You can check your current Illinois EBT card balance using different methods including calling the EBT balance phone number, checking EBT balance online and by looking at your grocery receipt. Your card can be used at any store location that accepts food stamps, including outside the state. The department that handles the SNAP program in your state is the Illinois Department of Human Services. Below we provide information on the different ways you can check your Illinois EBT card balance. Make sure you have your card and pin number ready.
If you plan to check online you will need to create an account when you visit illinois.gov. Once you have an account, you will be able to login and check the current balance on your Illinois EBT card along with the ability to check the transaction history of your purchases. It is recommended that after each purchase using your food stamp card, you save your receipt so that you can keep track of your EBT balance. The receipt should show the latest balance at the bottom.
You can check your Illinois EBT balance over the phone by calling 800-678-5465.
To check your current Illinois ebt balance online, click here.
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