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SASSA Payment Dates for 2024

SASSA is an organization that fulfills its payment promises on time. SASSA releases its monthly payments for needy people who are successfully nominated as their official recipients.

If you are one of SASSA recipients and have checked your grant status, you must have an eye on official SASSA payment dates. SASSA releases a monthly funds disbursement timetable, specifying the dates for funds to be transferred to recipients’ bank accounts or accessible for collection at assigned payment locations. Keep one thing in mind that SASSA payments dates are from July-March of the Annually.

Payment Schedule for Social Grants by SASSA (July 2023 to March 2024)

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sassa monthly payments

July 2023

Grant TypePayment Date
Older Persons Grant and linked grantsJuly 4, 2023
Disability Grant and linked grantsJuly 5, 2023
Other grants (Child Support, Foster Child, etc.)July 6, 2023

August 2023

Grant TypePayment Date
Older Person Grant and linked grantsAugust 2, 2023
Disability Grant and linked grantsAugust 3, 2023
Other grants (Child Support, Foster Child, etc.)August 4, 2023

September 2023

Grant TypePayment Date
Older Person Grant and linked grantsSeptember 5, 2023
Disability Grant and linked grantsSeptember 6, 2023
Other grants (Child Support, Foster Child, etc.)September 7, 2023

October 2023

Grant TypePayment Date
Older Person Grant and linked grantsOctober 3, 2023
Disability Grant and linked grantsOctober 4, 2023
Other grants (Child Support, Foster Child, etc.)October 5, 2023

November 2023

Grant TypePayment Date
Older Person Grant and linked grantsNovember 2, 2023
Disability Grant and linked grantsNovember 3, 2023
Other grants (Child Support, Foster Child, etc.)November 6, 2023

December 2023

Grant TypePayment Date
Older Person Grant and linked grantsDecember 1, 2023
Disability Grant and linked grantsDecember 4, 2023
Other grants (Child Support, Foster Child, etc.)December 5, 2023

January 2024

Grant TypePayment Date
Older Person Grant and linked grantsJanuary 3, 2024
Disability Grant and linked grantsJanuary 4, 2024
Other grants (Child Support, Foster Child, etc.)January 5, 2024

February 2024

Grant TypePayment Date
Older Persons Grant and linked grantsFebruary 2, 2024
Disability Grant and linked grantsFebruary 5, 2024
Other grants (Child Support, Foster Child, etc.)February 6, 2024

March 2024

Grant TypePayment Date
Older Person Grant and linked grantsMarch 5, 2024
Disability Grant and linked grantsMarch 6, 2024
Other grants (Child Support, Foster Child, etc.)March 7, 2024

SASSA Social Grant Amount

The amount of funds that SASSA pays to its recipients isnt same for all, it provides a range of funds amounts to different types and groups of people in South Africa based on their social or financial status. These grants aim to support essential needs and enhance recipients’ well-being. Check the grant amounts below:

sassa amount of grants

In the coming year of 2024, all SASSA grant payments are expected to be increased by 5% according to most of the sources.

Payment Methods for SASSA Funds

SASSA payments can be received using the following officially announced peymenst methods by SASSA:

  1. You can utilize SASSA gold card at any bank’s officially operated ATM.
  2. You can also collect funds by physically visiting to a government post office which isn’t not so common, because people prefer to receive them through wire transfer.
  3. You can also received SASSA finances through officially allocated nodes that SASSA has announced like USave stores, Boxer, Shoprite, Checker, and Pick N Pay..
  4. There can be more ways for collecting money, but these are officially announced and most commonly used by locally people in South Africa.

NOTE

It is advised to all SASSA recipients to only make use of the officially prescribed payment methods and avoid long queues by waiting a few days after the payment date to collect their funds in order to make country’s social system smooth. Additionally, to track your SASSA payment when your payday is approaching, we recommend dialing 134569*47268# from only your registered phone number.

Key Factors Influencing SASSA Payment Schedules

There are some factors that may affect the time you get your payment in your hand. So you should be keeping in mind the time you’re going to get your grant payment. 

  • Power Cut: sometime due to shortage of electricity or official government permit may lead to long term electricity outage in the country that may disturb the flow of the internet banking system.
  • Government Annual Budgeting: this is the most common issue that often happens in almost all countries at the start of the year, but specifically in South Africa, it has many effects on people’s lives. If the South African government takes some extra time for budgeting, your grant payment schedule might get disturbed, so you should be aware of this.
  • System Update: SASSA usually doesn’t take any decision for improving its system from a technical aspect, but it’s a possible thing, you might face delays in payment if specifically on paydays SASSA uses to update its system.
  • Banking System Technical Updation: sometimes the bank you’re using as an integration with SASSA can update its system, this can affect individuals differently as SASSA offers multiple banks to attach for payments.
  • Inflation: If due to any surge in inflation, SASSA has decided to change the grant payment amounts, this can highly affect the time for the disbursement of your payment.

You can Get in touch with the SASSA Service Center

SASSA is a crucial provider of social grants to millions in South Africa, supporting around 50% of the population. They offer a fresh payment schedule, ensuring grant recipients know when to expect their payments, whether they applied online or offline. For further details on payout dates and eligibility criteria for government social grants, reach out to SASSA Service Centers.

FAQs

Can I collect SASSA grant without pay date?
It is not possible to collect your grant payments without SASSA official payment dates. SASSA is very responsible disbursing timely payments, you have to wait for monthly pay days.

For More Information

You can make call Toll-Free SASSA Helpline: 0800 60 10 11
For official SASSA Office Appointment Line: 012 400 2322
For other queries official SASSA Email Address: [email protected]

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6 Comments

    1. Hi,
      payment dates for 2024 are listed above in the table from January to March, for months after March, get in touch with us as SASSA releases dates, we will be updating here.

  1. I recently applied for a sassa grant which is successfully approved now, but its saying approved but no pay day, what the reason, what should i do??

    1. No, every different grant type have the same monthly pay days. keep in mind if your grant is approved after the paydate, you’ll be receiving your payment on next month pay date.

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