SASSA Payment Dates for April 2024

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is an administrative government organization responsible for social development. It releases monthly updates on payment dates for social grants, ensuring timely financial assistance to individuals in need and applying for the SASSA online application for social grants.

It is important to stay informed about the updated SASSA payment dates for social grants as they are disbursed in batches, with different groups receiving payments on specific dates. SASSA announces the payment schedule for each month, indicating when funds will be deposited into beneficiaries’ bank accounts or made available for collection at designated pay points.

SASSA Payment Dates April 2024

The latest SASSA payment schedule from January 2024 to March 2025 is attached. Below are the guidelines for grant holders.

April 2024 Payment Dates

  • Older Age and War Veterans Grant: April 3, 2024 (Wednesday).
  • Care Dependency and Disability Grant: April 4, 2024 (Thursday).
  • Child Support and Foster Child Grant: April 5, 2024 (Friday).
  • Social Relief of Distress SRD R350 – Starts from 24 April 2024 and Ends on 30 April 2024.

March 2024 SASSA Payment Dates

Table of SASSA Payment Dates for Social Grants from July 2023 to March 2024
  • Older Person Grant and linked grants: March 5, 2024.
  • Disability Grant and linked grants: March 6, 2024.
  • Other grants (Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, War Veterans Grant): March 7, 2024.

February 2024 Payment Dates

  • Older Persons Grant and linked grants: February 2, 2024.
  • Disability Grant and linked grants: February 5, 2024.
  • Other grants (Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, War Veterans Grant): February 6, 2024.

January 2024 Payment Dates

  • Older Person Grant and linked grants: January 3, 2024.
  • Disability Grant and linked grants: January 4, 2024.
  • Other grants (Child Support Grant, Foster Child Grant, Care Dependency Grant, War Veterans Grant): January 5, 2024.

Amount of SASSA Social Grants

SASSA provides a range of social grants to support individuals and families in South Africa. These grants are designed to assist with basic needs and improve the overall well-being of recipients. You can check the amounts of social grants below:

Infographic of SASSA Social Grants Amounts All Types

SASSA Payment Methods

Social grant payments can be accessed through the following methods:

  • Using an SASSA gold card at any bank ATM.
  • Government Post Office.
  • Collecting funds from designated collection points, including, Pick n Pay, Checkers, Shoprite, Boxer, and USave stores.

To check the status of your grant application and ensure a smooth payment process, it is essential to perform a SASSA Status Check. This will help you verify the approval of your payments and ensure you receive them on the designated payday.

Important Notices

  • Grant recipients are encouraged to use the designated payment methods and to avoid long queues by waiting a few days after the payment date to collect their funds.
  • To track your SASSA payment once you have learned your payday is near, we advise grant holders to dial 134569*47268# on registered phone numbers.

Contact SASSA Service Centre

SASSA is a crucial lifeline for millions of South Africans in administering social grants and social relief of distress SRD R350, benefiting approximately 50% of the country’s population.

The agency provides a new payment schedule for grant holders, offering clear information on when they can expect to receive their payments. This applies to both SASSA online applications and offline applications, allowing applicants to stay informed about their payment dates.

If you need more information on pay-out dates and qualifying rules for all government social grants, please get in touch with the SASSA Service Centers.

  • Toll-Free SASSA Call Centre Number: 0800 60 10 11
  • Appointment Number for SASSA office: 012 400 2322
  • SASSA Official Email: [email protected]

SASSA Status Check


  1. But what about for almost 3years you’ve been receiving the 350’s with no problem all of a sudden your status shows referred? Why now?

      1. Hi my 350 has been approved twice but have not received dates is there any help for me to get dates

          1. Hi it says approved but no dates and other months pending may will get the money may I won’t I just don’t know

    1. My R350 alway approved every month but no pay date…then after some time it says referred since 2021😭💔 wha
      t should I do

      1. Hello sassa my name is happy morgan lekgetho since last year by August 2023 till this year 2024 the system say’s alternative sources of income but I don’t work please fix this problem.!!

    1. Hi since 2021 to 2023 I found 3times the rest declined and I am unemployed there is no job when I submit cvs they told me about age please sassa help me I am struggling now on January I found that 350 I don’t if I can found again

  2. My September,October ,November (2023) R350 Grand has approved but still today on February waiting for date I have been waiting for it for long time now plz do me my pay date please

    1. My son is declined now for a year I went to home affairs and there is nothing wrong his ID it’s decline for ID veryfication

  3. Hello my Srd sassa since it was approved from January but I haven’t get the dates yet from January till November 2023

  4. for the month of November 2023 I reserved no income so why can sassa decline my R350 and for the other month it say fix but there no money and after a 3 to4 days say is decline there is rely something wrong in the sassa department

  5. Hi I have been approved for 7 months 350a but hadn’t received any also wanted to change the number that I applied with cause it was lost, had been calling the sassa toll free in order to change my contact details, and what must I do now cause seriously I’m not working

  6. Applied for a grant October 2023, at the offices, no payment yet. Do they pay it directly into my bank account and I can use my bank card as usual??

    I dont have a car so not able to keep goingto to the offices to find out what is wrong.

    Is there a number that WORKS or an email address where someone can reply?

  7. I want to get my SASSA r350 on Pick n pay but there’s no option for it when I’m changing bank details??

      1. Don,t worry we are here to help you Please follow these steps to easily change Your SRD R350 Banking Details

        1. Visit

        2. Choose your section ID Holder or Asylum Seekers

        3. Click “How to Change Banking Details”

        4. Enter your SA ID number.

        5. Verify with the OTP sent to your phone.

        6. Click the secure link and update your bank info.

        If you have a Personal Bank Account

        1 Choose Bank Name
        2 Provide Account Details
        3 Agree to Terms
        4 Submit Updated Details

        If you want to add other methods then follow this method.

        1 Choose Payment option (e.g., Pick n Pay)
        2 Agree to Terms
        3 Submit Updated Details

        SASSA will verify and adjust your payments accordingly. The process is the same for SRD R350 as for other SASSA grants. Use your linked SA ID and phone number.

        1. Why does it say invalid token when I enter my ID,even when I try the other side it says I’ve done it the past 24 hours but it’s been 2 days

        1. I applied af February but it takes a lot of time to pay and it’s July that peyd all of them say approved no payment date what can i do

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