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 New York?

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 New York.

There are currently 19 Costco stores in New York. For a full list of Costco locations that accept EBT in New York, keep reading below.

"Does Costco Take EBT in New York"

Table of Contents:

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

Does Costco Take EBT in New York? 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 New York EBT Card.

Costco Store Locations in New York

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

New York City Locations:

Brooklyn

976 3RD AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11232-2400
(718) 965-7603
Hours
M-F 9:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:00am – 7:00pm
Sun. 9:00am – 6:00pm

Manhattan

517 E 117TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10035-4409
(212) 896-5875
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Queens

3250 VERNON BLVD
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY 11106-4927
(718) 267-3680
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

6135 JUNCTION BLVD
REGO PARK, NY 11374-2772
(718) 760-2180
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 7:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 7:00pm

Staten Island

2975 RICHMOND AVE
STATEN ISLAND, NY 10314-5851
(718) 982-9525
Hours
M-F 10:00am – 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am – 7:00pm
Sun. 10:00am – 6:00pm

Upstate New York Locations:

New Rochelle

1 INDUSTRIAL LN
NEW ROCHELLE, NY 10805-1203
(914) 235-2233

Yonkers

20 STEW LEONARD DR
YONKERS, NY 10710-7204
(914) 595-1003

Port Chester

1 WESTCHESTER AVE
PORT CHESTER, NY 10573-4343
(914) 935-3103

Riverhead

1768 OLD COUNTRY RD
RIVERHEAD, NY 11901-3146
(631) 655-0110

Westbury

1250 OLD COUNTRY RD
WESTBURY, NY 11590-5641
(516) 683-8300

Holbrook

125 BEACON DR
HOLBROOK, NY 11741-4309
(631) 244-0292

Oceanside

3705 HAMPTON RD
OCEANSIDE, NY 11572-4808
(516) 259-7002

Melville

625 BROADHOLLOW RD
MELVILLE, NY 11747-5007
(631) 293-8707

Lawrence

605 ROCKAWAY TPKE
LAWRENCE, NY 11559-1029
(516) 371-2017

Commack

10 GARET PL
COMMACK, NY 11725-5421
(631) 462-3900

Nanuet

50 OVERLOOK BLVD
NANUET, NY 10954-5292
(845) 425-1469

Nesconset

3000 MIDDLE COUNTRY RD
NESCONSET, NY 11767-1072
(631) 366-1504

Rochester NY

335 WESTFALL ROAD
ROCHESTER, NY 14620-4603
(585) 471-6906

Syracuse

120 TOWNSHIP BLVD
CAMILLUS, NY 13031-1659
(315) 883-2361

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 New York EBT Card online on Amazon to purchase groceries.

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

  • 3 Guys From Brooklyn
  • ALDI
  • BJs Wholesale Club
  • Ferreira Foodtown
  • Food Bazaar
  • Foodtown-Freshtown
  • GreenStar Food Co-op
  • Hannaford
  • Manhattan Fruit Market
  • My Foodtown
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets
  • Price Rite
  • ShopRite
  • Stop & Shop
  • Tops Market
  • Walmart
  • Weis Markets

Does Costco Take EBT in New York? Summary

We hope our answer to the question “Does Costco Take EBT in New York?” 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 New York EBT Card, check out our other articles here:
What Fast Food Restaurants Take EBT in New York?
How to Use New York EBT Online at Amazon
36 Energy Drinks you can purchase with your SNAP EBT 
How to Get a Free Phone With New York Food Stamps
New York to see 25% Increase in SNAP Benefits
New York EBT Deposit Dates for April
Rochester SNAP Eligibility Guide

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