How To Apply For A Sassa Grant For July 2023



More than 18 million permanent social grants are distributed by the South African government to assist vulnerable people living in the country. Individuals who meet the eligibility criteria for these social grants are encouraged to apply.



Social grants are distributed by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) every month to alleviate poverty. Grant recipients use the money they receive monthly to purchase basic goods and access essential services. 

Several permanent grants are distributed by the Sassa based on the age and needs of the individuals. These permanent grants include the Older Person grant, Disability grant, War Veterans grant, Care Dependency grant, Foster Child grant, Child Support grant, Child Support grant Top Up and Grant-in-aid.

People who meet the eligibility criteria for these permanent grants are encouraged to apply for a Sassa grant in July 2023. You can also run a Sassa status check to confirm that you will be receiving the grant.

How To Apply For A Sassa Grant For July 2023

Step 1: Visit The Nearest Sassa Office

Applications for a Sassa grant must be submitted at a Sassa office. Applications for all permanent grants must be completed in the presence of a Sassa official. It is important to note that it does not cost any money to submit a grant application.

Sassa acknowledged that not every person in need of a grant is physically capable of visiting a Sassa office to submit a grant application. 

People who are unable to visit a Sassa office may designate a family member or a friend to apply for the grant on their behalf. The person must write a letter, which authorises the grant application. 

Step 2: Applying For The Grant And Meeting The Eligibility Criteria 

Grant applicants must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria specific to the grant they are applying for. They will also need to provide relevant documentation to support their grant application to complete the grant application process. 

Step 3: Receiving Proof Of Application 

Once grant applicants complete their Sassa grant application, they will be issued with a reference number/receipt. Grant applicants must keep this reference number/receipt safe, as it is the only proof they applied. 

Step 4: Receiving The Grant Application Outcome

If the grant application is successful, the beneficiary will be paid from the date on which the completed grant application was submitted. Grant applications are only considered complete once all the required documents have been submitted to Sassa.

It's important to note that this does not apply to the Foster Child Grant. The Foster Child grant is paid from the date of the court order. 

Unsuccessful grant applicants must be informed in writing why their grant application is rejected was rejected by Sassa. 

If the grant applicant is not satisfied with the reason provided by Sassa, they may submit a grant appeal. The staff at the local office will advise the unsuccessful grant applicants on the process they need to follow to submit a grant appeal application

Individuals who have questions regarding the process of applying for grants are encouraged to contact Sassa.


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