Does Aldi accept EBT, SNAP, or Food Stamps?
Does Aldi accept EBT? Yes, Aldi takes EBT payments at every store in the United States. You are able to pay in-store with your EBT Card (Electronic Benefits Transfer card) at any Aldi location when purchasing eligible items. If purchasing EBT eligible items and non- eligible items you can pay with cash or card in addition to your EBT card. EBT is the debit card that can be used to pay for food with SNAP benefits. SNAP replaced the food stamp program.
Does Aldi take EBT for delivery and curbside pickup?
Q: Does Aldi take EBT for Instacart online orders (delivery and pickup)?
Yes, Aldi takes EBT payments for online orders through Instacart for either pickup or delivery in many states. You can go to Aldi’s Instacart page and select your store to confirm it is available at your store. As of the end of 2021 Aldi’s Instacart platform accepts SNAP EBT payments online in 1700+ stores and 37 states.
Find out how Aldi’s online ordering for pickup and delivery through Instacart works here.
Does EBT cover Aldi Instacart Pickup and Delivery Fees?
No, you cannot pay for the fees using EBT. You will need to have an additional form of payment for fees, tips, and any ineligible items. You can pay for non-eligible items on the same order with a separate payment method. Using Aldi delivery with EBT is going to be like any other order except you will use your EBT to cover any eligible items and a second payment for anything the is not eligible (like the delivery fee).
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What items can I purchase at ALDI with SNAP/EBT?
You can purchase most food items at Aldi are SNAP/EBT eligible such as fruit, vegetables, breads, cereals, snack foods, poultry, seafood, meat, and non-alcoholic beverages. Items at Aldi that are not eligible include any fees for pickup or delivery, alcohol, Vitamins, medicines, supplements, non-food items like pet food, paper towels, and cleaning supplies.
For full details on what you can purchase with EBT check out the USDA page here.
Aldi is a great place to use your EBT card
Not only does Aldi accept EBT but it is also one of the best places to get the most from your SNAP benefits. Aldi’s prices are consistently lower than other grocery chains for your everyday needs so your SNAP benefits will go further. Sticking to a budget at Aldi is generally a bit easier than your big chain stores especially if you stick with Aldi’s store brands.
Does Aldi Take WIC?
As of the end of 2021 Aldi does not take WIC benefits instore or online. WIC is a federal program that helps with the cost of items like infant formula. While Aldi does carry their own infant formula called Little Journey, it is not eligible for WIC at this time.