News just in! With the alternative payment methods SASSA recipients now have the freedom to use their cards at all points of sales.
Social grant recipients were urged on Friday to use alternative payment methods to receive grants.
NEWS JUST IN – HERE ARE THE ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT METHODS
Those getting SASSA grants will now be able to access their grants and give them the freedom to use their SASSA cards at all points of sales, such as ATMs and merchant stores.
These merchant stores include Pick n Pay, Shoprite, Boxer or U-Save.
“In addition, beneficiaries who receive their social grants at SASSA mobile pay points are also advised that they can access their grants through the above-mentioned payment infrastructures on the allocated days for the specific grants, or anytime thereafter, and do not have to wait for the cash payment dates.”
FIND THE JULY PAYMENT DATES BELOW:
July payments will commence on the following dates:
- 4 July 2022 – Older Persons Grant
- 5 July – Disability Grants
- From 6 July – all other grants
DID YOU FORGET YOUR SASSA PIN CODE?
Clients who do not have PIN codes or who have forgotten their PINs are encouraged to ensure that they reset their PIN codes at their nearest Post Office outlet.
Those who have PIN codes and still remember them need not renew their PIN.
BE CAUTIOUS WHEN USING PIN’S
Furthermore, beneficiaries are advised to be vigilant and cautious when using their PINs at all times, and not to share this with anybody, even close family members.
COVID-19 SRD GRANT RECIPIENTS CAN LODGE APPEALS
Recipients of the COVID-19 SRD Grant can now lodge an appeal on the DSD Independent Tribunal website.
UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION FOR THE COVID-19 SRD GRANT
“Clients can update personal information which was initially incorrectly provided on the SRD website and/or alter their responses to the screening questions asked in their application. This can be done as from Friday, 1 July on the SRD website.
“Clients who wish to update their screening questions for the assessment of the April and May 2022 Periods, should update their details by no later than 7 July 2022.“