Check California EBT Card Balance

Find out how to check California EBT card balance online or by phone number using the information below. Your California Golden State Advantage Card acts like a debit card, each month SNAP issues a payment on your California EBT card, which then can be used at stores that accept food stamps.

One way to check your current California Electronic Benefit Transfer card balance is at the bottom of your receipt. When you purchase approved SNAP food items at a store that accepts EBT cards you will get a receipt at check out. If you look at the bottom of that receipt it should show the remaining California food stamp balance.

Another way to check your available California food stamp balance is online at If you have not yet, you will first need to create an EBT account, once you have an account you will then be able to login and check your California Golden State Advantage Card balance online. The last way to check your balance is by phone.

You can call and check your California EBT balance using the phone number below, or the customer service phone number on the back of your California Golden State Advantage Card. When calling you will be able to check your balance, request a new California EBT card, report your food stamp card lost or stolen or if you are having problems with swiping the card at a SNAP retailer. You can also report welfare fraud, change the security pin on your California Golden State Advantage Card or if you have questions about purchases you made and other general questions or issues about your California food stamp benefits.

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