SASSA Payment Dates for February 2024: Don’t Miss Out!

sassa payment dates for february 2024

SASSA, the South African Social Security Agency, helps many people in South Africa with vital income relief. If you’re expecting a payment, it’s important to know the details of the payment dates for February 2024. In this guide, we’ll cover who qualifies for February payments,  specific dates, and how to check the status of your payment application.

Who Can Get SASSA Payments?

To be qualified to get your SASSA payments, you must meet these criteria:

  • South African Citizenship: To get SASSA payments, you must be a citizen of South Africa.
  • No Other Social Grants: You shouldn’t receive any other SASSA Social Grant alongside your normal grant payments.
  • Income Limit: Make sure your yearly income doesn’t go over Rs. 86,280.
  • Age Requirements: For Older People Benefits, you need to be 60 or older. Childcare Grants require the child to be under 18.

Also read: SASSA Status Check

SASSA Payment Dates for February 2024

In February 2024, SASSA has assigned specific dates for various payment categories to ensure a systematic and timely disbursement of funds. Let’s dig through each category’s payment date in detail:

  • Older People Benefits (February 2nd – Friday):

On this Friday, individuals aged 60 years and older, unable to work for a living, will receive their Older People Benefits.

  • Disability Grants (February 5th – Monday):

This Monday marks the disbursement for individuals with physical or mental disabilities lasting more than six months.

  • Childcare Grants (February 6th – Tuesday):

On this Tuesday, caregivers and primary caretakers raising children will receive their Childcare Grants.

  • Social Relief Distress (SRD) Grants (February 23rd to February 29th – Friday  to Thurday):

The Social Relief Distress (SRD) Grants will be disbursed throughout the week, starting on Friday, February 23rd, and continuing until Thursday, February 29th, 2024. Eligible individuals aged 18 to 60, refugees, asylum seekers, and special permit holders will receive a payment of R 350 during this period.

Also read: SRD Grant Extended Until March 2025

Types of SASSA Payments And Amounts in 2024

Take a look at the payment amounts for each SASSA grant:

  • Older Person’s Grants

If you’re 60 to 75, you get R 2080 every month. Those aged 75 and above receive R 2100 monthly.

  • Disability Grants

Available for people with disabilities lasting more than 6 months. Permanent disabilities receive R 2080 monthly.

  • Childcare Support Grants

Primary carers (parents, grandparents, or children over 16 as heads of the house) get R 500 monthly.

  • Social Relief Distress (SRD) Grants

Citizens aged 18 to 60, refugees, asylum seekers, and special permit holders receive R 350 from February 23rd to February 29th, 2024.

Also read: Why Is My SASSA Status Pending

Checking Your SASSA Payment Status in 2024

Follow these steps to check your SASSA payment status:

  • Go to on the official SASSA website.
  • Enter your South African ID and the phone number used for the application.
  • Click “Submit” to see if your application is approved, refused, or pending.


Knowing the details about your SASSA February payment dates, who qualifies, and how to check your status is important for recipients. Follow these simple steps to navigate SASSA payments in February 2024 and ensure you receive the financial assistance you need on time.

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