I EBT Benefit Issuance and Availability - Same Day Availability
 
(10/01/10 – 12/31/10)
Immediate access to benefits may be requested when benefits cannot be available to the participant as follows:
 
CA benefits by the 45th calendar day
Expedited NA benefits by the seventh calendar day
Non-expedited NA benefits by the 30th calendar day
ST benefits by the appropriate calendar day
 
For immediate access to benefits, the local office Supervisor sends the EBT Emergency Benefits/Cancellation of Benefits Request Form (FAA‑1003A) via e‑mail to both of the following:
 
The Local Office Manager (LOM) or designee
 
NOTE Send the FAA‑1003A form to the EBT Emergency Benefits Unit by fax when e‑mail is unavailable
 
The EBT Emergency Benefits Unit keys the request on the applicable issuance screens (FIWI, FSMI, STFW). Benefits are available for immediate access when processed through these screens.