SASSA grant beneficiaries whose gold cards are expiring can still use their cards until 31 December 2023 without disruption.
SASSA has announced changes to the May 2023 social grant payment dates. Here are all the details, including the full updated schedule for 2023/2024.
If you applied for the SRD grant previously, you do not need to reapply in April, the South African Social Security Agency has confirmed.
SASSA has apologised to social grant recipients for the challenges they’re facing when they try to renew their gold cards.
The South African Social Security Agency in Mpumalanga has provided one reason why SRD grant payments are delayed after approval.
The South African Social Security Agency has outlined an automated process of stopping unauthorised deductions from social grants.
SASSA has published the full payment schedule of all grants for each month until March 2024. See all the details here.
SASSA has finally announced the grant payment dates for April 2023 for all normal grants, which include the old age pension grant.
Civil society groups have called on the government to increase the R350 SRD grant to R413. See more details in this GroundUp article.
SASSA and Postbank have advised social grants recipients whose gold cards are expiring in March to collect their new cards from 13 March.