Check SASSA Foster Child Grant Status Online

SASSA grant for fostering a child is known as the SASSA Foster Child Grant in South Africa. It is aimed at providing financial support to foster children legally placed in the care of foster parents, in accordance with the South African Child Care Act.

We help court-appointed foster parents to Check SASSA Foster Child Grant Status online to find the approved monthly payment. The process is simple and we cover it for your ease.

Check SASSA Foster Child Grant Status

You can check Sassa status of your foster child grant, by following these simple steps.

ID Number :
Cell Number :

  1. To check your SASSA Status visit
  2. Foster Child's parent can enter their South African ID Number or bar-coded identity document number (ID).
  3. Provide the cell phone number of an individual associated with the SASSA Foster Child 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 Foster Child Grant status.
  6. The results for your foster children's grant application status will be displayed.
  • Important Notice: If the foster child is disabled, the foster parents can also apply for a care-dependency grant.
  • The South African Child Care Act is also applied to the amendments of the Child Support Grant, which assists parents and guardians who are unable to meet their kid's basic needs.

SASSA Approved Payment Methods for Foster Child Grant

When submitting your application, it is crucial to specify your preferred payment method. You can choose between receiving the money in cash on specific days at a designated Pay Point or having it electronically deposited into your bank account.

  • Note: Please note that regular bank charges apply to transactions involving your bank account. If you decide to change the payment method, you can do so by completing a form at a Welfare office, although the change will only take effect one month later.

If your application is approved, you can anticipate receiving grant payments within three months. These payments will be retroactive (backdated) to the date of your initial application.

When SASSA Foster Child Grant Discontinued

Grant payments may be discontinued in various circumstances, including the death of both foster parents, the passing of the child, the child no longer being under your foster care, the child turning 18 or leaving school, or if the child begins earning an income above the qualifying threshold.

When SASSA Review Child Grant

Your child's grant gets checked regularly to make sure you still qualify. SASSA looks at every child grant application, whether you get money for fostering or child support. SASSA's check makes sure you're the right person to receive the grant.

It's important to tell SASSA if anything changes in your or your child's situation and help with any paperwork when they review your grant every month. You can contact SASSA if you need to talk to them about anything related to your grant.

  • Pay-out dates.
  • Qualifying rules for all government grants.
  • District office addresses and contact numbers.
  • For help with what has happened to your application.
  • Report fraud or corruption
  • Contact the SASSA - South African Social Security Agency Toll-free helpline at 0800 601 011.
  • You can also use the official email address: [email protected]

SASSA Status Check


  1. Hi i applied for foster care grant didnt know i had to apply, so there is a big amount that is owed. But when i check status nothing is found?That was on Thursday last weekmabe its to soon?

  2. I didn’t get Forster grant for 3kis on Jan and when I phoned nothing was submitted but I did submit..m not sure I will get paid tomorrow plz advise

  3. Hi I didn’t receive the money of my child this month january 2024 and last October I change sassa gold card to my capitec card but on November and December the money continued on sassa gold card but this year january I didn’t get the money what can I do

    1. I didn’t receive January money I did go to sasaa and they told I must submit the papers I did submit bt by when I phone head office it seems that there is nothing has been sent or change I phone every week since the 12 of this
      Month when I get some one tell me nothing is changed how do we survive now bcs we need that money and I m not sho if I will pay on February I m so angry and disappointed bcs they supposed to tell us earlier abt the problem now we have to borrow money and u don’t know if it’s gonna be in

  4. Hi i changed my account number at salsa branch buy i didn’t get an confirmation message, the account dat im using they took my money and i do follow up they keep on saying they don’t know..please help do dat i can receive it in my new bank account

  5. I would like to close my ID because I lost some I don’t know he is using my ID people me guys contact me on +26657942757

  6. Hi I have not received foster care grant I applied in Manthe so the person who was assisting me said I should leave my documents as they were offline and that they were knocking I Dnt if she captured my information or what

  7. hi there i did not receive Forster care payout for two months now,
    what must i do? i make 423 telephone calls and several mails.

    Please advice.

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