phone number on the back of your Georgia EBT card.
2. Enter your Georgia EBT Card Number
To receive your card balance information you must enter your 16-digit EBT card number located on the front of your card.
3. Enter your PIN Number
Enter your 4-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN). Once you have successfully done so, you will receive your EBT card balance.
How can I check my EBT balance without my card number?
The last and easiest way to check your Georgia EBT card balance is to check your last EBT card transaction receipt. Follow the instructions listed below for how to check your EBT card balance without your card number:
1. Find your last EBT card receipt
Locate your most recent grocery store or ATM receipt that you used your EBT card at.
2. Check the EBT card balance at the bottom
Your EBT card balance is located at the bottom of this receipt.
**Please note that this receipt will not reflect your current EBT balance if you used your EBT card after the receipt transaction took place. To get the most accurate and up-to-date EBT card balance, we suggest using checking your balance online or by phone.
How to use the Georgia EBT Card
Once you’ve been able to successfully obtain your EBT card balance, you can begin using your Card to redeem cash or food assistance benefits.
Food assistance benefits or food stamps can be used to purchase eligible food items at Georgia EBT retailers. Items eligible to be purchased with food assistance benefits are determined by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).
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What is the Georgia EBT Card Program?
The Georgia EBT Card program is a federally funded program administered by the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS). The program is managed by the Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS) in Georgia. If you have a Georgia EBT card, you must be receiving government assistance benefits from one or more of the following Georgia programs:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as Food Stamps
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
- Child Care (PeachCare for Kids) and Parent Services
- Health Coverage and Medicaid
What is the Georgia EBT card?
The Georgia Electonic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card is a plastic, debit-like card that can be used to redeem food or cash assistance benefits. Your Georgia EBT card can be used at eligible retail locations such as Target, Walmart, Albertsons, Whole Foods and many other locations to purchase food items. For a list of all the grocery stores where you can use your EBT card, check out our list here.
We hope this post on how to check your GA EBT Card Balance was helpful to you! If you have any other questions, tips or tricks regarding your Georgia EBT card, let us know in the comments section below, We love to hear from you!