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Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)

EBT is the delivery of government benefit funds via electronic means. Programs and their monthly disbursements such as Food Stamps, WIC (Women, Infants and Children), Social Security, and TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) are now issued on an EBT card which can be used like a prepaid debit card and processed over the same equipment. Merchants that offer consumers the ability to pay with EBT can expand their customer base, increase customer satisfaction, and increase revenue. There are no longer coupons or paper certificates to bundle and return to the state. Accepting these payments has never been easier.

A merchant must be authorized by their state through the USDA to process EBT transactions. After being approved for processing, you will receive a Food and Nutrition Service Program Number (FNS). Merchants must have this FNS number before being setup for EBT processing with MCPS. Contact us if you need assistance and/or guidance in setting up your business to accept EBT.

Merchants' Choice Payment Solutions offers EBT card processing to all types of industries and we can customize a solution for you.

  • Retail
  • Restaurant
  • Government
  • Supermarket
  • Convenience Store/Gas Station

Not only can Merchants' Choice provide you with payment solutions, but we also have unmatched service. Although we process merchant accounts nationally, you will have the feeling of localized, customized service to match your business needs. Unlike other payment processors, our customer service department is part of our company, on-site and working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure your payment processing runs smoothly during business hours. We have a team on hand to provide help at your most critical moments or when you just need to get a question answered. MCPS is here for you.

Merchants' Choice Payment Solutions makes adding payment processing options quick and easy. We also have a full line of terminals to support the payment options you need at the pricing you can afford.

Contact us now to sign up or to get more information.


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