What is EBT?

Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) is the way you receive and use your Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits in North Dakota.

How do I receive my EBT card?

Local human service zone offices do not issue new or replacement EBT cards. If you are receiving an EBT card for the first time, it will be mailed directly to you.

If you need a replacement card you may request one in the following ways:

  • On the ebtEDGE mobile app
  • By visiting
  • By calling the FIS Customer Service Helpline at 1.800.630.4655.

Please allow up to 7 business days from the date the local human service zone office receives your application for your card to arrive.

Picture of a ND EBT card


Where can I use my EBT card?

Most authorized food retailers and convenience stores accept EBT. Authorized retailers display a decal on the door that looks like your card. Your card should work at any terminal that displays the Quest logo.

You can also use your EBT card at the participating farmers markets listed below.

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Information and Resources

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If you would like to view a version of these publications that can be translated, visit the Apply for Help Publications page.

EBT Handbook: A handbook with questions and answers about EBT.

Helpful EBT Tips: Tips and resources for using your EBT card.

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Download the ebtEDGE mobile app on the Apple App or Google Play Store. Visit Call the Customer Service Helpline at 1.800.630.4655