SASSA Payment Dates 2024

Is your SASSA grant approved and you are not sure how to get your grant payments? If yes, then let’s see how you will get your SASSA grant payment. Actually, SASSA doesn’t have any fixed dates to pay the grant payments, they typically release the grant payment dates at the end of the previous month, e.g., SASSA payment dates of October are released at the end of September.

SASSA Payment Dates 2024

Almost 17.6 million South African citizens rely on different types of SASSA grants, which is approximately 29.9% of the South African population. Apart from that, 7.5 million South Africans receive SRD R350 grants, and collectively, more than 25 million solely rely on SASSA grants, and it’s crucial for them to know their payment dates.

SASSA has released the payment dates for October 2023 for all types of grants, including Old Age Grants, Disability Grant, War Veteran’s Grant, Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, Grant-In-Aid and most important, SRD R350 Grant.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for 2024

Below, you will find the dates for all types of grants from March 2024 to December 2024. It is important to note that while SASSA provides upcoming payment dates, unforeseen circumstances may lead to the adjustments to the schedule. Please follow official SASSA channels to keep yourself updated about any changes in the payment dates.

SASSA Payment Dates for 2024-2025

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for March 2024

  • Older Persons Grant recipients will receive their payment on March 5, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your Older Persons grant will be paid together.
  • Disability Grant recipients will receive their payment on March 6, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your disability grant will be paid together.
  • Recipients of the Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, and War Veterans Grant will receive their payments on March 7, 2024.
  • Payments for SRD grant recipients are scheduled for the last 10 days of March 2024. The exact date will vary, so please check your status for your exact date. Funds will typically take 2 to 3 days to appear in your account after processing.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for April 2024

  • Older Persons Grant recipients will receive their payment on April 3, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your Older Persons grant will be paid together.
  • Disability Grant recipients will receive their payment on April 4, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your disability grant will be paid together.
  • Recipients of the Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, and War Veterans Grant will receive their payments on April 5, 2024.
  • SRD grant recipients will receive their payments during the last 10 days of April 2024. The exact date will vary, so please check your status for your exact date. Funds will typically take 2 to 3 days to appear in your account after processing.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for May 2024

The SASSA payment dates for May 2024 are as follows:

  • Older Persons Grant recipients will receive their payment on May 3, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your Older Persons grant will be paid together.
  • Disability Grant recipients will receive their payment on May 6, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your disability grant will be paid together.
  • Recipients of the Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, and War Veterans Grant will receive their payments on May 7, 2024.
  • Payments for SRD grants will be processed and distributed in the last 10 days of May 2024. The exact date will vary, so please check your status for your exact date. Funds will typically take 2 to 3 days to appear in your account after processing.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for June 2024

  • Older Persons Grant recipients will receive their payment on June 4, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your Older Persons grant will be paid together.
  • Disability Grant recipients will receive their payment on June 5, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your disability grant will be paid together.
  • Recipients of the Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, and War Veterans Grant will receive their payments on June 6, 2024.
  • SRD grant recipients will receive their payments within the last 10 days of June 2024. The exact date will vary, so please check your status for your exact date. Funds will typically take 2 to 3 days to appear in your account after processing.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for July 2024

  • Older Persons Grant recipients will receive their payment on July 2, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your Older Persons grant will be paid together.
  • Disability Grant recipients will receive their payment on July 3, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your disability grant will be paid together.
  • Recipients of the Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, and War Veterans Grant will receive their payments on July 4, 2024.
  • SRD grant disbursements are scheduled for the final 10 days of July 2024. The exact date will vary, so please check your status for your exact date. Funds will typically take 2 to 3 days to appear in your account after processing.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for August 2024

  • Older Persons Grant recipients will receive their payment on August 2, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your Older Persons grant will be paid together.
  • Disability Grant recipients will receive their payment on August 5, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your disability grant will be paid together.
  • Recipients of the Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, and War Veterans Grant will receive their payments on August 6, 2024.
  • SRD grant recipients will receive their payments within the last 10 days of August 2024. The exact date will vary, so please check your status for your exact date. Funds will typically take 2 to 3 days to appear in your account after processing.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for September 2024

  • Older Persons Grant recipients will receive their payment on September 3, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your Older Persons grant will be paid together.
  • Disability Grant recipients will receive their payment on September 4, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your disability grant will be paid together.
  • Recipients of the Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, and War Veterans Grant will receive their payments on September 5, 2024.
  • SRD grant disbursements are scheduled for the final 10 days of September 2024. The exact date will vary, so please check your status for your exact date. Funds will typically take 2 to 3 days to appear in your account after processing.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for October 2024

  • Older Persons Grant recipients will receive their payment on October 2, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your Older Persons grant will be paid together.
  • Disability Grant recipients will receive their payment on October 3, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your disability grant will be paid together.
  • Recipients of the Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, and War Veterans Grant will receive their payments on October 4, 2024.
  • Payments for SRD grant recipients are scheduled for the last 10 days of October 2024. The exact date will vary, so please check your status for your exact date. Funds will typically take 2 to 3 days to appear in your account after processing.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for November 2024

  • Older Persons Grant recipients will receive their payment on November 5, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your Older Persons grant will be paid together.
  • Disability Grant recipients will receive their payment on November 6, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your disability grant will be paid together.
  • Recipients of the Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, and War Veterans Grant will receive their payments on November 7, 2024.
  • Payments for SRD grants will be processed and distributed in the last 10 days of November 2024. The exact date will vary, so please check your status for your exact date. Funds will typically take 2 to 3 days to appear in your account after processing.

SASSA Grant Payment Dates for December 2024

  • Older Persons Grant recipients will receive their payment on December 3, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your Older Persons grant will be paid together.
  • Disability Grant recipients will receive their payment on December 4, 2024. Any other grant (such as Grant-in-Aid) linked to your disability grant will be paid together.
  • Recipients of the Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, and War Veterans Grant will receive their payments on December 5, 2024.
  • SRD grant disbursements are scheduled for the final 10 days of December 2024. The exact date will vary, so please check your status for your exact date. Funds will typically take 2 to 3 days to appear in your account after processing.

How to Check Your SASSA Payment Dates

You can check your SASSA payment dates from all of your grants by following two methods:

  1. Check Payment Dates Via Mobile Phone
  2. Check Payment Dates Via SASSA Website (For SRD Grant)
  3. Check the Payment Dates From the SASSA Office

1. Check SASSA Payment Dates Via Mobile Phone

Check SASSA Payment Dates Via Phone

To check your payment dates from your cellphone, dial *134*569*47268# from your mobile phone. The payment dates will display on your phone screen after dialing.

2. Check SASSA Payment Dates Via Official Website (For SRD Grant)

You can also check the status of your payment dates for your SRD R350 grant from the SASSA official website by following these steps:

Check SASSA Payment Dates from SASSA Website
  • Visit the SASSA official website through the link https://srd.sassa.gov.za/sc19/status.
  • After being redirected to the website, provide your valid South African ID Number and the Cell Phone Number that you used to submit the application.
  • Now click on the “submit” button. Your ,along with payment date will be displayed on the screen.

3. Check the Payment Dates From the SASSA Office

You can also check your upcoming payment dates at your nearest SASSA office. This is a way to check, but it is not recommended, as you may have to wait in long queues and it can be very time-consuming.

How to And Where to Collect Your SASSA Grant Payments?

If you have applied for the SASSA grant, then you are likely aware that there are two methods for receiving your grant payments, as specified during the application process. One method is to receive grants via a Bank Account, and the other method is to collect cash payments.

Bank Account Method:

If you selected your preferred payment method as the Bank Account at the time of applying, then the grant payments will be directly deposited to your bank account.

Collect SASSA Payments From Bank

Once your payment date arrives and it is processed, the payment will usually take 3 to 5 days to appear in your bank account. Please note that processing times may vary slightly depending on your bank and any public holidays.

Some banks may charge small fees for handling grant payments. It’s important to check with your bank to see if any fees apply so you can better manage your finances.

Cash Payment Method:

If you selected your preferred method as Cash Payment, then you will need to visit one of the following SASSA cash points to collect your payment:

Collect SASSA Payments Via Cash Method
  • Post Office branches (SAPO/Post Bank)
  • SASSA partnered retail outlets such as Pick n Pay, Shoprite, Boxer, Checkers, Usave and Spar.

Please don’t go before your payment date to avoid any inconvenience. You can visit to collect your payments once your payment date is arrived. The best practice is to visit 5 to 7 days after your payment date to avoid long queues and waiting times.

SASSA Grant Amounts Increase for 2024

The grant amounts for all SASSA social grants were increased in April 2024. Currently, they stand as follows:

Grant TypeAmount Per Month
Older Persons Grant (Aged between 60 to 74)R2,180
Older Persons Grant (75 years or older)R2,200
Disability Grant AmountR2,180
War Veteran’s GrantR2,200
Grant-In-AidR510
Child Support GrantR530
Child Support Grant Top-upR250
Foster Child Grant (Foster Care Grant)R1,180
Care Dependency Grant (Disability Child Grant)R2,180
Social Relief of Distress (SRD) GrantR370

Conclusion

SASSA grant payments are essential for millions of South Africans, so it is important to understand the disbursement process. Although payment dates are not fixed, being aware of typical release timelines is crucial. As nearly 30% of the population relies on these grants, it is important to know how to check payment dates and stay informed through official channels. This way, you can make sure you get your money on time.

FAQs

SASSA typically releases grant payments at the end of the previous month. For instance, October’s payment dates are usually announced at the end of September.

Yes, the payment dates provided by SASSA are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Beneficiaries are advised to stay updated through official SASSA channels for any alterations in the payment schedule.

Grant payments usually take 3 to 5 business days to appear in your bank account after the designated payment date. However, processing times may vary based on your bank and any public holidays.

If your payment date falls on a public holiday or weekend, you will typically receive your payment on the next business day. SASSA ensures timely disbursement even on non-working days.

In 2024, You can check your payment dates through various methods including SGSC Website SASSA Status Check page via mobile phone by dialing *134*569*47268#, through the official SASSA website, or by visiting your nearest SASSA office.

Some banks may charge small fees for processing grant payments. It’s advisable to check with your bank for any associated charges to manage your finances effectively.

You can contact SASSA to inquire about changing your preferred payment method. It’s important to ensure the change aligns with SASSA’s guidelines and requirements.

If you encounter any issues with your grant payment, such as delays or discrepancies, you should contact SASSA’s helpline or visit the SASSA office for assistance and resolution.

It is recommended not to collect your payment before the designated date to avoid inconvenience. The best practice is to visit the collection points after 5 to 7 days from your payment date to avoid long queues.

The grant amounts may remain consistent for a period but are subject to periodic reviews and adjustments by SASSA. It’s advisable to stay updated on the latest grant amounts through official channels.

Contact SASSA

Should you have additional questions, feel free to reach out to SASSA through the following channels:

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36 Comments

    1. Try to get bank details.. if you don’t have and see how things will be.. and make a free call at Sassa they help all the way.. .🤞!!!

  1. Sins last year just pending I provide averting banking details all things sassa need2023 till now this year on this month when I check states 23 February payd but January pending March decline but 2023 January till December approved no pay day I’m single mother not working I need this money yohhhhh

  2. I have months since pending n I did contact sassa but no solution n I’m not working we are dying guys hunger please

    1. Hi Motebang,

      I’m sorry to hear about your situation. Could you please provide information on how long your status has been pending and what the SASSA representatives have said?

    2. I’m not working my sassa have been prove since October 2022 because I lost my old phone number I have a problem to change my to my new phone

  3. My son since he applied for srd grand he never received it since April 2022.when he do status check it shows pending after pending approved and then reffered.we call the toll free number they said the phone number he used was used for many applications..so we try change the number still waiting for sassa to call him to give the otp nr..how long will it take

  4. Sassa is been approved since last year April till now but I haven’t received any dates neither payments why

  5. i ivan baardman never recieved an sassa notification ever since i applied for my sassa srd grant on 2022 when i check my status check it show that that the money was approved but no notification.

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