The Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) is a program that permits the state government to offer and track the benefits to the authorized recipients. These benefits are offered and tracked through plastic debit cards. The most common benefits that you receive through EBT are cash benefits and food stamps. If you are the beneficiary, then you will get the plastic payment card that comprises of magnetic strip and you will receive a PIN along with that. The available cash benefits are state general assistance, refugee benefits, and TANF benefits. The food stamps and cash benefits are added into the electronic benefit account that a user can access using CBIC (Common Benefit Identification Card and the PIN number.
About EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) Card
If you get approval to receive certain benefits, then you will receive a new EBT card. You can use this card at the participating merchants as well as at the ATMs and POS (point of sale) all across the state. If you have received the SNAP benefits that were previously recognized as ‘Food Stamps’, then you can make food purchases through your card at the participating grocery stores. You can learn about the participating locations and other such details on the official benefits website.
To access the food stamps SNAP, WIC or Cash Payment benefits, there is an online ElectronicBenefits Transfer Portal available. All you require is to log in to this online portal by providing your User ID and password. If you are new to the benefits program, then you will first need to create your benefits portal User ID and password. For that, you will need to choose your State Program, and then provide the details, such as your zip code, date of birth, and card number. You can choose your desired user ID and password to complete the registration process.
Instructions To Sign In To EBT Portal
To sign in to your Electronic Benefits Transfer portal account, here are the simple instructions that you should follow:
- Visit the official EBP Portal site using the link: www.ebt.acs-inc.com in any updated internet browser.
- Now, take a look at the left-hand side where you should select your state program, and then enter your user ID and password. After that, click the green “Login” button to sign in to your online account.
After signing in, you can reach and manage electronic benefit transfer for WIC, SNAP, and Cash Payments.