REMINDER: Here are the March SASSA grant payment dates

REMINDER: Here are the March SASSA grant payment dates Image: File/Fotor

IMPORTANT info regarding your nearest SASSA branch

As the South African Social Security Agency gears up for March 2024 disbursements, here are contacts to help find your nearest SASSA branch.

REMINDER: Here are the March SASSA grant payment dates

REMINDER: Here are the March SASSA grant payment dates Image: File/Fotor

Unlike the Social Relief of Distress Grant, many others require you to visit the nearest SASSA branch to collect funds or even transact certain business. If you want to find the nearest SASSA branch to you, you’re not alone …

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Our WhatsApp line is often inundated with requests about beneficiaries looking for their nearest SASSA branch. Amongst others, it appears to be a common issue that grant recipients need resolved near to payment day.


nearest SASSA branch
There are hundreds of SASSA offices around the country. Image: Gallo Images/Alet Pretorius

Many grants administered by the South Africa Social Security Agency require you to visit your nearest SASSA branch when applying. Older persons and those with disabilities or children can find such a trip difficult, especially if they are based in rural areas or a care facility.

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The good news is, according to SASSA Grant Status Check, there are upwards of 389 SASSA offices countrywide, as well as satellite branches. Your nearest SASSA branch will be open 08h00 to 17h00, Monday to Friday.


February 2024 SASSA Disability Grants
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As always, the agency urges beneficiaries with questions to contact the following numbers before visiting your nearest SASSA branch:

  • SASSA toll-free number: 080 060 1011.
  • SASSA WhatsApp number +27 82 046 8553.

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If you need further in-person assistance, find the contact you require below:

SASSA OfficePhysical addressPhone numberEmail address
SASSA House (Head office)501 Prodinsa Building, Cnr Steve Biko and Pretorius Streets, Pretoria0800 60 10
SASSA Eastern CapeBKB Building, Cnr Fitzpatrick and Merino Road, Quigney, East London, 52005200 043 707
SASSA Gauteng28 Harrison Street, Johannesburg, 2000011 241
SASSA Mpumalanga 18 Ferreira Street, Nelspruit, 1200013 754
SASSA Limpopo43 Landros Mare Street, Polokwane, 0699015 291
SASSA North West1st Industrial Site, Mahikeng, 2735018 388
SASSA Free StateCnr St. Andrew Street & Aliwal Street, Bloemfontein051 410
SASSA North WestPerm Building, 33 Du Toitspan Road, Kimberley, 8300053 802
SASSA KwaZulu-Natal1 Bank Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201033 846
SASSA Western CapeGolden Acre, Adderley Street, Cape Town, 8000 021 469

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