The payment date for the Sassa old age grant is Thursday 2 June 2022. The expected payment dates for Child Support grants are: The Old Age Grant is R1,980, and for people older than 75 years the grant is R2,000.

SASSA uses the electronic distribution system to pay its grants. You can apply for the Sassa Old Age Grant online, or by visiting your nearest SASSA office.

If you’re unable to collect the money yourself, you can appoint a SASSA official, or give someone power of attorney to collect the grant on your behalf.

Qualifications for Sassa Old Age grant

  • You must be a South African citizen or permanent resident.
  • You must live in South Africa.
  • You may not receive any other social grant for yourself.
  • You may not be cared for in a state institution.
  • You may not earn more than R78 120 if you are single or R 156 240 if married.
  • You may not have assets worth more than R1 115 400 if you are single or R2 230 800 if you are married.


  1. Your official identity document (ID).
    • If you don’t have an ID:
      • You must complete an affidavit on a standard SASSA form in the presence of a Commissioner of Oaths who’s not a SASSA official.
      • You must bring a sworn statement signed by a reputable person (like a councillor, traditional leader, social worker, minister of religion or school principal), who can verify your name and age.
      • The SASSA official will take your fingerprints. You’ll be referred to the Department of Home Affairs to apply for the ID even as your application is processed. If you don’t get an ID, your grant will be suspended.
  1. Proof of your marital status (if applicable).
  2. Proof of your address.
  3. Proof of your income and/or dividends.
  4. Proof of your assets, including the value of the property you own.
  5. Proof of your private pension (if any).
  6. Your 3-month bank statement.
  7. If you were employed, an Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) (‘blue book’) or discharge certificate from your previous employer.
  8. If your spouse died within the last 5 years, a copy of your spouse’s death certificate, their will, and the first and final liquidation and distribution accounts where applicable.

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