SASSA Payments Starts From 5 March 2024

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has released the payment schedule for March 2024, addressing the previously unpaid grants from January and February. This comprehensive guide outlines the payment dates for various social grants, including the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, Older Persons Grants, Disability Grants, Care Dependency Grants, War Veterans Grants, Child Support Grants, and Foster Child Grants.

Key Highlights:

  • Payment Dates: Social grant payments will commence on March 5, 2024, and continue until March 7, 2024.
  • SRD Grant: Payments for the SRD R350 grant will be processed in the last week of March, starting from March 25, 2024, and continuing until March 29, 2024.
  • Double Payments: Beneficiaries who missed their January 2024 payments due to the SASSA Verification System glitch will receive both the January and March 2024 grants in a single disbursal during March.
  • Eligibility Verification: It’s recommended that citizens conduct an SASSA Status Check for March 2024 to confirm their eligibility and the specific grants they are approved for.

Detailed Payment Schedule:

Addressing Unpaid January Grants:

  • Approved for March, Unpaid for January: Beneficiaries whose March grant is approved but who missed the January payment will receive both grants in March.
  • Declined for March, Approved for January: Individuals whose March grant is declined but who were approved for January (and haven’t received it yet) will only receive the overdue January Child Support Grant.
  • Declined for January, Approved for March: Applicants whose January grant was declined but whose March grant is approved are only eligible for the March grant payment.

Verifying Your Grant Status:

To verify your grant approval status and payment dates, beneficiaries are encouraged to utilize the SASSA Status Check service available online. This service allows you to confirm your eligibility for various grants and ensure you receive the support you deserve.

Important Note:

The information provided in this article is intended for informational purposes only and should not be taken as financial advice. It’s crucial to stay updated on the official SASSA website and social media channels for the latest announcements regarding grant applications, payments, and any potential changes or updates.

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