SNAP EBT Payment Options

Whether it’s fresh meat, produce, dairy or some of the most craveable snacks around, we make using SNAP EBT easy while helping you get the most for your money. You can use your benefits in store. Plus, multiple payments are simple so you can shop, pay and get on with your day.


FAQ Section

Q: What is SNAP and EBT?

A: SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) is the largest federal nutrition assistance program in the country. Aiding low-income individuals and families, SNAP works with an EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) card, which is like a debit card that purchases SNAP eligible food and drinks.

Q: What items are NOT eligible with EBT?

A: Beer, wine, liquor, cigarettes, and tobacco are not eligible. Neither is any item that has a Supplement Facts label – i.e. vitamins, medicines and supplements. Foods that are hot at the point of sale or any live animals aside from shellfish, fish removed from water and any animals slaughtered prior to pick-up from the store aren’t eligible with EBT. Neither are any nonfood items like pet foods, hygiene items, cosmetics, cleaning supplies, paper products or other household supplies.

Q: Can I use SNAP/EBT with curbside and delivery?

A: No, SNAP/EBT is not available to use online at However, SNAP/EBT is available in store.

Q: What are EBT eligible items?

A: Fruits, vegetables, poultry, meat, fish, dairy products, cereals, breads, other snack foods, non-alcoholic beverages, seeds and plants that produce edible food.

Q: Can I buy non-SNAP products with cash or a debit card?

A: Yes, we offer multiple payments on a single order so you can buy non-SNAP products with cash or a debit card. 

Q: Do all ALDI locations accept SNAP/EBT?

A: Yes, every one of our locations has the option to pay with SNAP/EBT.