SASSA Payment Dates 2024: Latest Approved Grant Dates

The SASSA payment dates are announced by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) at the start of each month. They have the difficult job of doing their best to ensure the right people are paid at the right time and place which involves a significant amount of administration.

These are the sassa payment dates for which payment is to be made for each of the social grants which SASSA currently offers to those living in South Africa who are both eligible and have submit an application. Please see below for the sassa payment dates for 2024.

SASSA Payment Dates for February 2024

Please see the March SASSA payment dates below:

GrantSASSA Payment Dates
Older Person’s GrantFrom Friday 02 February 2024
Disability GrantFrom Monday 05 February 2024
All Other SASSA GrantsFrom Thesday 06 February 2024

If you haven’t received the payment on the date above, you might need to check your sassa status to make sure there are no problems or that they are not waiting on any tasks to be completed.

Please remember you don’t need to withdraw the cash on the first day. Once the money is in the account, it will remain there until it is needed. We will update the sassa payment dates for March 2024 as soon as the sassa grant payment dates are available.

SASSA Grants Available

SRD Grant

The South Africa Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant is a financial resource designed to provide temporary assistance for individuals and families facing unexpected hardships due to the global Coronavirus pandemic. This grant helps those in need by providing a lump sum payment, which can be used for anything from buying grocery items to covering medical bills, rent, and other essentials. The SRD grant is open to all South African citizens over the age of 18 who have been affected by the pandemic, whether employed or unemployed. It’s a fantastic initiative that can make all the difference to those struggling during these difficult times.

Child Support Grant

The South African Government’s Child Support Grant is an exemplary programme providing substantial support to some of the most vulnerable families and children throughout the nation. Over 11 million beneficiaries enjoy this grant which serves as a financial safety net, enabling them to meet fundamental needs such as food and school fees each month. This highly successful subsistence scheme has had invaluable positive impacts on thousands, not only helping many lift themselves out of poverty but also significantly improving their overall quality of life.

Sassa Payment Dates: Child Support Grant

Disability Grant

Through the South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA) Disability Grant, individuals living with disabilities have greater opportunities to maintain their independence and live life on their own terms. The program provides tailored financial assistance designed based upon an individual’s specific circumstances in order to reduce burdens relating to various expenses, such as medical bills and rehabilitation costs. With this grant enabling people of all abilities throughout South Africa access resources they need for a comfortable lifestyle free from worry, there is much cause for hope that citizens can experience fuller lives without limits set by disability.

Using your SASSA Card

Sassa payment dates: Sassa Card

You can use the SASSA card to withdraw cash and even purchase goods using the card, acting the same as a debit card.  The SASSA card works at ATMs and supermarkets cut as Pick ‘n Pay, Shoprite, Boxer, Checkers and other outlets.

Those receiving any grants at waypoints are advised to create a PIN when they collect their grants during the July 2022 payment. This will mean they can then use their SASSA card to withdraw money at the ATM and at supermarkets.  Funds can be accessed on any day during and after the payment without having to go to the paypoint on the specified date. The money will also remain on the card, there is no need to withdraw the full amount at once. You can choose to use the card to pay for items at supermarkets as well instead of withdrawing as cash.

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