All systems go for new SASSA cards

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The long talked about new SASSA card has finally arrived and is ready to be launched. The card roll out is currently being piloted at selected offices, and will be officially launched in May and continued through June, July and August, when old cards will be swapped for new ones. How will the new SASSA card work? The new card is a debit card, and will work very much the same as the current SASSA card, except that it will not work at the existing cash pay points, because the CPS […]

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 […]