Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federally funded program that offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families. The program is run by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). If you live in this state and need to apply for a Missouri EBT Card, then the information below shows you how to apply for food stamps in Missouri. If you have additional questions or concerns about the Missouri SNAP program or the EBT application process, please contact the Missouri Department of Social Services for assistance.
Who is eligible for Missouri food stamps?
How are Food Stamp benefits calculated?
The Food Stamp benefit amount is determined by a few factors, including the size of your household and your household's income.
Maximum Allowable Household Monthly Income Limits and Maximum Monthly Food Stamp Benefits
*A household is the number of related and unrelated people that usually prepare and share food together in the same house.
**Applicants must meet Federal Regulations regarding gross and net income limits for all household members.
|Number of Household Members*||Maximum Amount of Gross Income for All Household Members**||Maximum Food Stamp Benefits|
|For Each Additional Member Add||+$451||+$146|
How do I apply?
Anyone may apply for Food Stamp benefits. The Family Support Division is required to verify certain information when processing Food Stamp applications. If you can provide this information with your application, FSD may be able to make a decision about your application quicker. If you don't have this information, FSD can help you get it. You may also review helpful information for completing your Food Stamp application. To access the Food Stamp application:
After the Family Support Division receives your application, you will be contacted for an interview. Once the interview is complete, the Family Support Division will determine if you are eligible for Food Stamp benefits. If you are eligible, Food Stamp benefits will be loaded to your Missouri Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card automatically each month as long as you qualify to receive Food Stamp benefits.