Sassa Card: Where and How to withdraw, renewal of card, and retrieving lost cards

Sassa Card: Where and How to withdraw the sassa card or without it, renewal of card, and retrieving lost cards SASSA cards remain valid beyond this Month: The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has assured social grant beneficiaries that cards will not stop working on anytime soon this 2021. This comes after social media misinformation and claims that SAPO [South African Post office] vouchers will expire on 31 March 2021.

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They have refuted the claims. “These claims are not true. The cards will have to be replaced, as indicated by the South African Reserve Bank report, but there is no set date by which this must be done,” sassa said in a statement. The agency said the information on card replacements will be made public in due course. sassa reiterated that clients have the right to choose their payment method, and “there is nothing that forces clients, who are currently being paid through the South Africa Post Office, to change to bank accounts”.

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“They will still be paid using the current card beyond April 2021.” All clients will receive grants as follows in February 2021: Older persons’ grants will be paid from 3 February 2021. This includes any grants linked to these accounts.
Disability grants will be paid from 4 February 2021. This includes any grants linked to these accounts. All other grants will be paid from 5 February 2021.

In a statement on Wednesday, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) spokesperson, Paseka Letsatsi, said by 18 August 2021, SASSA had received 8 931 375 applications from all nine provinces, of which 41% were from males and 59% from female applicants.

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Letsatsi said grant payments are channelled through direct deposits into approved beneficiaries’ bank accounts, mobile money transfers through cell phones, and through the South African Post Office (SAPO).

Read the articles below for more information of sassa grants