Iowa EBT Payment Schedule 2019

At the time you are applying for SNAP in Iowa, they determine how much money you will receive each month. Through the EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) system, your Iowa EBT Card is refilled with money each month, allowing you to purchase groceries from stores that accept EBT cards throughout the US. The information below provides the Iowa food stamps payment schedule and how it is determined when you will receive your refill each month.

I did not receive my food stamps this month

If you have not received your Iowa food stamps for this month and verified you were supposed to receive them based on the monthly payment schedule below, then you should contact the help desk to find out the current status.You can get the contact information by calling the same number to check your Iowa EBT card balance, or call the number on the back of your Iowa EBT Card.

EBT Iowa payment schedule

Benefits are made available over the first 10 calendar days of every month, based on the first letter of the client's last name.

First letter of client's last name Benefits available
A or B Available on the 1st
C or D Available on the 2nd
E, F, or G Available on the 3rd
H or I Available on the 4th
J, K, or L Available on the 5th
M, N, or O Available on the 6th
P, Q, or R Available on the 7th
S Available on the 8th
T, U, or V Available on the 9th
W, X, Y, or Z Available on the 10th