Sassa Grant Payment Schedule For 2024

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There are only two months left that have confirmed grant payment dates from Sassa. Here's when beneficiaries will be paid in 2024. 


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The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has released the payment dates for social grants in 2024, providing beneficiaries with the ability to plan for their monthly financial needs effectively.

Sassa distributes several permanent grants to beneficiaries monthly. These grants include the Older Persons pension grant, Disability grantWar Veterans grantCare Dependency grant, Foster Child grant, Child Support grant, Child Support grant Top-Up and Grant-in-aid.

These grants are paid in the first week of every month. Here's the remaining Sassa grant payment dates

Sassa Grant Payment Dates For February 2024

  • Older Persons Grant: 2 February 2024
  • Disability Grants: 5 February 2024
  • Children's Grants: 6 February 2024

March 2024

  • Older Persons Grant: 5 March 2024
  • Disability Grants: 6 March 2024
  • Children's Grants: 7 March 2024

Sassa grant payments are not process payments on public holidays or weekends. If the second day of the month falls on a weekend or public holiday, the grant will be disbursed on the next working day, following the payment schedule.

Sassa is yet to publish the full 2024 Sassa grant payment dates.

Types of Grants:

  • Older Persons Grant: Support for people over 60 years old. 
  • Disability Grants: Assistance for individuals with disabilities.
  • Children's Grants: Aid for the well-being of children.

Beneficiaries can collect their Sassa grants at various payment points, including ATMs and retail stores such as Pick n Pay, Checkers, Shoprite, and Boxer.

Outstanding January 2024 Grant Payments 

Sassa also confrimed that unpaid January 2024 grants will be paid during the February 2024 payment cycle. 

In January, of its 19 million beneficiaries, more than 150,000 beneficiaries did not receive their money.

Sassa revealed that the non-payment of 150,000 social grants was the result of discrepancies in grant beneficiary details. These discrepancies relate to ID numbers that do not match with bank records, incorrect banking details and changes changing grant payment methods. 

The agency suspended these grant payments to prevent people from wrongly benefitting from grants. 

"This matter was basically picked up by the AG [auditor general] sharply so, Hence we had to make a decision to ensure that we pay the right grant to the correct person."

 


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