SASSA provides financial relief to poor and vulnerable South Africans. For SASSA grant applications to be complete, applicants need to sign a to sign a declaration and consent form. We can help you gain access to them, just read further.
The South African Social Security Agency, or what we know as SASSA, administers grants to assist poor and vulnerable citizens.
Should you be applying to benefit from one of SASSA’s grants, you will need to sign a declaration and consent form. This is done so that SASSA has your permission to have your information validated and shared with other organisations and financial institutions such as SARS and banks.
Without consent, your application will not be processed.
SASSA’s social relief of distress grant or R350 grant uses a specific form.
As for the other grants, the declaration and consent can be found here.
During the application process, applicants are expected to agree or disagree to this document by confirming for instance through a yes or no option.
Successful applicants will have to provide their banking details for payment purposes or their bank of choice for a cash transfer.
SASSA encourages applicants to apply electronically for grants rather than come to the offices. This can be done through the SASSA online portal here.
Should you choose to come to the offices, a specific schedule is open:
- Old Persons Grant Mondays & Tuesdays
- Child Support Grant Wednesdays & Thursdays
- Disability Grant Fridays
Applications for the SRD grant are closed. However, appeals for those who were rejected when they applied are open until 28 February. This is done strictly online through the SRD grant website here.
SASSA was created in 2005 to distribute social grants on behalf of the Department of Social Development. This was done to improve the standards of living in the country and are given to people who are vulnerable to poverty and/or in need of support from the government, such as the elderly, people living with disabilities and those with young children