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Summer Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) frequently asked questions

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Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) is a temporary food benefit available to school-aged children who received free or reduced-price meals during the school year. It also includes children 5 and younger (as of Sept. 1, 2021) who are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) or Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF) assistance. Summer P-EBT provides $435 per eligible child to families to help purchase food during the summer months.

If you need to update your mailing address, please use our online help form. Address changes cannot be made by phone.  

The information on this webpage is specific to Summer benefits. If you have questions about school-based P-EBT benefits, visit the school-based P-EBT FAQ webpage. If you have questions about benefits for children 5 and Younger benefits visit the 5 and Younger P-EBT FAQ webpage.

Eligibility

Benefits

Using the card

Text messages and emails

Other questions

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