Forgot Your Food Stamp Card’s Pin Number? Here’s What to Do
In this community resource guide, you will learn what to do if you forget your pin number for your food stamp card.
If you have forgotten your food stamp card’s pin number, don’t worry! There are a few things that you can do in order to get your card working again. In this article, we will explain what those steps are and help you get back on track with your benefits. So, whether you have lost your pin number or just can’t seem to remember it, keep reading for helpful advice.
I Forgot My Pin Number On My EBT Card
If you forgot your EBT card’s pin number you will need to contact the customer service number in your state. When you call this number they will be able to help you set up a new pin number.
Food Stamp Customer Service Numbers In All 50 States
Below is a table that shows the telephone numbers for all 50 food stamp programs in each state. The telephone number that you want to call is the EBT customer service number. This is the telephone number that you can call if you forget your food stamp card’s pin number. The EBT customer service number can also be used to manage your food stamp benefits. If you have questions about your balance or any other issues related to your benefits this is the telephone number that you call.
|State||EBT Customer Service Number Number||Phone Number To Apply For Food Stamps||State Food Stamp Websites|
|New York||888-328-6399||800-342-3009||MyBenefits New York _Website|
The other telephone number in this table is the number that you will call to apply for food stamp benefits if you do not already have them. Again to get a new pin number you will need to contact the EBT customer service number in your state. You can use the table above to find that telephone number.
Your Old Food Stamp Card Pin Number Will Not Work Anymore
Once you call to request a new pin number the old pin number that you used will not work anymore. When they provide you with his new pin number for your food stamp card be sure to write it down or put it in a safe place that way you do not lose access to your food stamp benefits.
Receiving Your Food Stamp Pin Number By Mail
If for some reason you cannot receive your pin by phone you can ask the EBT customer service representative to mail your pin to your home address. The delivery time for your pin will vary in each state but typically it takes no more than a week for you right to receive your new EBT pin number in the mail
If you forget your food stamp pin number to get another one you simply need to call the EBT customer care number in your state. I have included a link to the food stamp customer care numbers in each state here.
Remember when you call to get a new EBT pin number the old one will stop working. Ensure that you do not lose track of your new EBT pin number by writing it down in a safe place to ensure that you do not lose access to your food assistance benefits.
If you have questions about a lost or forgotten food stamp pin number you can simply contact the human services department in your state or dial the SNAP hotline (800-221-5689) to get connected to them.
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Nick Bryant is a Counselor with 11 years of experience working in community health. He enjoys concerts, walks with the doggo and wife, mocking Dallas Cowboy fans, and sharing community resources. Jump on the Houston Case Managers email list to receive weekly community resource guides delivered directly to your inbox.