Colorado Quest Card (EBT)

Food Assistance benefits are issued on an electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card, called the Colorado Quest Card. It looks like a credit or bank card and can be used at any authorized store across the country. 

Accepted Use

You can use it to buy foods such as: 

  • Breads
  • Cereals
  • Dairy Products
  • Fish
  • Fruits
  • Meat
  • Poultry
  • Seeds and plants which produce food for the household to eat
  • Vegetables

Prohibited Use

You cannot use it to buy any nonfood items such as:

  • Beer
  • Cigarettes
  • Cosmetics
  • Household Supplies
  • Liquor
  • Medicines
  • Paper Products
  • Pet Foods
  • Soaps
  • Tobacco
  • Toothpaste
  • Vitamins
  • Wine

Additional Information

For all the details on how to use your Colorado Quest Card, information on when your benefits are deposited and other frequently asked questions, see the Colorado Department of Human Services', Colorado Quest Card web page.