Amazon, USDA expanding online SNAP pilot to Alabama

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Monday, Amazon announced, through its partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture, it will allow customers to purchase food online using SNAP benefits.

The pilot initially launched in 2019 in parts of New York, and now is active in all of New York, along with Alabama, Iowa, Oregon, and Washington state.

To order groceries, register your SNAP card online through Amazon. If you don’t have an Amazon account, you’ll create one as well during the registration process.

With a SNAP card, customers can access groceries, Amazon Pantry, and Amazon Fresh for no additional fee.

SNAP Eligible items can be easily identified on the website with a “SNAP EBT eligible” label near the product name.

Shipping fees will need to be paid with a regular credit or debit card if customers do not meet the Amazon minimum for free shipping.

For more information, visit the Amazon SNAP FAQ.

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