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SASSA card – expiry date

Posted By Marilynh / November 1, 2017 / 64 Comments

SASSA card

 

 

The current SASSA card’s expiry date of 12/17 has been extended to 31 March 2018

Notification will be communicated prior to 31 March 2018

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64 Comments

  • M Engelbrecht
    November 22, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    How will this issue re change of Sassa card be communicated and jow are theu going to handle the acquiring of a new card to so many people?

    • Marilynh
      November 23, 2017 at 8:33 am

      Dear Martie

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      SASSA Head Office will communicate via media and postage. The use of Community Outreach Programmes will be used.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn, YEI Editor

    • Shameema
      July 1, 2018 at 10:34 am

      Morning .
      My Sassa card has expired and would like to know what I should do now to renew or get another card please

    • cecilia olivier
      August 22, 2018 at 12:23 pm

      Morning,
      Do i still have to apply for a new card even thou if my pension gets paid direct in my ABSA account, and i dont use the card.

  • Lillian Bennetta
    November 22, 2017 at 1:20 pm

    Good day,
    Could you please help me with information as to where I can apply for sassa a grant , I am a pensioner and have just relocated to Somerset West .

    • Marilynh
      November 23, 2017 at 8:25 am

      Dear Lillian

      SASSA has responded:

      SASSA provides a service every Monday at the Iqra Centre, Hammond Street, Btroadlands, Strand. From 08:00 – 15:30

      Kind regards
      Marilyn

    • Bobby
      June 8, 2018 at 12:09 pm

      On which days is sassa operating from Scotsdene. we were told that we have to hand in forms there.

  • Nelchen
    November 22, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    Are the Jhb offices still in Harrison street..?

    • Marilynh
      November 23, 2017 at 8:24 am

      Dear Nelchen

      SASSA has responded: Please call 0800 60 10 11 to find out

      Kind regards
      Marilyn

  • Claudia Rocca
    November 22, 2017 at 10:18 pm

    `what is the SASSA card ??

  • Maureen MacDonald
    November 25, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    Will we be automatically given a new card or will we have to go through the whole process again of applying for a pension.

    • Marilynh
      November 27, 2017 at 9:08 am

      Dear Maureen

      We will send your query to SASSA and request response.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn, YEI Editor

    • Marilynh
      November 27, 2017 at 3:17 pm

      Dear Maureen

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      You will be communicated with via media and post when and how new cards will be issued. If you in receipt of a social grant/pension you will not need to reapply.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn, YEI Editor

  • Susan Boonzaier
    January 10, 2018 at 6:26 pm

    Good day, is it a must that all people that receive grand, must get a new card for grand.? There are people telling us that we must, and we must let our daughter see a dr first.
    Im willing to take her to see a docter, but some people say she have to see a grand dr. Ive never heart of that. Please help.
    Thankyou Susan
    My daughters name is Karen Boonzaier
    I wil put my email addres in

  • Ray ramsamy
    February 1, 2018 at 8:45 am

    The laat 2 payouts were not deposited into my mums account. How can she rectify this.

    • Marilynh
      February 19, 2018 at 3:16 pm

      Dear Ray

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      Kindly contact the following number 0800 600 160 for further assistance.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn

  • Elsa Rheeder
    February 8, 2018 at 12:45 am

    Stories is going around that the sassa cards expire on the 31/3/2018 is this true

  • Vivienne Grant
    February 8, 2018 at 7:09 pm

    ReplyMarilynh November 27, 2017 at 3:17 pm
    Dear Maureen
    SASSA has responded as follows:
    You will be communicated with via media and post when and how new cards will be issued. If you in receipt of a social grant/pension you will not need to reapply.
    Kind regards
    Marilyn, YEI Editor

    Who _does_ need to apply for a replacement card then , if not a pensioner?

  • Kim Mc Gregor
    February 17, 2018 at 11:20 am

    I have two kids on the care dependency grant. And heard yesterday that people are already being messaged about renewing their cards. How much time is allocated for this process and where in East London do I go to renew my card?

    • Kim Mc Gregor
      February 17, 2018 at 11:25 am

      I forgot to mention, that I have since original application for the said grants lost my number I had then…So I won’t be getting the SMS notification. I also don’t have access to a TV, so also won’t see any media announcements…I have been tracking online media about this, but its erratic at best to know what the correct info is…

      • Marilynh
        February 19, 2018 at 3:12 pm

        Dear Kim

        Your query has been sent to SASSA for response.

        Kind regards
        Marilyn

      • Marilynh
        March 8, 2018 at 11:24 am

        Dear Kim

        SASSA has responded as follows:

        Kindly visit your nearest SASSA office to make further enquiries about the renewal of sassa cards. Call 0800 60 10 11 to enquire where the nearest SASSA office is.

        Kind regards
        Marilyn, YEI Editor

  • Lesedi
    February 22, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    since the child support grand was increased to R380 I was always payed R350 what happened to the r30 for every past months and why is it not payed in full am still payed r380?

    • Lesedi
      February 22, 2018 at 6:51 pm

      am still payed r350

    • Marilynh
      March 8, 2018 at 11:23 am

      Dear Lesedi

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      Please call 0800 600 160 (free call from a landline) to enquire about the short fall. They can also post you a bank statement.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn, YEI Editor

  • Louise
    February 23, 2018 at 11:37 am

    how do I apply for a card? Can it be done via internet?

    • Marilynh
      March 8, 2018 at 11:22 am

      Dear Louise

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      No all SASSA cards are issued at the SASSA office.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn, YEI Editor

  • Vicky Buitendach
    February 28, 2018 at 4:21 pm

    Good day, i have 2 children currently on the grant, but my card has expired 31/12/17.
    I have relocated to port elizabeth and no longer in harrismith free state. How do i go about now? Please help, and i cannot afford to lose the grant.

    • Marilynh
      March 8, 2018 at 11:21 am

      Dear Vicky

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      The cards are still valid until end of Dec 2018. There will be notification when and how to replace the card. You have the option to have the grant paid directly into your personal bank account. You will need to visit the nearest SASSA office to request the transfer to your bank account. Call 0800 60 10 11 to enquire where the nearest SASSA office is.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn, YEI Editor

  • Xx
    March 1, 2018 at 8:31 am

    What documents are needed when renewing these card and can it only be done at Sassa offices in Pretoria.

    • Marilynh
      March 8, 2018 at 11:21 am

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      Visit your nearest SASSA office to enquire about the renewal of the CARD.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn

  • Marilynh
    March 4, 2018 at 11:57 am

    Thank you all for your queries. These have been sent on to SASSA for response. Should SASSA respond, the relevant answers will be communicated to the individuals in this forum. Best you check this forum regularly within the next few weeks.

    Kind regards
    Marilyn

  • Mmathebe ledwaba
    March 12, 2018 at 10:04 am

    I have a niece who is still schooling so am asking what is needed to renew his card as he reached 18 years last November
    Thank you

  • Chantel Lamon
    March 14, 2018 at 2:11 pm

    Hi!
    Where is the closest branch to Tableview 7441, Cape Town.
    Need to get the renewed pension card.

    • Marilynh
      March 22, 2018 at 9:39 am

      Dear Chantel

      We will send your query ton to SASSA for response.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn

      • Marilynh
        March 26, 2018 at 11:38 am

        Dear Chantel

        SASSA has responded as follows:

        SASSA is in the process of changing over to the SASSA/SAPO card. All beneficiaries will be advised of the process for the changeover.

        Please refer to their website for the closest branch to Tableview.

        Kind regards
        Marilyn

  • melani
    March 22, 2018 at 12:28 pm

    Good day
    Request on behalf of an elderly. She receives a pension and also has 2 children in her custody, she has not received any notices, how will the expired card affect her. When will she know to get a new card or have the funds transferred into her bank account

    • Marilynh
      April 11, 2018 at 5:54 am

      Dear Melani

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      SASSA is currently developing communication to advise social grant recipients on the process of the card swap. To have the pension/grants paid into a bank account, please visit the nearest SASSA office to collect the bank form for completion.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn, YEI Editor

  • chanelle
    March 26, 2018 at 12:53 pm

    Hi My granmother is currently unable to go to the office to collect the form for the bank option, can i collect the form on her behalf or does she need to be present?

  • Phindile
    April 2, 2018 at 9:14 am

    Hi, my helper needs to fix her kinds sassa cards, I need to find out if she can do it here or she needs to go back home to her province and branch to do that?

    • Marilynh
      April 12, 2018 at 7:56 am

      Dear Phindile

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      Yes, she needs to go back to the office where she applied for the children’s grant as that is where her details are registered and no other province can amend the records.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn, YEI Editor

  • leraro
    April 5, 2018 at 3:43 pm

    Hi my sassa card expired on 31 march wat do i need to have to renew

    • Marilynh
      April 12, 2018 at 7:55 am

      Dear Leraro

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      SASSA is developing communication to inform beneficiaries on how and when they will be able to renew their SASSA cards. You will be informed when the card swap will start.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn, YEI Editor

  • Malcolm
    April 8, 2018 at 7:28 am

    My grant is paid into my FNB bank account every month. Do I still need to renew my SASSA card even though I don’t use it?

    • Marilynh
      April 12, 2018 at 7:54 am

      Dear Malcolm

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      No, you will not need to renew the card. The new cards will only be used for cash payments at SASSA pay out venues and payments through SAPO (South African Post Office)

      Kind regards
      Marilyn

  • Michaela
    April 11, 2018 at 9:51 am

    Good day my baby grant is stil 350 and some months we can only withdraw 250 i just want to know is that right and how much is the child grant now there to much stories going around now

  • Lorraine van Dyk
    April 13, 2018 at 11:49 am

    My mother’s sassa card has expired. When can she renew it in Springs?

    • Marilynh
      May 11, 2018 at 9:33 am

      Dear Lorraine

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      Please enquire directly at the Springs office when they will be ready to issue the new SASSA Card.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn

  • Faiza
    May 6, 2018 at 9:14 pm

    Hi i receive a disability grant and i have a sassa card that expires December 2018 & i withdraw at an ATM ..is it necesary for me to get the new card & can i get it at a post office or should i go to sassa ofices…Thanz

    • Marilynh
      May 11, 2018 at 9:30 am

      Dear Faiza

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      You must please visit the nearest SASSA office to enquire when to do the card swap.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn

  • Shirley ballard
    May 23, 2018 at 11:27 am

    is sassa sending a sms informing us to collect our new cards from our nearest post office. what happens if we don’t receive a sms.
    kind regards
    Shirley Ballard

    • Marilynh
      June 7, 2018 at 2:12 pm

      Dear Shirley

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      Please contact the following number to obtain further assistance, 0800 60 10 11

      KInd regards
      Marilyn

  • Thabang
    May 25, 2018 at 7:11 am

    How do you get the new card after that old one expires? When and how can I renew my card

    • Marilynh
      June 7, 2018 at 2:09 pm

      Dear Thabang

      SASSA has responded as follows:
      You must visit the nearest SASSA office to your residential address. Please contact the following number to obtain further assistance, 0800 60 10 11

      Kind regards
      Marilyn

  • Fatima
    May 28, 2018 at 7:32 pm

    My mum is a pensioner.
    She doesnt have a bank account.

    She resides in Lenasia, where does she need to go and what is she required to do?

    Must she renew her card?

    • Marilynh
      June 7, 2018 at 2:07 pm

      Dear Fatima

      SASSA has responded as follows:

      Your mom must visit the nearest SASSA office to her residential address. Please contact the following number to obtain further assistance, 0800 60 10 11

      Kind regards
      Marilyn

  • Lorraine
    June 1, 2018 at 12:03 pm

    On the first may i didn’t ricive my daughter’s grant so I can renew around joburg and did everything at lempopo so must i go to lempopo or i can renew around joburg

    • Marilynh
      June 4, 2018 at 12:02 pm

      Please contact your local SASSA branch in this regard.

      Kind regards
      Marilyn, YEI

  • Candis
    June 18, 2018 at 7:58 am

    What documents do I need to bring along to get the new sassa card

    Can I go to any nearest sassa office to get 1 (swap) or am I suppose to go to the office I registered to the 1st place(lets say I registered in mpumalanga but now reside in job )

  • Janine
    June 22, 2018 at 8:47 pm

    Hi i applied in mitchells plain but live in malmesbury now can i renew my kid’s card this side or should i go back to renew it in mplain

  • tertia
    June 25, 2018 at 9:53 pm

    I’m very confused about renewal for the new card. can my grandchildren still get the grant if the renewal of the new card is done in december 2018

  • tertia
    June 25, 2018 at 9:58 pm

    I’m very confused about the last date for the renewal of the new card for my grandchildren. can the card be renewed in december 2018 before 31 December 2018

  • Christine Blignait
    June 26, 2018 at 12:32 pm

    Please advise how I organize a home visit for my mother who is in a old age home
    ?

  • E brahim Domingo
    July 4, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    My mums card will expire soon. How do I arrange a home visit. She is 91 yrs old and disabled.

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