How to Check Your Arizona EBT Card Balance: A Simple Guide

If you are using an EBT card in Arizona, knowing your balance is essential. Keeping track of your balance helps you manage your benefits better. Whether you are comfortable with technology or not, this guide will show you the easiest ways to check your EBT card balance. Let’s dive in!

1. Call the Customer Service Number

The simplest and most straightforward way to check your EBT card balance is by phone. Here’s how:

  1. Look at the back of your EBT card. Find the phone number that starts with 1-888.
  2. Dial this number on your phone: 1-888-997-9333.
  3. Listen to the instructions and press the numbers on your phone as asked.
  4. Enter your EBT card number when prompted.
  5. The automated system will tell you your balance.

This method is convenient if you don’t have internet access or prefer not to use a computer.

2. Check Online

If you are comfortable using a computer, you can check your balance online. Follow these steps:

  1. Open your internet browser (like Chrome, Safari, or Internet Explorer).
  2. Type in the website address: and press Enter.
  3. Look for a button that says “Cardholder Login” and click it.
  4. Enter your EBT card number and PIN (the secret code you use with your card).
  5. Your balance will show up on the screen.

Checking online allows you to see your balance anytime, anywhere, as long as you have internet access.

3. Use the EBT Mobile App

If you have a smartphone, the ebtEDGE mobile app makes checking your balance easy. Here’s how to do it:

  1. On your smartphone, go to the app store (App Store for iPhones or Google Play Store for Android phones).
  2. Search for “ebtEDGE” and download the app.
  3. Open the app and log in using your EBT card number and PIN.
  4. Your balance will appear on the main screen after you log in.

The app is user-friendly and provides quick access to your balance and transaction history.

4. Check at a Store

Another simple way to check your balance is at a store. Here’s how:

  1. When you buy something with your EBT card, look at your receipt. It will show your remaining balance.
  2. You can also ask a cashier to check your balance or use an ATM that accepts EBT cards. Just select “Balance Inquiry” on the machine.

Checking your balance while shopping is convenient and ensures you always know how much you have left.

Keeping track of your EBT card balance in Arizona is easy with these simple methods. Whether you prefer to call, go online, use an app, or check at a store, you can always know your balance and manage your benefits effectively. If you need help with any of these steps, don’t hesitate to ask a friend or family member.

By following these steps, you can ensure that you are always informed about your EBT card balance and can plan your purchases accordingly. Stay on top of your benefits and make the most out of your EBT card!

Be sure to check out our other articles about Arizona Food Stamps and EBT, including:

Arizona EBT Discounts: Your Guide to Savings and Benefits
Food Stamps Calculator Arizona: Simplifying SNAP Benefits Estimation
What Restaurants Accept EBT in Arizona: A Comprehensive Guide