EBT Card Information


The Colorado EBT card holds benefits for SNAP food assistance and for many cash assistance programs.



Note: EBT cards are distributed Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to noon.



When are benefits issued?

Benefits are deposited to your card the same day every month.  Unused benefits are carried over to the next month.  The chart below indicates when your monthly benefits will be deposited to your card.


EBT SNAP Benefits Issuance Schedule

If your Social Security Number ends in : You will receive your SNAP beneifts on the:
1 1st day of the month
2 2nd day of the month
3 3rd day of the month
4 4th day of the month
5 5th day of the month
6 6th day of the month
7 7th day of the month
8 8th day of the month
9 9th day of the month
0 10th day of the month


CASH Benefits Issuance Schedule

If your Social Security Number ends in: You will receive your CASH beneifts on the:
8 or 9 or 0 1st day of the month
4 or 5 or 6 or 7 2nd day of the month
1 or 2 or 3 3rd day of the month


Your benefits balance can be found on your last receipt, or at www.ebtEDGE.com or by calling

 Customer Service 1-888-328-2656     TTY 1-800-659-2656

Your Colorado EBT Card and Personal Identification Number (PIN) are the keys to getting your benefits.  If the card and PIN are lost or stolen your benefits could be lost.  Lost or stolen benefits will not be replaced.

EBT Card setup instructions:

Before you can use your card, you must select a 4-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN).  To set up your card:

  • Visit www.ebtEDGE.com online and enter your 16-digit card number.
  • Select a 4-digit PIN that you can remember but will not be easy for others to guess. You will need this PIN to utilize the card.
  • Do not write your PIN on the card or store your PIN and EBT cards together.
  • Sign the back of your card.

If you do not have internet access or have difficulty setting up your EBT card, call

Customer Service 1-888-328-2656 TTY 1-800-659-2656