SASSA Applications 2020

SASSA Applications – Apply Fast Today

SASSA Applications 2020

The government of South Africa through the Department of Social Services has input in place social support scheme managed by the South Africa Social Security Agency (SASSA) has been giving grants to people of various categories of people who are less privileged or disadvantaged. This year, 2020 the sassa applications is opened and always opened.

The grant is offered to eight main categories of people listed below:

  1. Care Dependency Grant
  2. Child Support Grant
  3. Disability Grant
  4. Foster Child Grant
  5. Grant-In-Aid
  6. Older Persons Grant
  7. Social Relief of Distress
  8. War Veterans Grant

How to Apply / Mode of SASSA Application

Before applying for any of the grant, you must be a qualified and submit supported documents to make your sassa application to be considered. Click here for the detailed documents

In any of the categories, you must visit a nearest SASSA office. Click on the link below for a detailed SASSA offices and contact details.

The applications forms are not available online, it is available free at all SASSA offices across the country. Fill the forms in the presence of SASSA officials or let them guide you to complete the forms. If there is something you don’t understand, please ask for further details or explanation.

Remember the forms are online available at offices of SASSA and cannot be downloaded online. Don’t let anyone deceives you it is downloadable online.

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SASSA Qualification and Eligibility

  1. Older Person’s Grant

    • The applicant must be a South African citizen or permanent resident
    • The applicant must live in South Africa
    • The applicant must not receive any other social grant for yourself
    • The applicant must not be cared for in a state institution
    • The applicant must not earn more than R78 120 if you are single or R 156 240 if married.
    • The applicant must not have assets worth more than R1 115 400 if you are single or R2 230 800 if you are married.
  2. Child Support Grant SASSA Applications forms

    • The applicant must be the child’s primary caregiver (e.g. parent, grandparent or a child over 16 heading a family). Note: If you are not the child’s parent, you must provide proof that you are the child’s primary caregiver through an affidavit from a police official, a social worker’s report, an affidavit from the biological parent or a letter from the principal of the school attended by the child.
    • The applicant must be a South African citizen or permanent resident.
    • The applicant must not earn more than R48 000 per year if you are single. If you are married, your combined income should not be above R96 000 per year.
    • The child must be under the age of 18 years
    • The child must not be cared for in a state institution
    • The child must live with the primary caregiver who is not paid to look after the child.
  3. Social Relief of Distress

The grant is for those who are in a distress due to circumstances byond their control like disaster. The following factors can qualify you:

    • you need help while you wait for your children’s grants to be processed
    • a crisis or disaster has occurred (e.g. your house has burnt down)
    • you do not qualify for a grant, and you are in a desperate situation
    • you are unable to work for a period of less than six month because you are medically unfit
    • you are unable to get maintenance from the other parent of your child or children
    • the breadwinner in the family has died
    • the breadwinner has been sent to prison for a short time (less than six months)
    • you have been affected by a disaster, but the area or community in which you live has not been declared a disaster area.

4. Care Dependency Grant

This grant is for child who have serious disability that requires full time support and care.

  • The applicant must be a parent, primary caregiver or a foster parent appointed by the court
  • The applicant must be a South African citizen or permanent resident
  • The applicant must not earn more than R202 800 a year  if you are single. Your combined income should not be above R405 600 a year if you are married.
  • The child must be younger than 18 years
  • The child must not be cared for permanently in a state institution
  • The child must have a severe disability and need full-time and special care.
  • Both parent and child must live in South Africa.

5. Grant In Aid

This one is for those who are already beneficiary of social grant but still cannot take care of himself or herself.

  • The applicant must already get a disability grant, war veteran’s grant or grant for older persons
  • The applicant must not be able to look after yourself owing to your physical or mental disability, and therefore need full-time care from someone else
  • The applicant must not be cared for in an institution that receives a subsidy from the government for your care or housing.

6. War Veteran Grant

This grant is paid to ex military officers who took part in the second world war (1939-1945) or the Korean War (1950 – 1953) who are not able to support themselves.

  • The applicant must be a South African citizen or permanent resident
  • The applicant must live in South Africa
  • The applicant must be 60 years of age or older or be disabled
  • The applicant must have fought in the Second World War or the Korean War
  • The applicant must not receive any other social grant for yourself
  • The applicant must not be cared for in a state institution
  • The applicant must not earn more than R 78 120 if you are single or R156 240 if married
  • The applicant must not have assets worth more than R 1 115 400 if you are single or R 2 230 800 if you are married.

7. Foster Child Grant

This helps people who been granted the order for care of foster child. It can be as a result of the following conditions which a court grants the care taker : (1) orphaned  (2) abandoned   (c)at risk    (d)abused   (e) neglected.

  • The applicant must be a South African citizen, permanent resident or refugee
  • The applicant and the child must live in South Africa
  • The foster child must be legally placed in your care and the child must remain in your care
  • The child must be younger than 18.

8. Disability Grant SASSA Applications Forms

This is paid to persons who are disabled for which has declared that the applicant cannot work.

  • The applicant must be a South African citizen or permanent resident or refugee and living in South Africa at the time of application
  • The applicant must be between 18 and 59 years old
  • The applicant must not be cared for in a state institution
  • The applicant must have a 13-digit, bar-coded identity document (ID)
  • The applicant must not earn more than R78 120 if you are single or R156 240 if married.
  • The applicant must not have assets worth more than R1 115 400 if you are single or R2 230 800 if you are married
  • The applicant must undergo a medical examination where a doctor appointed by the state will assess the degree of your disability
  • The applicant must bring along any previous medical records and reports when you make the application and when the assessment is done.

You can click on any of the Grants for further information example how much a successful applicant will earn each month or period

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3 thoughts on “SASSA Applications – Apply Fast Today

  1. 6511140659087
    I was approved n the 6 July was mi pay day when going to post office was told to wait for n sms it’s been 3 weeks now no sms

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