Social grants are usually paid from the first of every month whether or not the day falls over a weekend or public holiday. SASSA will pay beneficiaries who use banks, ATM’s and merchant outlets from the 01 January despite the day falling on a public holiday.
As usual, this applies to any other public holiday falling on a the first day of the month. The days are:
SASSA PAYMENT DATES
Methods Of Payment (Where can I withdraw SASSA money?)
Once your grant is approved, you will be issued with a SASSA payment card. This card is used to access your grant money. If you wish to use alternative methods of payment such as
• All Banks including Postbank, or
• Institutions, you must contact your nearest SASSA offce
The department is working on measures to reach people who do not have banking details
Please note that the SASSA card is the only offcial social grant payment card
Note: If you are unable to collect the grant yourself you may nominate a procurator to collect it on your behalf.