January 2024 Sassa Payment Dates

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January 2024 Sassa Payment Dates

January 2024 Sassa Payment Dates: As the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) plays an important role in providing financial support to millions of individuals and families in South Africa, it is essential to stay informed about the specific payment dates for the month of January. Therefore in this article, we will provide you with accurate and up-to-date information regarding the payment dates for various social grants disbursed by Sassa. By understanding and keeping track of these dates, beneficiaries can effectively plan their finances and ensure a smooth and timely receipt of their much-needed funds. Join us as we delve into the details of the January Sassa payment dates and equip you with the essential knowledge you need.


NOTE: Sassa payments are disbursed on a monthly basis, with each month having specific payment dates. These dates are determined by various factors, including the type of social grant received and the method of payment chosen by the beneficiary.


Sassa Payments For January 2024 Dates

The SASSA payment date is usually on the first day of every month. However, the exact date may vary depending on weekends and public holidays. If the first day of the month falls on a weekend or public holiday, the payment will be made on the last working day before the first day of the month.

  • Older Persons or Pensioners Grants: Wednesday, 3 January 2024
  • Disability Grants: Thursday, 4 January 2024
  • Children’s and all other Grants: Friday, 5 January 2024


Sassa Grants Available For Application 2024-2025

  • Care Dependency Grant

The Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD Grant), also known as the COVID-19 SRD Grant, was formed by the South African government, with the aim of providing financial assistance to those who do not have any financial means to support themselves. The grant award is R350 per month, for as long as candidates meet the requirements.

  • Child Support Grant

The Care Dependency Grant is a payment from the government of South Africa to parents, foster parents, or primary caregivers of a child under the age of 18, who requires full-time care due to a mental or physical disability. The value of the Care Dependency Grant isR2 080 per child, per month

  • Foster Child Grant

The Foster Child Grant is a payment from the government of South Africa, to a foster parent (by a valid court order) of a child under the age of 18. The grant is aimed at foster parents who need financial assistance to help take care of a foster child or children. The value of the Foster Child Grant isR1 120, per child

  • Disability Grant

The Disability Grant is a payment from the government of South Africa to adults who are living with a physical or mental disability, making them unable to work for a period of 6 or more months. The Disability Grant isR2 080 per person, per month

  • Older Person Grant

The Older Persons Grant (also called the old age pension grant) is a payment from the government of South Africa, to people residing in South Africa over the age of 60 years. the old age pension is R2080 per person, per month, for people between 60 and 74 years old and R2100 per person, per month, for people over 75 years old.

  • Grant-In-Aid

The Grant-In-Aid is a payment from the government of South Africa to current social grant recipients who are unable to care for themselves, in order for them to pay someone to take care of them full-time. The value of the Grant-In-Aid isR500 per month

  • War Veterans Grant

The War Veterans Grant is a payment from the government of South Africa, to people residing in South Africa over have served in the Second World War or the Korean War. In order to qualify for this grant, applicants must be either over the age of 60 or disabled. They must also pass the “means test” which assesses their income and assets. the war veterans grant is R2100 per person, per month.


How Do I Collect My SASSA 2024 Grant Payment?

If you’re a beneficiary of any of the SASSA grants, then I’m sure you have selected a payment method with which you receive your grant’s payment. If so, you’ll collect your February SASSA Grant payment via your chosen payment method. The SASSA payment methods include bank payment, ATMs, and Retailers like Shoprite, U-Save, Boxer, Pick n Pay, and Checkers.



You will receive the SRD Grant as long as you meet the requirements. Applicants are no longer required to reconfirm their grant applications, due to SASSA’s amended regulations.

Read Also: Sassa R350 Payment Dates For March 2024


SASSA Grants Contact Details

For any further queries, please contact SASSA directly:


For the month of January, SASSA will be making payments according to its regular schedule. Recipients of the various grants, including the old age pension, disability grant, and child support grant, can expect to receive their payments on their regular payment dates. For more information, please visit SASSA Grant’s official website.