SASSA Easter Payments 2024

According to the latest update by the South African Government, the Easter SASSA Payments 2024 will be given to the beneficiaries on time. And the good news is this time Easter Sassa Payments are increased. Below we have shared the dates for receiving Easter Sassa Payments 2024. If you are also waiting for your payment or want to receive the payment on behalf of someone else, then keep Checking the Payments daily.

Easter Sassa Payments 2024 Dates

As per the latest news Easter Sassa Payments will be distributed as follows:

The Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant is increasing by R20 to R370 starting April, after four years. However, March payments remain at R350 until March 29, 2024, due to the Easter Weekend.

Many criticize the modest increase and argue it should match inflation, suggesting it should be R480. Economists are uncertain about the source of the additional R2.2 billion needed for the increase.

Payment DateGrant TypeAmount
Wednesday 3 April 2024Older PersonsR2,180 (over 60)
R2,200 (over 75)
Thursday 4 April 2024DisabilityR2,180
Friday 5 April 2024Children’s GrantsR2,180 (Child Dependency)
R1,180 (Foster Care)
R530 (Child Support)

Sassa Social Welfare Payments Easter 2024

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is a government entity responsible for administering social welfare programs in South Africa. Its primary mission is to provide social assistance to vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and families nationwide. SASSA’s work involves the distribution of various grants and benefits to eligible recipients, including older persons, persons with disabilities, children, and caregivers.

SASSA operates several types of grants, such as the Older Persons Grant, Disability Grant, Child Support Grant, Foster Care Grant, and others. These grants aim to alleviate poverty, provide essential support, and improve the quality of life for those in need.

In addition to grant distribution, SASSA plays a crucial role in determining eligibility criteria, processing applications, and ensuring that benefits reach the intended beneficiaries. The agency also works to prevent fraud and abuse within the social welfare system.

Through its comprehensive programs and services, SASSA contributes to the overall social development and well-being of South Africa’s population, particularly the most vulnerable segments of society.

FAQs About Sassa Easter Payments 2024 South Africa

How can I collect my SASSA grant payments?

Beneficiaries can receive their SASSA grant payments through two methods: Bank Account or Cash Payment. Payments are directly deposited into a bank account, taking 4 to 5 days to appear. Alternatively, beneficiaries can collect payments in cash from SASSA cash points at post office branches or retail outlets.

What should beneficiaries do if they experience delays in receiving their SASSA payments?

If beneficiaries were unable to receive their January 2024 payments due to a defect in the SASSA Verification System, they will be able to receive not only the grant for the current month but also the delayed payment from January to March. Any additional grants tied to the disability grant will also be processed and transferred accordingly

What about the Child Dependency Grant during the Easter period?

The Child Dependency Grant will also see an increase during the Easter payments, reaching R2,180. However, Foster Care Grants will remain at R1,180, and Child Support Grants at R530.

How can I check the status of my SASSA Easter payment?

You can check the status of your SASSA Easter payment by visiting the SASSA website or by contacting your nearest SASSA office. Additionally, you can it at the for free.

Are there any special arrangements for Good Friday, which falls during the Easter payment period?

Yes, Good Friday falls within the Easter payments period, and as such, arrangements have been made to ensure that beneficiaries receive their payments before the holiday. Payments scheduled for Good Friday will be made available earlier to avoid any delays due to the holiday.


In 2024 Sassa Easter Payments will begin on Wednesday, April 3rd for Older Persons Grants, followed by Disability Grants on April 4th, and Children’s Grants on April 5th. Certain grants, such as Older Persons and Child Dependency Grants, will see increases. Good Friday falling within this period prompts special arrangements to ensure timely payments. Recipients are advised to check their payment status through SASSA’s website or local offices.