Does ampm Take EBT/SNAP? Payment Policy Explained

Short Answer: Some ampm locations take EBT, but most do not. For more information about using EBT about ampm, see below.

Does ampm Take EBT?

Most ampm convenience stores do not accept EBT; however, a few stores do, customer service representatives told us. We contacted ampm locations in Arizona, California, and Washington; one store in California told us it takes EBT.

To find out whether the ampm stores near you take EBT, you can either contact your local store or use the official SNAP retailer locator.

EBT-Eligible Items

Note that at ampm locations that do take EBT, you can only buy EBT-eligible items. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) requires that you only buy food with your EBT card, such as bread, cereal, snacks, dairy products, and cold beverages. See our research for the list of what you can and can’t buy with EBT.

If you need to purchase items that are not eligible for EBT, ampm also accepts cash and debit cards, and some locations accept credit cards (as previously reported).

Similar Places That Take EBT

For similar places where you can use your EBT card, see our list of gas stations that accept EBT/SNAP.