SASSA Grant Payment Dates For January 2023

Sassa is aware that many of our beneficiaries will be affected by the public holidays in January 2023. We are currently taking all necessary steps to ensure that grant payments are made on the first Monday of February.

Sassa grant payment dates for January 2023 are listed below.South African Social Security Agency distributes millions of grants every month.

According to a Department of Social Development report, 31% of South African populations rely on social grants for survival.Sassa administers several grants to eligible citizens, including the Child Support Grant, the Old Age Pension, and the Disability Grant. Social grants are paid to all eligible citizens under a national system.

that the grant payment dates for January 2023 are as follows:

Older Person’s Grants03 January 2023
Disability Grants04 January 2023
All Other Grants05 January 2023

Since the first day of the new year falls on a Sunday, the public holiday will be observed on Monday, 2 January 2023.

Thus, Sassa will not begin making grant payments until Tuesday, 3 January 2023.

Sassa beneficiaries can choose from three ways to collect their grants. The CashSend option involves a direct transfer of your grant to your bank account, or you can use your Sassa card anywhere.

In any of the five retail stores, Sassa beneficiaries are not required to pay for their groceries. There are a number of retail stores that offer these products, including Pick n Pay, Shoprite, Boxer, Checkers, USave, and OK.

The first day is not the time to withdraw cash. “Once the money is in the account, it will remain there until it is needed,” Sassa says.

SASSA (Social Entitlement System Administrators) advise beneficiaries to wait a few days before collecting their monthly social grants to avoid long queues outside banks and retail stores.

You can contact Sassa directly using the Toll-Free number: 0800 60 1011 or by visiting their website at

Leave a Comment