SASSA: Finding your grant date. Source: SASSA

SASSA: Finding your grant date. Source: SASSA

SASSA: Where to find your Grant Status Check

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) issue grants. But where do you find the right social grant status check?

SASSA: Finding your grant date. Source: SASSA

SASSA: Finding your grant date. Source: SASSA

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) issues South Africa’s social grants. This includes the Social Relief of Distress Grant, the Child and Foster Grant, and the Elderly (Pensioners) Grant.

Where should you check your grant status?

The South African posts updated grant payment dates.

Websites also claim to offer a ‘status check’, but many of these are scammers or fake sites. Don’t enter your personal information anywhere.

Here’s where to check your social grant payment status.

SASSA: ‘Grant status check’ scams

Scams are everywhere, especially on social media and the internet.

Be careful if you’re checking your social grant payment status!

You should only use trusted websites.

Only official links are from government. SASSA have warned people against clicking on social media links – or domains claiming government authority.

A fake website could steal your information.

Make sure you have the right domain first.

SASSA: Checking your real grant status

Your real grant status (SRD Grant) can be checked at this link.

Other grant payment dates are posted on The South African. Grant recipients can also check the online payment schedule here.

Make sure you check your real grant payment status.

It’s how to know which day your social grant is paid in.

SASSA will never ask for your personal information.

SASSA: Is this a real website?

Government websites always end with:

Other domains, like, aren’t government websites – ever.

Always look at the browser link before entering any information online. It’s how scammers steal information!

More about social grants

Social grants provide social assistance to millions of South Africans.

Anyone who needs it, can apply for South African welfare assistance. A formal assessment and means test is necessary.

Means Tests assess your income, and tells you whether you will qualify.

It’s your right to apply for a social grant.

Contact the department to apply for your social grant.

Contact for questions

Is there anything more you’d like to know?

Contact the social grant agency at this number: +27 80 060 1011. Your questions can also be sent via e-mail to:

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