SASSA Grant Payment Dates For April 2022 Updated

SASSA Grant Payment Dates For April 2022. SASSA distributes grants to poor and vulnerable South Africans. Now that a new month is about to begin, it’s good to know the payment dates for the different grants. Here are the payment dates for April.


Now that March is coming to an end and Aprilis upon us, SASSA has announced the dates for beneficiaries to get paid for April 2022. SASSA issues grants to vulnerable South Africans all over.

See also – Check Your SASSA R350 Grant Status Online

Sassa has provided their Sassa grant payment schedule for April. These are the grant payment dates for April 2022:

  • Older Persons Grant – Monday 4 April
  • Disability Grant – Tuesday 5 April
  • Children’s Grants – Wednesday 6 April

As for the Special Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, it has a separate payment schedule to the usual Sassa grants. The dates listed are arranged according to the last three digits of a beneficiary’s ID number:

During his budget speech earlier this year Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana announced social grants will increase with effect from April.

The Disability Grant is due to increase by 5.3% from R1 890 to R1 980 (in April) and then R1 990 (in October)

The War Veterans Grant will increase by  5.2% from R1 910 to R2 000 (in April) and then R2 010 (in October)

The Old Age Grant will increase by 5.3% from R1 890 to R1 980 (in April) and then R1 990 (in October). For people older than 75 years the grant will increase by 5.2% from R1 910 to R2 000 (in April) and then R2 010 (in October).

To see how you can apply for the SRD grant, click here.

Payments are still currently in progress. So, those who haven’t been paid yet need not worry as they will receive their payment and still get their coming month’s payments again if they still qualify.

SASSA has not provided a date for when payments will stop. Due to this, should you be approved you will then receive payments from that month?

R350 grant appeals will also come to an end at the end of April. This is a mechanism for those who were rejected from receiving the grant and feel this was unfair.

To get help with sending a R350 grant appeal, click here.

If you’ve already submitted an appeal and you want to check how far it is, click here.


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