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Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)

How to use your EBT Card at a Point-of-Sale (POS) or ATM Machine

  • Locations that display the QUEST logo quest logo and supported marks such as “EBT Accepted Here”
  • SNAP benefits can only be used for food and for plants and seeds to grow food for your household to eat.
  • Sales tax cannot be charged on items bought with SNAP benefits.
  • SNAP benefits cannot be used to buy:
    • Any nonfood item, such as pet foods; soaps, paper products, and household supplies; grooming items, toothpaste, and cosmetics
    • Alcoholic beverages and tobacco
    • Vitamins and medicines
    • Any food that will be eaten in the store
    • Hot foods
  • Cash benefits can be withdrawn at ATM’s displaying the Quest Logo quest logo
  • Cash Benefits can be withdrawn from ATM’s at Bank of America, Chase, Presto, and Wells Fargo with no ATM fees
  • Items can be purchased with cash and cash back with a purchase is allowed where available.
  • Cash benefits cannot be used outside of the State of Florida for more than 30 days
  • Cash benefits cannot be transacted/used to purchase alcohol, in gambling establishments, or any adult oriented entertainment location.
  • Food Assistance can be used in all 50 states

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