Guide for 2024 SNAP EBT Payment Schedule in Florida

SNAP benefits are deposited onto your EBT card monthly, typically on the same day of every month. You can use your EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) card just like a debit card to buy SNAP-eligible food items. Most grocery stores and many retailers and convenience stores accept SNAP EBT benefits.

SNAP benefit amounts are based on a household's net income, which is total income minus some deductions for categories such as rent, utilities, and dependent care expenses. It can be difficult to calculate your benefit amount without a calculator, and benefits can vary by state, so you can use our SNAP Benefits Calculator can give you a dollar estimate. If you already receive SNAP, you can see how your benefit might change if your income or expenses change.

This information was collected from USDA and state SNAP/WIC resources but is not official. This website is not affiliated with any government organization or SNAP/WIC program.

When are SNAP Payments Issued in Florida?

The following information is from the official source, USDA.gov
From USDA (may be edited for clarity)

Benefits are made available from the 1st to the 28th of every month, based on the 9th and 8th digits of the Florida case number (READ BACKWARDS), dropping the 10th digit.

• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 00-03 = benefits available on the 1st
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 04-06 = benefits available on the 2nd
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 07-10 = benefits available on the 3rd
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 11-13 = benefits available on the 4th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 14-17 = benefits available on the 5th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 18-20 = benefits available on the 6th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 21-24 = benefits available on the 7th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 25-27 = benefits available on the 8th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 28-31 = benefits available on the 9th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 32-34 = benefits available on the 10th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 35-38 = benefits available on the 11th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 39-41 = benefits available on the 12th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 42-45 = benefits available on the 13th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 46-48 = benefits available on the 14th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 49-53 = benefits available on the 15th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 54-57 = benefits available on the 16th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 58-60 = benefits available on the 17th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 61-64 = benefits available on the 18th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 65-67 = benefits available on the 19th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 68-71 = benefits available on the 20th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 72-74 = benefits available on the 21st
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 75-78 = benefits available on the 22nd
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 79-81 = benefits available on the 23rd
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 82-85 = benefits available on the 24th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 86-88 = benefits available on the 25th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 89-92 = benefits available on the 26th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 93-95 = benefits available on the 27th
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 96-99 = benefits available on the 28th

*Cash and SUNCAP benefits are made available on the 1st through the 3rd day of every month.

• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 00-33 = benefits available on the 1st
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 34-66 = benefits available on the 2nd
• Case number 9th and 8th digit: 67-99 = benefits available on the 3rd
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What is the Maximum SNAP Benefit Amount in Florida?

Maximimum SNAP benefit amounts are based on your household size.

  • 1 person
    $291 / month
  • 2 people
    $535 / month
  • 3 people
    $766 / month
  • 4 people
    $973 / month
  • 5 people
    $1155 / month
  • 6 people
    $1386 / month
  • 7 people
    $1532 / month
  • Each additional person
    +$429 / month

What is the Minimum SNAP Benefit Amount in Florida?

The mimimum benefit for households of one or two people is $23. For larger households, there is no "official" minimum benefit.

What is the Average Benefit Amount in Florida?

The average federal SNAP benefit amount in Florida is about $188 per person or $338 per household. Benefits are based on a household's income, expenses, and how many people are in the household, so SNAP / food stamp benefit amounts may vary from household to household.
Data from Feburary 2024.
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