The SASSA payment date for 2022 differs on monthly bases and they are announced by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) at the start of each month. Find below the SASSA payment date for 2022 for each of the social grants which SASSA currently offers residents of South Africa who have submitted an application and are qualified. SASSA has the demanding task of ensuring that payment are deployed appropriately to the right people which involves a significant amount of administration.
Please keep in mind that you are not required to withdraw the money on the first day. The funds will stay in the account until they are required once they are deposited
SASSA payment date for 2022: April 2022
Older Persons Grant – Monday 4 April
Disability Grant – Tuesday 5 April
Children’s Grants – Wednesday 6 April
SASSA payment date for 2022: May 2022
Older Persons Grant – Tuesday 3 May
Disability Grant – Wednesday 4 May
Children’s Grants – Thursday 5 May
SASSA payment date for 2022: June 2022
Older Persons Grant – Thursday 2 June
Disability Grant – Friday 3 June
Children’s Grants – Monday 6 June
SASSA payment date for 2022: July
Older Persons Grant – Monday 4 July
Disability Grant – Tuesday 5 July
Children’s Grants – Wednesday 6 July
SASSA payment date for 2022: July
SASSA payments for July 2022 Grant payments are due on the following dates:
Monday, July 4, 2022: Senior citizen’s Grant
Tuesday, July 5, 2022: Grant for Disabilities
On July 6, 2022, all other grants will be made.
SASSA payment date for 2022: August
Tuesday, August 2, 2022: Senior citizen’s Grant
Wednesday, August 3, 2022: Grant for Disabilities
August 4, 2022, Thursday: All Other Grants
SASSA payment date for September 2022
Older Persons Grant – Friday 2 September
Disability Grant – Monday 5 September
Children’s Grants – Tuesday 6 September
SASSA payment date for October 2022
Older Persons Grant – Monday 3 October
Disability Grant – Tuesday 4 October
Children’s Grants – Wednesday 5 October
SASSA payment date for November 2022
Older Persons Grant – Wednesday 2 November
Disability Grant – Thursday 3 November
Children’s Grants – Friday 4 November
SASSA payment date for December 2022
Older Persons Grant – Thursday 1 December
Disability Grant – Friday 2 December
Children’s Grants – Monday 5 December
SASSA payment date for January 2023
Older Persons Grant – Tuesday 3 January
Disability Grant – Wednesday 4 January
Children’s Grants – Thursday 5 January
SASSA payment date for February 2023
Older Persons Grant – Thursday 2 February
Disability Grant – Friday 3 February
Children’s Grants – Monday 6 February
SASSA payment date for March 2023
Older Persons Grant – Thursday 2 March
Disability Grant – Friday 3 March
Children’s Grants – Monday 6 March
How to use your SASSA Card for SASSA payment 2022.
The SASSA card functions like a debit card and may be used to withdraw money as well as make purchases. The SASSA card is accepted at ATMs and stores including Pick ‘n Pay, Shoprite, Boxer, Checkers, and others as well as supermarkets.
It is recommended that everybody getting funds at waypoints create a PIN before collecting their grants in the July 2022 payment. They will subsequently be able to use their SASSA card to withdraw cash from ATMs and grocery stores. Without needing to visit the paypoint on the designated day, funds may be accessible at any time throughout and after the payment. There is no need to withdraw the entire balance at once because the funds will still be on the card. Instead of taking out cash, you might decide to utilize the card to make purchases at supermarkets.
What you need to know about SASSA payment
According to studies, more than one-third of South Africans are dependent on grant payments both directly and indirectly. It has a huge effect on a lot of South African households.
In South Africa, SASSA is responsible for managing social grants. The SASSA Act of 2004 and its implementing regulations offer a legislative framework for the distribution of seven significant social grants to vulnerable populations in South Africa. They consist of:
funds for child support
Grant for foster kids
Grant for care dependency
Donation in Aid
Senior citizen’s grant
Grants for war veterans
Social assistance for distress
Grant for social relief of distress Covid-19
Recall that the Social Relief Distress Aid is a three-month temporary social grant. The Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress Grants were also given a temporary extension; they now last through March 2023.
Read also: How To Check SASSA Balance
South African SASSA grant requirements
The Department of Social Developments of South Africa has provided the following guidelines to help you determine whether you are eligible for SASSA grants:
- It would be ideal to be a citizen or permanent resident of South Africa.
- You have to live in South Africa.
- None of the other social grants are available to you.
- You might not receive the treatment you require in a federal facility.
- If you’re single, you’re limited to earning R78 120, and if you’re married, you’re limited to earning R156 240.
- Your assets cannot surpass R1 115 400 if you’re single and R2 230 800 if you’re married.
The SASSA SRD Grant is R350 from the date it is approved. Applicants will be paid from the month in which they apply and there will be no backpay
The Child Support Grant has been increased by 3% hence has moved from R460 to R480