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SASSA Older Persons Grant
Information, documentation
and National and Regional contact details

SASSA snippets


Any applicant who is married must ensure that supporting documents required for any grant applications are provided for both him/herself and his/her spouse, failure to do this may result in your application being declined. Click here
If your application is not approved by SASSA you must be informed in writing as to why your application was unsuccessful. You then have the right to appeal this decision but the appeal must be done within 90 days of the date of the decision letter Click here
SASSA will conduct a means test for you and if you are married for your spouse. The Asset and Income Threshhold may change so its best to check this on a yearly basis Click here
All documents submitted must be certified whether submitted in person or online. Click here
When contacting SASSA, remember that the Customer Care charter states that you will be given a reference number to enable you to follow up on your enquiry. Click here
Clients who get married are urged to update SASSA of the change. SASSA validates all clients information with the Department of Home Affairs monthly and if details do not match the application for that period may be declined Click here
There is not need to rush to withdraw funds on the first day. Once the money is in the account, it will remain there until needed. Click here
Have your details ready when contacting SASSA. Clients should always have their ID available in their communicating with SASSA either by e-mail (I.D should be given in message) or when calling the SASSA Call centre Click here


How much will you get?

The maximum amount that you will get is R 2 180 per month. If you are older than 75 years, you will get R2 200. 

2024 Payment Dates


sassa payment schedule



You and your Grants
2024/2025 - English
• Types of Grants
• What do you need to apply
• Where do you apply for a grant
• Date of approval
• Unsuccessful application
• Methods of payment
• Suspension of grants
• Restoration of grants
• Main reasons for lapsing of grants
• Reviews
• Social relief of distress
• Amounts of grants
• Means test
• SASSA contact details
• Asset and income threshold
Click here
What you need to apply for a social grant Click here
SASSA Charter Click here
Regional offices contact details Click here
Reconsideration application Click here
Payment schedule Click here
Guide to access Online Grants Application Click here
Consent Form for Bank Payment Click here

National And Regional Contact Details


National Call Centre080 060 1011
National Call
Eastern Cape 043 707 6335
Northern Cape080 000 3077
Free State051 410 8339
Gauteng011 241 8320/24
KwaZulu-Natal071 607 1514
Limpopo015 291 7509
Mpumalanga013 754 9428/63/46
North West018 397 3360
Western Cape021 469 0235


Updated – 4 April 2024



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