P-EBT Frequently Asked Questions

Updated July 26, 2021

P-EBT is a collaboration between the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the NC Department of Public Instruction. Review the frequently asked questions (FAQs) below for more information about who is eligible and how families will receive the benefit during the 2020-21 school year.

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About Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Program

Eligibility for Summer P-EBT

Eligibility for Student P-EBT

Eligibility for P-EBT for Children Under Age 6

P-EBT Amount and When to Expect the Benefit

How Households Will Receive the Benefits

How to Use the P-EBT Card

Other Information