SASSA Grants Payment Dates Schedule for 2022/23

This is a complete list of SASSA payment dates for the year 2022 until March 2023.

The schedule is for the normal funds distributed to the beneficiary of the grant for all children, disabled persons, and older citizens of South Africa.

These don't affect the schedule for the R350 SRD payments.

SASSA has announced that grants will be paid on the second day of every month. Should these days fall over the weekend, the grants will then be paid the following Monday.

Payment Month Older Persons Disability Grants Children's Grants
April 2022 04/04/2022 05/04/2022 06/04/2022
May 2022 03/05/2022 04/05/2022 05/05/2022
June 2022 02/06/2022 03/06/2022 06/06/2022
July 2022 04/07/2022 05/07/2022 06/07/2022
August 2022 02/08/2022 03/08/2022 04/08/2022
September 2022 02/09/2022 05/09/2022 06/09/2022
October 2022 03/10/2022 04/10/2022 05/10/2022
November 2022 02/11/2022 03/11/2022 04/11/2022
December 2022 01/12/2022 02/12/2022 05/12/2022
January 2023 03/01/2023 04/01/2023 05/01/2023
February 2023 02/02/2023 03/02/2023 06/02/2023
March 2023 02/03/2023 03/03/2023 06/03/2023

How Much is the SASSA Grant?

Each of the above-mentioned groups of SASSA beneficiaries receives a different amount of grants each month.

Here's how much they get:

Beneficiary Grant/Amount
Children Grants R480
Older Persons < 75yrs R1,980
Older Persons > 75yrs R2,000
Disability Grants R1,980

Who Qualifies for the Grant?

The first criteria are the above-mentioned group of people that qualifies for the grant: children, disabled, and older citizens.

You must:

  • Be a parent, primary caregiver or a foster parent appointed by the court
  • Be a South African citizen or permanent resident
  • Not earn more than R223 200 a year if you are single. Your combined income should not be above R446 400  a year if you are married.

And the child must:

  • Be younger than 18 years
  • Not be cared for permanently in a state institution
  • Have a severe disability and need full-time and special care.

When Will Your Grant Lapse?

There are a couple of factors that will determine the closure of the child grant, including the following:

  • Unclaimed grants for three consecutive months
  • Child passes away
  • Child is admitted to a state institution
  • Child is absent from the country
  • Child turns 19.