How Check Sassa Status
Are you a South African citizen that relies on the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) for your livelihood? It's always important to check your SASSA status to ensure everything is in order with the agency. In this article, we'll guide you on how to check your SASSA status to stay up to date with your payments and avoid any payment problems that may arise.
Checking SASSA Status Online
SASSA has an online platform that citizens can use to check their payment status for any grant they have applied for. To do this:
- Visit the official SASSA website - https://www.sassa.gov.za/.
- Click on the "Benefit Payment" option from the menu located at the top of the page.
- Select "Payment Enquiries" from the drop-down list of the Benefit Payment menu.
- Select the type of grant you have been approved for from the list provided.
- Enter your ID number and the Captcha code displayed on the screen.
- Click on the "Submit" button to check your SASSA status.
- You'll be able to view your payment status, payment history, and the next payment date if your grant has been approved.
Checking SASSA Status Via USSD Code
SASSA offers a USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) code for citizens to check their payment status. This method requires a mobile phone that can send and receive SMS messages. To do this:
- Dial the USSD code *120*3210# from your mobile phone.
- Select option 1 "Check Payment Status" from the list of options provided.
- Enter your ID number when prompted.
- View your payment status, payment history, and the next payment date if your grant has been approved.
It's important to check your SASSA status regularly to ensure that you're receiving your benefits. Additionally, if you notice any discrepancies in your status, you should contact SASSA immediately to rectify the issue. Contact SASSA via the following channels:
|Contact Method||Contact Information|
|Call Center||0800 60 10 11 or 013 754 9428 (if you're calling from a cell phone)|
|SMS||Send an SMS with your name and ID number to 31531|
Checking your SASSA status is a crucial part of ensuring that you're receiving your benefits regularly and on time. You can check your status online or via USSD code. It's also important to note that if you notice any discrepancies in your status, you should contact SASSA immediately.