New Mexico SNAP Schedule: When Will Benefits Hit NM EBT in April?
New Mexico’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is distributed through the New Mexico electronic benefits transfer card, which is also referred to as the New Mexico Fiesta EBT card or simply NM EBT. Similar to all other states, SNAP in New Mexico provides food assistance to eligible low-income individuals and families and those with limited resources. SNAP benefits may be used to purchase qualifying food items at participating grocery stores or wherever you see the Quest logo.
The New Mexico Human Services Department uses federal guidelines to determine SNAP eligibility. The HSD considers your financial information, such as income and what you own, when determining if you can receive benefits. You can create an account and apply, check, update or renew your SNAP benefits and other public assistance programs on the YesNM portal, which you’ll find here.
If you’re eligible for cash benefits, you can use your EBT card to withdraw your benefits at ATMs throughout New Mexico. This isn’t allowed in every state’s program.
A NM EBT card will be mailed out to you on the first work day after a local Income Support Division office receives your application. You should receive it within seven days. A partial benefit is usually available the day after your application is processed. Afterward, payments are issued once per month. New Mexico SNAP benefits are distributed from the first through the 20th of the month. Your deposit schedule depends on the last two digits of your Social Security number.
Here is New Mexico’s SNAP schedule:
|SSN ends in||Benefits available|
|11, 31, 51, 71, 91||1st of the month|
|01, 21, 41, 61, 81||2nd of the month|
|12, 32, 52, 72, 92||3rd of the month|
|02, 22, 42, 62, 82||4th of the month|
|13, 33, 53, 73, 93||5th of the month|
|03, 23, 43, 63, 83||6th of the month|
|14, 34, 54, 74, 94||7th of the month|
|04, 24, 44, 64, 84||8th of the month|
|15, 35, 55, 75, 95||9th of the month|
|05, 25, 45, 65, 85||10th of the month|
|16, 36, 56, 76, 96||11th of the month|
|06, 26, 46, 66, 86||12th of the month|
|17, 37, 57, 77, 97||13th of the month|
|07, 27, 47, 67, 87||14th of the month|
|18, 38, 58, 78, 98||15th of the month|
|08, 28, 48, 68, 88||16th of the month|
|19, 39, 59, 79, 99||17th of the month|
|09, 29, 49, 69, 89||18th of the month|
|10, 30, 50, 70, 90||19th of the month|
|00, 20, 40, 60, 80||20th of the month|
Note: The state also issues benefits based on a compressed staggered schedule. Be sure to call the SNAP hotline for more information at 800-432-6217.
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