SASSA Old Age Grant

Do you qualify for a state pension?

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The Older Person’s Grant – also known as the state old-age pension – is intended to help people who have reached retirement age, have stopped working, and who are struggling financially. If you are over 60 but still enjoy a regular source of income – from investments, rentals or a private pension – or you own assets over a certain amount, you will not be able to claim a pension from the state. How much could I get? If you qualify, you will receive monthly payments at the current level. […]
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SASSA – new payment system

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Beneficiaries of the government Old Age Grant need to be aware that certain changes will be implemented from 1 April 2018, in compliance with the Court Order requiring the phasing out of the current service provider, CPS. Beneficiaries have been assured that the payment of grants will continue as normal during the transition period while SASSA and the South African Post Office develop and implement a new payment process. Important changes are listed below: Beneficiaries now have a choice as to how they wish to receive their social grants. This […]
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