SASSA Social Grants: Here are the LATEST payment dates for February

SASSA has announced the dates for the collection of social security grants for the month of February.

Here are the latest dates for the payment of government social security grants as published on SASSA’s

*The Older Persons Grant – Thursday 3 February 2022

* The Disability Grant – Friday 4 February 2022

* The Child Support Grant – Monday 7 February 2022

Here is the official full payment schedule for the rest of the 2021/22 financial year:

(SASSA) has warned people who have married or changed their surname since applying for the R350 social relief distress grant to inform the agency.

SASSA explained that it validates the client’s information with the department of home affairs monthly. If details do not match, the applications for the period may be declined.


If you are an approved beneficiary of the SASSA SRD R350 Grant and you wish to change your banking details, CLICK here to submit yourID Number.

  • An SMS containing a secure link, unique to you, will be sent to the mobile phone number with which you registered during application.
  • Click on the link in the SMS and follow the instructions carefully.
  • Should you select payment into a bank account, please ensure that you are the owner of the account. SASSA cannot pay your grant into another person’s bank account.
  • Should you select the money transfer option via one of the major banks, please ensure that the mobile phone number on which you received the SMS is registered in your name.
  • SASSA cannot pay your grant into a mobile phone number that is registered to another person.
  • Please also note that the new banking details will only be used for future payments, after verification.

Meanwhile, SASSA has also apologised for a delay in responding to requests for reconsideration from those whose applications were declined.

“Clients who applied for reconsideration are advised of the delay in addressing the reconsideration requests. Sassa is currently working to resolve this. Sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused,” it said.

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