Check SASSA Grant In Aid Status Online

If you’ve applied for the SASSA Grant In Aid alongside your social grant to assist with full-time care needs, it’s important to regularly check your SASSA application status for any updates.

You can easily check SASSA Grant In Aid status online to determine the outcome of your submitted application. This allows you to obtain information from the national SASSA agency regarding your Grant In Aid approval and payment dates.

Check SASSA Grant In Aid Status

You will need your ID number and cell phone number to check your Grant In Aid Status online by following these simple steps.

ID Number :
Cell Number :

  1. To check your SASSA Status visit
  2. Enter your South African ID Number or bar-coded South African identity document (ID).
  3. Provide the cell phone number linked to your SASSA Grant In Aid application.
  4. Click the 'Submit' button to send your request to the database.
  5. You will receive results for your SASSA Grant In Aid Status on the display.

When You Receive Payment for Approved Grant In Aid

If your Grant In Aid application status displays "Approved," you can anticipate receiving payments starting from the following month, with SASSA payments retroactively backdated to your initial application date. If you wish to change the bank account payment method, you can do so by completing a form at a welfare office. However, please note that the change will only take effect after one month.

When SASSA Cancels or Terminates Grant In Aid

Your SASSA grant-in-aid will terminate if any of the following situations occur.

  1. You are no longer under the care of another person.
  2. You pass away.
  3. You are admitted to a state institution.
  4. There is a significant improvement in your income or assets, and you no longer meet the means test criteria for eligibility.

Contact SASSA for General Enquiries

You can contact the SASSA office to inquire about the status of your application and obtain information about payment dates.

  • Dial Sassa South African Social Security Agency toll-free helpline: 0800 601 011 and email [email protected].

SASSA Status Check


  1. I don’t understand why my 350 for july and October and November declined…. I don’t have income source this is unprofessional

  2. I don’t understand why my 350 for September and October was declined…. I have no income source this is unprofessional

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