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Does Costco Take EBT in Pennsylvania?

In today’s post we’re going to provide you with information about one of our most frequently asked questions – Does Costco Take EBT in Pennsylvania?

Costco Wholesale Corporation is an American multinational corporation that operates a chain of membership-only big-box retail stores. As of 2020, Costco was the fifth largest retailer in the world and the world’s largest retailer of choice and prime beef, organic foods, and rotisserie chicken.

The company has 558 store locations in the United States (including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico).

EBT Cards are accepted as a form of payment at Costco stores, including Costco store locations in Pennsylvania.

There are currently 11 Costco stores in Pennsylvania. For a full list of Costco locations that accept EBT in Pennsylvania, keep reading below.

Does Costco Take EBT in Pennsylvania"

Table of Contents:

  • Does Costco Take EBT in Pennsylvania?
  • How To Use SNAP EBT at Costco
  • Costco Store Locations in Pennsylvania
  • Does Costco Accept EBT Online?

Does Costco Take EBT in Pennsylvania? Yes! Here’s How:

Using an EBT card at Costco is quick and easy. You don’t even have to separate your grocery items from your non-grocery items. All you have to do to use your EBT at Costco is swipe the card.

After that, you can easily choose between paying with your SNAP/EBT benefits or paying with your credit/debit card or cash.

How To Use SNAP EBT at Costco

Using an EBT card at Costco is quick and easy. You don’t even have to separate your grocery items from your non-grocery items.

All you have to do to use your EBT at Costco is swipe the card.

Here’s how:

To use EBT at Costco, here are a few easy steps to remember:

  1. When it’s time to pay, swipe your EBT card in the point of sale machine
  2. You will then have to enter your PIN
  3. If you do not have enough money in your EBT account to cover SNAP-eligible items, the machine will then ask if you want to use
    a credit/debit card or cash to pay for the rest of the items.
  4. Also, if you have non-SNAP eligible items in your cart, you will be able to use a credit/debit card or cash to pay for them.
  5. In some cases, you will be asked to show a photo ID to confirm you are the cardholder.

To check the balance on your EBT Card before you shop, see our post on How to Check the Balance on Pennsylvania SNAP EBT Card.

Costco Store Locations in Pennsylvania

Here’s the list of Costco stores in Pennsylvania. Scroll down to find a Costco Store near you.

Allentown

791 N KROCKS RD
ALLENTOWN, PA 18106-9046
Phone: (484) 273-7056
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Bucks County

100 VETERANS WAY
WARMINSTER, PA 18974-3533
Phone: (215) 347-1950
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Concordville (Glen Mills)

700 EVERGREEN DR
GLEN MILLS, PA 19342-2102
Phone: (610) 387-2205
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Cranberry Township

1050 CRANBERRY SQUARE DR
CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA 16066-6142
Phone: (724) 778-6300
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Harrisburg

5125 JONESTOWN RD STE 221
HARRISBURG, PA 17112-2983
Phone: (717) 412-2050
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Homestead

501 WATERFRONT DR W
HOMESTEAD, PA 15120-5009
Phone: (412) 205-1000
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

King Of Prussia

201 ALLENDALE RD
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406-1634
Phone: (610) 337-6601
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Lancaster PA

1875 HEMPSTEAD RD
LANCASTER, PA 17601-5671
Phone: (717) 396-8460
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

North Wales (Montgomeryville)

740 UPPER STATE RD
NORTH WALES, PA 19454-1403
Phone: (215) 353-4153
Hours
Mon – Fri 10:00 AM – 08:30 PM
Sat. 09:30 AM – 06:00 PM
Sun. 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM

Pittsburg – Robinson

202 COSTCO DR
PITTSBURGH, PA 15205-4858
Phone: (412) 490-2204
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Pottstown (Sanatoga)

14 W LIGHTCAP RD
POTTSTOWN, PA 19464-3413
Phone: (610) 569-4137
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Does Costco Accept EBT Online?

You can use your EBT card at Costco stores, but you cannot use it to pay for Costco online orders.

However, you can use your Pennsylvania EBT Card online on Amazon to purchase groceries.

Additionally, the following grocery stores also take Pennsylvania SNAP EBT online:

  • ALDI
  • Amazon
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Giant Company, LLC
  • Giant Eagle
  • Martin’s
  • Mignosi’s Super Foodtown
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets
  • Price Rite
  • Sam’s Club Scan and Go
  • ShopRite
  • TheFreshGrocer
  • Tops Market
  • Walmart
  • Weis Markets

Does Costco Take EBT in Pennsylvania? Summary

We hope our answer to the question “Does Costco Take EBT in Pennsylvania?” was helpful to you!

If you have more questions about your EBT or SNAP Benefits, please let us know in the comments section below.

For more help on what and where you can use your Pennsylvania EBT Card, check out our other articles here:
Pennsylvania SNAP Benefits FAQs
How to Create COMPASS Online Account
My COMPASS Account Login
How to get a Pennsylvania EBT Card Replacement
February Extra SNAP Benefits for PA
Does Whole Foods Accept Food Stamps in PA?
How to use EBT at Wegmans

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