SASSA Payment Dates for January 2024

SASSA Payment Dates for January 2024

For millions of South Africans who rely on the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) grants for their basic needs, January 2024 brings fresh financial hope. The agency has released the much-anticipated payment dates for various grants, ensuring timely access to vital financial support.

SASSA Payment Dates for January 2024

January kicks off with good news for Older Persons Grant recipients. Their payments will be disbursed starting 3rd January 2024. This early payout allows senior citizens to begin the year with financial security and address their immediate needs.

Following closely behind on 4th January 2024 are the Disability Grant recipients. This timely disbursement acknowledges the specific challenges faced by individuals with disabilities and empowers them to manage their day-to-day expenses.

Finally, on 5th January 2024, the Children’s Grant will be credited to eligible accounts. This vital grant supports families with the financial burden of raising children and ensures their basic needs are met.

SASSA Payment Dates for January 2024 FAQs

Q: When will I receive my SASSA grant in January 2024?

A: The payment dates for different grants vary. Here’s a quick breakdown:

  • Older Persons Grant: 3rd January 2024
  • Disability Grant: 4th January 2024
  • Children’s Grant: 5th January 2024
  • Social Relief of Distress (SRD): Between 25th and 31st January 2024 (specific date to be announced closer to the time)

Q: What if my SASSA card ends in a specific number? Does that affect my payment date?

A: No, the last digits of your SASSA card no longer affect the payment date for regular social grants (Older Persons, Disability, and Children’s Grants). This applies starting from January 2024.

Q: How can I check the exact date for my SRD payment?

A: SASSA usually announces the specific dates for SRD payments closer to the month. You can stay updated by checking the SASSA website (, their official social media pages, or calling the SASSA toll-free number (0860 106 483).

Q: What if I haven’t received my grant by the scheduled date?

A: If your grant hasn’t arrived by the expected date, don’t panic! There could be a few reasons for the delay. First, check your bank account or cash pay point to ensure it hasn’t already arrived. If not, you can:

  • Check the SASSA website or social media for any announcements about delays.
  • Contact the SASSA call center at 0860 106 483.
  • Visit your nearest SASSA office for assistance.

Q: Where can I find more information about SASSA and my grant?

A: The SASSA website ( is your best resource for all things SASSA. You can also find updates and information on their official social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter).