Check SASSA Disability Grant Status

To check your SASSA Disability Grant Status, you’ll need your ID and mobile number. The online status check helps you confirm your grant approval with payment dates. The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) provides financial support to South African residents unfit for employment due to physical or mental disabilities lasting at least six months through the Disability Grant every month.

Check SASSA Disability Grant Status

If you are a Temporary or Permanent Disability Grant beneficiary, you can follow the steps below to check your SASSA Disability Grant status online. This process will provide status updates for both new and existing applicants, providing real-time results for the SASSA application process and monthly grant availability.

  1. To check the status of SASSA Disability Grant, visit the
  2. Enter your South African ID and the registered cell phone number linked to your Disability Grant Application.
  3. Click on the Status Check button to send your request to the SRD database for processing.
  4. You will see your Disability Grant status with details for approved month payment dates, including your Application ID.

SASSA Disability Grant Payment Dates

After checking your grant status, the next step is to confirm your payday, which is possible through the latest SASSA payment dates schedule. This schedule provides payment dates for each month throughout the entire year of 2024, specifically dedicated to SASSA Disability Grant recipients. It helps you get prepare to receive approved monthly grant through selected payment methods, such as bank payments, Pick n Pay points, and cash sent to specific caregiver institutes.


SASSA Disability Payment Not Received

If you haven’t received your disability grant payment for this month, contact your bank service to check on delay issues and consult for not being paid for the following month or the previous month, whether it’s a system problem or another issue which caused SASSA payment not received.

You must check your status and contact the SASSA helpline to confirm whether your payment method is accurate and your bank details are connected with SASSA. If they are not, you should change SASSA bank details to easily collect your disability payments in your bank account every month.

There is a conflict when choosing between SASSA Care Dependency and Disability Care Grant. The Care Dependency Grant is meant for children under 18 who require permanent care due to a mental or physical disability. In comparison, the SASSA Disability Grant can be Temporary or Permanent to supports individuals who are 18 years or older and require assistance for more than 12 months due to severe health problem.

  • Notice: If you have applied for both the Disability and Care Dependency grants, SASSA system will automatically flag this as a violation of the rules.

SASSA Disability Grant Application Pending

If you find your SASSA Caregiver Grant Status as Pending, it indicates that your application lacks the required documents. You need to update SASSA application by providing all necessary proofs, such as your medical report for disability, details of income and assets, bank account details to receive payments and contact information to receive your approval SMS to collect your monthly payment.

The pending status for SASSA’s Disability Grant typically lasts for up to 14 days (two weeks) from the application date. If you receive a pending SASSA reapplication, please proceed accordingly to get your grant reinstated.

Disability Grant Status Declined

Most of the time, SASSA’s Disability grant status declined, because of technical errors that can be solved by contacting the helpline. If you have found out that SASSA declined your application, or your disability grant has been cancelled, you can submit your appeal to the Department of Social Development for each month your grant application was denied.

You can appeal your declined grant if you believe the SASSA decision was incorrect because you have been qualified for a Disability grant. This is how you can Appeal for SASSA Disability Grant Declined.

  1. Go to the SASSA appeal website
  2. Provide your ID number and the cellphone number registered with your application.
  3. You can also enter your 13-digit, bar-coded identity document (ID) for verification.
  4. Insert the PIN code you will receive on your cellphone number linked with your application.
  5. Select the month for which you want to appeal SASSA for the declined grant.
  6. Provide the reason for appealing to SASSA’s decline decision.
  7. Click the “Submit” button to send your appeal. and wait for the approval message.

After submitting your application, you need to wait for 90 days to receive Sassa SMS for the approval of your appeal. During this period, you can monitor SASSA appeal status online.

When your application for the disability grant is considered approved, you will receive a written notification from the Social Security office on the registered SASSA number that you used to submit your application.

  • Important Notice: If you don’t have an ID, you must provide an affidavit with your disability grant application and make sure your assets are worth less than R1 227 600 if you are single or R2 455 200 if you are married, in addition to that, your monthly income not exceed the R86 280 if you are single or R172 560 if married.

Processing Time for SASSA Disability Grant To Be Approved

It takes up to 90 days (3 months) to process and get an approved SMS for your SASSA Disability Care grant application. Your appeal and reapplication also go through the DSD for reconsideration, and it takes the same timeframe.

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  1. I am ziyanda fete-mona i was doing an appeal disability grant on 2022 i want to know my status

    Thank you