SASSA grants: Here are the January 2023 payment dates – The South African

Latest

SASSA has released the January 2023 payment dates for social grants. Here’s when you can collect your grant..
Good news! The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has released the payment dates for January 2023.
As previously reported, earlier this year SASSA said it heard beneficiaries’ complaints about the previous payment schedule and decided to make a change.
SASSA said if the second day of the month falls on a weekend or public holiday, the payment will take place on the following work day. Older person and the associated grants are paid first followed by disability grants and child grants.
ALSO READ: Social grant beneficiaries can now withdraw their money following system glitch
Older persons – Tuesday, 3 January
Disability grants – Wednesday, 4 January
Children’s grants – Thursday, 5 January
Meanwhile, Postbank has advised all SASSA grant beneficiaries that ATM withdrawals using the gold cards have been suspended for December only. 
This comes as a number of beneficiaries (old age, disabled and children) could not access their grants on the specified payment dates for both November and December. 
In a statement, Postbank said it has been experiencing a number of technical glitches that disrupted the smooth withdrawal of social grants. It added that an investigation has uncovered a series of network attacks by criminal elements determined to commit systematic ATM card fraud related crimes on Postbank payments using sophisticated modus operandi. 
“As a mitigating exercise, and in consultation with our partners following the resurgence of these criminal activities at the inception of the December payments, it has become necessary that Postbank suspends SASSA grants withdrawal at ATMs for those clients using the Postbank issued SASS gold cards,” the state owned bank said.
Do you have a news tip-off? WhatsApp us on 060 011 0211
TheSouthAfrican.com is all about South Africa and the stories that affect South Africans, wherever they are in the world.
We’re independent.
No agenda.
No Bias.
About us
Terms, Conditions, Privacy & GDPR
Contact Us
Our offices are for administrative purposes only, no visitors will be accepted without an appointment.
South Africa – Blue Sky Publications (Pty) Ltd T/A TheSouthAfrican Number: 2005/028472/07. Address: Regus Business Centre 1st Floor, Block B, North Park, Black River Park, 2 Fir Street, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa Postal: Blue Sky Publications (Pty) Ltd T/A TheSouthAfrican, PO Box 44354, Claremont, 7735, South Africa
United Kingdom – Blue Sky Publications Ltd – Company Registration Number: 04683692. Address: Riverbank House, 1 Putney Bridge Approach, London, SW6 4TJ
Copyright Blue Sky Publications Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

source

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *