How To Apply For EBT Card In RHODE ISLAND

If you want to apply for an Electronic Benefits Transfer debit card in RHODE ISLAND, there will be additional requirements in the application process and you can find some of these in the list below. There is a provision by some states to have an application that can be downloaded, printed and submitted to the SNAP benefits department in RI. Other states will also simply have the ebt card application online. For those of you already receiving RHODE ISLAND SNAP benefits and want to know how to check your ebt card balance online or using the phone you can visit RHODE ISLAND EBT Balance for more information.

RHODE ISLAND SNAP Benefits Department
Rhode Island Department of Human Services

RHODE ISLAND SNAP Benefits Program
Rhode Island Snap

If you want to apply for your RHODE ISLAND ebt card you will have to locate the Rhode Island Department of Human Services. You can click here to locate the closest SNAP benefits department in the state that you live in. You can also call the RHODE ISLAND Information hotline number at 401-462-5300. You can print out the RHODE ISLAND online application if you want to apply for the benefits and submit the form that you completed to the local office as per their instructions.

RHODE ISLAND SNAP Benefits Eligibility
If you have to apply for SNAP benefits in RHODE ISLAND you will have to meet the criteria that is set by the USDA SNAP Eligibility Requirements. You will also have to provide necessary documentation that includes a valid social security number for each household member, as this is requested by the state. Households can have up to $2000 in resources that are countable, like a bank account and this figure goes up to $3250 if there is at least one elderly or disabled person in the household. The state determines the procedure for handling vehicles. Some resources like property and real estate may not disqualify you from receiving the benefits.

Households must have a gross monthly income at or below 130% of the Federal poverty guidelines. After allowable deductions a household's net monthly income should be 100% or less of the Federal poverty guidelines in order to be eligible for SNAP Benefits. Adults who are residing in the current household must meet work requirements as outlined by the program. You can view additional details about how to apply for AK SNAP Benefits by using the SNAP Pre-Screening Eligibility Tool. To see if you are eligible for RHODE ISLAND SNAP benefits use the RHODE ISLAND Food Stamp Eligibility Calculator.