SASSA Grants Payment Dates for April 2023

Grants Payment Dates for April 2023, SASSA has confirmed the payment dates for all grants awarded in April 2023.

South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) announced SASSA grant payment dates for April 2023. These grants are designed to assist vulnerable South Africans who are struggling to pay their bills. There are three types of grants: Older Person Grants, Disability Grants, and Child Support Grants.

SASSA Grants Payment Dates for April 2023

The grant payment process involves knowing when the funds will be available. In this way, recipients can prepare their budgets accordingly and ensure that their expenses are covered. SASSA has announced the following payment dates for April 2023:

Older Person GrantMonday, 3 April 2023
Disability GrantTuesday, 4 April 2023
Child Support Grant and all other GrantsWednesday, 5 April 2023

Beneficiaries must be aware of these payment dates so that they receive their grants on time.

The Older Person Grant is available to people who are 60 years and older and do not receive any other social benefits. Those who meet the means test and are South African citizens or permanent residents are eligible for the grant. 

Those who are permanently or temporarily disabled and unable to work are eligible for the Disability Grant. Those who meet the criteria of means testing and who are South Africans or permanent residents are eligible to receive the grant. 

This grant is available to those who are responsible for the care of a child under the age of 18. Applicants must meet means testing criteria and be citizens or permanent residents of South Africa. 

In addition to these grants, SASSA also pays out other forms of grants such as the Foster Child Grant, the Care Dependency Grant, and the Grant-in-Aid.

SASSA Grants Increase 2023

The payment amount of several grants in South Africa will increase from 1st April 2023. Old Age Grants for individuals under 75 will increase from R1 990 to R2 080, while those over 75 will increase from R2 010 to R2 100.

The War Veterans Grant will also increase to R2 100 from R2 010. There will be an increase in the Care Dependency Grant from R1 990 to R2 080, and in the Disability Grant from R1 990 to R2 080.

Foster Child Grants will increase from R1 070 to R1 120. Top-up Child Support Grants will increase from R240 to R250, while Child Support Grants will increase from R480 to R500.

 The Grant-in-aid will also increase from R480 to R500. The grants will all see an increase starting on 1st October 2023.

SASSA SRD R350 Grant Payment Dates for April 2023

There are no set dates for payments under the special COVID-19 SRD R350 grant. To stay updated, recipients are encouraged to check the SASSA website or social media pages. Checking the payment status regularly will also provide more information on pending payments.

SASSA offers a variety of payment channels, including ATMs, merchants, and PostBank offices. Beneficiaries must choose the channel that suits them best, considering convenience and safety.

Furthermore, SASSA has announced that applications for all social grants can be made at local SASSA offices. In order to qualify for a grant, applicants must provide proof of their identity, income, and residency. Grant recipients are also required to provide SASSA with updated information as SASSA conducts regular reviews of their eligibility.

The role of social grants in supporting vulnerable individuals and families is very important across South Africa. When these grants are paid, recipients can plan their finances and ensure that they have the necessary funds to cover their expenses. Now that the payment dates for April 2023 have been announced, grant recipients can ensure that they will receive their payments in a timely manner.

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