Frequently Asked Questions about Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer for Households and Recipients

  • What is Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT)?

  • What is the purpose of P-EBT?

  • Who is eligible for P-EBT benefits?

  • How do I know if I am eligible?

  • My family needs food now, what can we do?

  • If eligible, how much P-EBT will I get?

  • When will P-EBT benefits be available?

  • What will happen to my P-EBT card if my family has moved?

  • If eligible, how often will I get P-EBT benefits?

  • Where can I use my P-EBT benefits?

  • What can I buy with P-EBT benefits?

  • Do I have to use all my P-EBT benefits at once?

  • What should I do if I do not want the P-EBT benefits?

  • What do I do if my P-EBT card is lost?

  • How do I PIN my card?