Does BJs Take EBT? (All You Need To Know)


Does BJs Take EBT? (All You Need To Know)

All BJs clubs accept SNAP, and now SNAP EBT payments can also be made on for curbside pickup in-club, shipping to home, and same-day delivery.

Whether you’re a new EBT user or a BJs member, you’ve probably been wondering if BJs will take your EBT card. Also, does EBT work the same way at BJs as it does at other stores?


If you just started using SNAP or EBT at BJs, it can be hard to figure out the verification process and what you can buy.

In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about Does BJs Take EBT? what kinds of orders will count and what you’ll be able to buy with your card

We’ll also tell you how to confirm your account and start shopping right away.

Do BJs Take EBT Cards and SNAP?

Yes, all BJs must accept both, and they make it easy for them to do so. But EBT can only be used in BJ’s stores, not online.

Customers can buy in bulk and stock up for the future at BJ’s by using an EBT card.

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How to Use EBT at BJ’s?

The SNAP-EBT card can be used at any BJs location, but it can’t be used at At BJ’s Wholesale Club, you have to be a member to use SNAP.

Getting groceries at BJ’s Wholesale Club with an EBT card is a pretty easy process. Still, if you’re buying groceries and other things, make sure you pay for all of the groceries first.

To do this, you have to pay separately for each order. You can ask the cashier to let you pay for your order in two parts.

If you have money on your EBT card, it won’t take money from your SNAP account to pay for food. Instead, the total amount of the order will be taken out of your Cash account.

After that, you can follow these steps to pay at BJ’s with your EBT card.

Follow the steps below to pay at BJ’s Wholesale Club with your EBT card:

  • When the cashier is done adding up your groceries, put your card in the POS and put in your PIN.
  • Tell the cashier which account to charge your order to (SNAP or Cash).
  • If you need to, enter your PIN again on the keypad of the POS to confirm the charge.

In some situations, the supervisor or manager may ask to see a picture ID to make sure the card is in your name.

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After you pay, the amount of your purchase will be taken out of your SNAP account.

Always keep your receipt to make sure that all the information is correct and to avoid being charged twice. Your account balance will also be written on your receipt.

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Luckily, BJ’s Wholesale Club now accepts SNAP EBT payments on and the Mobile App for in-Club pickup, ship-to-home, and same-day delivery orders in all states except Delaware, which will be added soon.

BJ’s also lets you use the app to get curbside pickup, which makes shopping faster.


What CAN I Buy at BJ’s with EBT?

According to the USDA, here’s the list of main things you CAN buy with your EBT card at BJ’s.

  • Meat, Fish, Chicken
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Dairy Products
  • Bread and Cereals
  • Non-Alcoholic Drinks
  • Snack Foods
  • Seeds and Plants for your Garden

What CAN’T I Buy at BJ’s with EBT?

There are also some rules that say you can’t buy the following things at BJ’s with your EBT card.

  • Alcohol – Beer, wine, and hard liquor.
  • Health Products – Vitamins, medicines, and supplements.
  • Tobacco Products – Cigarettes and chewing tobacco.
  • Hot Foods – This includes prepared foods from the BJ’s Food Court that are hot at the point of sale.
  • Live animals –  Except shellfish, fish removed from the water, and animals slaughtered prior to pick-up from the store
  • Pet Foods – Includes fish food and hamster food.
  • Hygiene Items – This includes diapers, feminine hygiene products, and cosmetics.
  • Household Items – Includes cleaning supplies and paper products.
  • Electronics
  • Jewelry

Final Words

In the form of an EBT card, SNAP is accepted at all BJs clubs. Recently, they started accepting SNAP EBT payments on and the Mobile App for in-Club pickup, ship-to-home, and same-day delivery orders in every state except.

Have you ever used your EBT card at BJ’s Wholesale Club to buy something? Was it easy to do, and did they protect your privacy?

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What forms of payment does BJ’s accept?

BJ’s accepts Mastercard, ® Visa, ® American Express ® and Discover ® Network both in Club and for online shopping at Cash, checks, and debit cards are accepted in Club. EBT is accepted in clubs as well as for shopping online at in certain states.

Can I use SNAP on the BJs app?

We are now accepting SNAP EBT on and Mobile App for Free Pick Up, Shipping, and Same-Day Delivery.

Does BJ accept EBT in Pennsylvania?

All Clubs accept SNAP, in the form of an EBT card.

Can I pay with a credit card and BJ’s?

We accept all major U.S. credit and debit cards, including BJ’s Mastercard.

 How can I get a free BJ membership?

You’ll need to scroll down to the bottom right of their homepage, then click on the green box that says “get a free 3-month membership.” (Look for the image below) After filling out the form, you’ll receive a confirmation email and can pick up your membership card at your local BJ’s Member Service Desk.