Check SASSA Disability Grant Status Online

SASSA Disability Grant (DG) is a government payment in South Africa for adults living with a physical or mental disability, rendering them unable to work for a period of 6 months or more.

You can Check SASSA Disability Grant Status Online. There are two types of grants: temporary disability grants (for less than 12 months) and permanent disability grants (for a continuous 12-month period).

Check SASSA Disability Grant Status

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After completing a medical report and applying for the Disability Grant with the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), applicants can follow these steps to check their status:

  1. To check your SASSA Status visit:
  2. Disability applicants can enter their South African ID Number, 13-digit refugee ID, or Caretaker ID number.
  3. Provide the cell phone number linked to the individual's SASSA Disability Grant application.
  4. Click the 'Submit' button to send your request to our database.
  5. Our web portal will process your application for the SASSA Disability Grant status.
  6. The results of your disability grant application status will be displayed.
  • Important Notes: If you require permanent care due to a disability and you are under 18, your primary caregiver can apply for SASSA Care Dependency Grant. If you do not have an ID, you will need to complete an affidavit and provide proof that you have applied for the document from the Department of Home Affairs. It is important to note that if you have not yet applied for an ID, you must do so within three months of applying for the grant.

What is the current value of the SASSA Disability Grant?

Update on the SASSA Disability Grant: As of April 1, 2023, the SASSA disability grant has been increased to R2,080 per person, per month. The grant amount is calculated on a sliding scale, meaning individuals with higher private income will receive a smaller grant amount. Furthermore, the grant will increase to R2,090 from October 1, 2023, representing an R10 increase.

What are the available payment methods for the SASSA Disability Grant?

The SASSA disability grant can be paid through the following methods:

  • Cash at a specific pay point on a designated day
  • Electronic deposit into your bank account, including Postbank (bank charges may apply)
  • An institution not funded by the State, such as a home for people with disabilities.

Under what circumstances may the SASSA Disability Grant be suspended or lapsed?

Your disability grant may be suspended or lapsed under the following circumstances:

  • Changes in your circumstances
  • Outcome of a review
  • Failure to cooperate during the review process
  • Fraudulent behaviour or misrepresentation
  • Mistakes in the approval of your grant
  • Passing away
  • Admission to a state institution
  • Failure to claim for three consecutive months
  • Absence from the country

What steps can be taken if an application for the SASSA Disability Grant is not approved?

If your application for the disability grant is not approved, you will receive written notification from the social security office. The reasons for the rejection will be stated, and you have the option to appeal the decision by submitting a written appeal to the Minister of Social Development, explaining your disagreement within 90 days of receiving notification about the outcome of your application.

Contact Information

  • For more information and assistance, you can contact the Department of Social Development and the South African Social Security Agency at the toll-free helpline: 0800 601 011.
  • You can use the official email address: [email protected].

SASSA Status Check


  1. Afternoon there I’m Mr Nkosiphendule Cebu the recipient of sassa disability grant for 12 months it started last year September 2023 till August 2024 this year, I really need assistance I haven’t received my grant since 3rd last week , please I need your help what could be the problem and it is the first time happening please. ID ,76092259300

  2. My mom has kidney failure we have been trying to apply for disability for 4 years and everytime she goes she is missing a document, they turn her away because it’s full or they need to help other areas first before assisting her. She is unable to stand long nor walk far so it’s a mission to get her there if there is no chairs for her to sit. The 1 time she was assisted she had all her documents and still they turned her away. Please advise what can be done

  3. Hi im TSHEPISO i dont know what to do anymore im disable but sassa keeps on rejected my application,so can i re-apply anytime without writing an appeal?

  4. Hi my name is Douglas Vusumzi Gantsho ,I did not recieve disability grant.I am blind .I was told that it will be permanent

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