Grant Payment Dates for April 2023, SASSA announced the payment dates for all grants issued in April 2023.
The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) announced the SASSA grant payment dates for April 2023. These grants are meant to assist vulnerable South Africans struggling to make ends meet.
There are three categories of grants: Older Person Grants, Disability Grants, and Child Support Grants.
SASSA Grants Payment Dates for April 2023
The process of grant payments depends heavily on when the funds will become available. Thus, recipients can plan their budgets accordingly and ensure that they have the funds to cover their expenses. The following dates have been announced by SASSA for April 2023:
|Older Person Grant
|Monday, 3 April 2023
|Tuesday, 4 April 2023
|Child Support Grant and all other Grants
|Wednesday, 5 April 2023
Beneficiaries should note these payment dates to ensure that they receive their grants on time.
This grant is for those 60 and older who do not receive any other form of social assistance. People who meet the means test criteria and are citizens or permanent residents of South Africa are eligible to receive the grant.
Those who are permanently or temporarily disabled and cannot work can apply for the Disability Grant. People who meet the means testing criteria and who are South African citizens or permanent residents are eligible for the grant.
The Child Support Grant is a grant for those who provide care for children under 18 years of age. People who meet the means testing criteria and are South African citizens or permanent residents receive the grant.
The 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
A number of grants in South Africa will see their payment amounts increase from 1st April 2023. Old Age Grants for those under 75 years of age will increase from R1 990 to R2 080, while those above 75 years of age will increase from R2 010 to R2 100.
There will also be an increase in the War Veterans Grant from R2 010 to R2 100. Care Dependency Grants will increase from R1 990 to R2 080, and Disability Grants will increase from R1 990 to R2 080.
There will be an increase in the Foster Child Grant from R1 070 to R1 120. Child Support Grants will increase from R480 to R500, and Top-up CSGs will increase from R240 to R250.
Lastly, the Grant-in-aid will be raised from R480 to R500. The grants will all increase from the 1st of October 2023 onward.
SASSA SRD R350 Grant Payment Dates for April 2023
SRD R350 grants under COVID-19 are not fixed in stone when it comes to payment dates. Those who receive this grant are advised to keep up to date by checking the SASSA website or social media pages for any changes. Checking the payment status regularly will also provide information about which months are still pending.
SASSA provides a variety of payment channels, including ATMs, merchants, and PostBank offices. Beneficiaries should select a channel that is convenient and safe for them based on their preferences.
SASSA has also announced that all social grants can be applied for at local SASSA offices in addition to these payment dates. To qualify for a grant, applicants must provide proof of identity, income, and residency.
Grant recipients must also provide SASSA with updated information as needed during regular eligibility reviews.
South Africa’s social grants play an important role in supporting vulnerable individuals and families. This information can help recipients plan their finances and ensure that they have the funds to cover their expenses.
Payment dates for April 2023 have now been announced, so grant recipients can ensure that their payments will arrive on time.