Check New York EBT Card Balance

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

One way to check your current New York 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 New York food stamp balance.

Another way to check your available New York 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 New York Common Benefit Identification Card balance online. The last way to check your balance is by phone.

You can call and check your New York EBT balance using the phone number below, or the customer service phone number on the back of your New York Common Benefit Identification Card. When calling you will be able to check your balance, request a new New York 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 New York Common Benefit Identification Card or if you have questions about purchases you made and other general questions or issues about your New York food stamp benefits.

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