SASSA Payment Dates for March 2024

SASSA Payment Dates for March 2024

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By Thembi Jansen

The March payment run is a crucial grant disbursement period for SASSA (South African Social Security Agency) beneficiaries who rely on social assistance from key programs like the Older Person’s Grant, Disability Grant, Child Support Grant and more each month.

Knowing exactly when your SASSA grant will be paid in March 2024 is key for budgeting and financial planning. This article provides a comprehensive March 2024 SASSA grant payment date calendar for major grant types.

Use this handy schedule to see precisely when your grant money will arrive in March:

SASSA Payment Dates for March 2024

Refer to the below accurate SASSA Payment Dates for March 2024.

Older Person’s Grant

  • Paid on: Monday, March 4, 2024

Disability Grant

  • Paid on: Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Child Support Grant

  • Paid on: Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Foster Child Grant

  • Paid on: Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Care Dependency Grant

  • Paid on: Wednesday, March 6, 2024

War Veteran’s Grant

  • Paid on: Wednesday, March 6, 2024

SASSA Payment Dates for March 2024 Chart

For your easier readability we have created SASSA Payment chart for March 2024.

Grant TypePayment Date
Older Person’s GrantMonday, March 4, 2024
Disability GrantTuesday, March 5, 2024
Child Support GrantWednesday, March 6, 2024
Foster Child GrantWednesday, March 6, 2024
Care Dependency GrantWednesday, March 6, 2024
War Veteran’s GrantWednesday, March 6, 2024

Weekend/Holiday Date Changes

If any March payment dates fall on non-business days like weekends or public holidays, funds will instead be paid the nearest Friday before.

So if the 6th falls on a holiday Monday, Child Support and related grants would arrive Friday, March 3rd alongside Disability Grants.

SASSA Prioritizes Elderly and Disabled Groups

By structuring payments with Older Person’s Grants first and Disability Grants second, SASSA ensures these vulnerable groups are prioritized to receive funds sooner each month.

Confirm Your Specific March Payment Date

While this general schedule holds true in most cases, recipients should verify their precise March 2024 grant payment date directly through:

  • The SASSA website
  • Calling the SASSA helpline
  • Checking with your nearest SASSA regional office

Avoid March Grant Payment Delays

To guarantee your grant arrives on time in March:

  • Keep all your personal, payment and banking details updated with SASSA
  • Notify SASSA immediately if you need to change any grant information
  • Follow up promptly if your March payment doesn’t hit your account as expected

With this detailed SASSA grant calendar, you can accurately budget and plan for March 2024. Just confirm your exact payment date and follow up with SASSA if you encounter any issues receiving your funds on time.

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