What Can I Buy With Georgia EBT Card

When using your Georgia EBT card at a store that accepts food stamps you can only purchase SNAP approved food items. Below is a list of general food items you can buy with your Georgia EBT card using your food stamp benefits. We also provide a list of general foods you cannot buy with your Georgia SNAP benefits. Some restaurants can be authorized to accept Georgia food stamps from qualified homeless, elderly, or disabled people in exchange for low-cost meals. If you are on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and need to know your current balance, check Georgia EBT card balance.

Eligible SNAP Food Items You Can Buy With Georgia Food Stamp Card

  • Meats, Fish and Poultry
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Breads and Cereals
  • Dairy Products
  • Seeds and plants which produce food for the household to eat

Food Items You Cannot Buy With Georgia EBT Card

  • Beer, Wine, Liquor
  • Cigarettes or Tobacco
  • Any Nonfood Items Such As Pet Foods
  • Soaps, Paper Products
  • Household Supplies
  • Vitamins and Medicines
  • Food That Will Be Eaten In Store
  • Hot Foods

Junk Foods, Energy Drinks Purchase With Georgia EBT Card

Soft drinks, candy, cookies, snack crackers, and ice cream are considered food item, which are eligible for purchase with your Georgia food stamps. Seafood, steak, and bakery cakes are also considered food items and also can be purchased with your Georgia EBT card. Energy drinks that have a nutrition facts label are eligible foods, but if the FDA classifieds energy drinks as a supplement it is not eligible to purchase with your Georgia EBT card. Live animals may not be purchased with SNAP benefits.

If this does not answer your question about SNAP approved food items to buy with your Georgia food stamps then contact Georgia Division of Family and Children Services. People have asked if they can buy items such as dog food, baby formula, vitamins, baby food, protein powder and other items. In these cases we suggest you contact your local SNAP office to verify if they allow you to buy them with your SNAP benefits or not.

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