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SASSA Payment Dates – January 2024

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By Janet Ngoie

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced the payment dates for various social grants for the month of January 2024.


Recipients of SASSA grants including Older Person’s Grant, Disability Grant, Child Support Grant and Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant are advised to take note of the January 2024 payment dates.

Payment Dates for January 2024:

  • Older Person’s Grant: 3rd January 2024
  • Disability Grant: 4th January 2024
  • Child Support Grant: 5th January 2024
  • Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant: 6th January 2024

Please note that grant payments cannot be made on weekends or public holidays. If the set date falls on a weekend or public holiday, recipients will receive their grant payment on the preceding work day.

Beneficiaries are advised to check their SASSA status regularly to track updates on grant payments. Status can be checked online via USSD, WhatsApp, the SASSA website or mobile app, as well as at local SASSA offices.

Ensure your phone number and address details are updated so you continue receiving reminders and notifications from SASSA about your grant.

For any grant payment queries or assistance, beneficiaries can contact the SASSA call center toll-free at 0800 60 10 11 or visit their nearest SASSA regional office.

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