Department of Social Services
Family Support Division
PO Box 2320
Jefferson City, Missouri
TO: ALL FAMILY SUPPORT OFFICES
FROM: KIM EVANS, DIRECTOR
SUBJECT: ONLINE EBT PURCHASING
MANUAL REVISION #24
Effective May 14, 2020, Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards can be used to make qualifying purchases with United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved online retailers.
NOTE: Amazon is unable to accept Temporary Assistance transactions at this time.
Participants will need to visit the retailer website for information about signing up for online purchases, fees (if applicable) and shipping or delivery options.
NOTE: USDA requirements prohibit using Food Stamp funds to cover shipping or delivery fees.
The EBT manual section 0150.035.00 TRANSACTING THE EBT CARD is updated for clarity and to include online purchasing.
- Review this memorandum with appropriate staff.