SASSA Grant Increase 2023

SASSA Grant Increase 2023 seems to no longer be new news. Grant beneficiaries should expect to receive increased grant payments in a couple of months.

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) distributes more than 18 million permanent grants every month. However, SASSA grants will increase from 1 April 2023.

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Will SASSA Grant Increase?

Well, here is what we know,

The current amount is R2010. The Grant-In-Aid will increase to R500 on 1 April 2023, (an increase of R20). It will then increase to R510 on 1 October 2023 (an increase of R10).
Also, The minister added that spending on social grants will increase from R233 billion in 2022/23 to R248.4 billion in 2025/26 due to increases in the number of beneficiaries and the value of the grants.

SASSA Grant Increase Breakdown

The Finance Minister, Enoch Godongwana announced these grant increases were announced in the Budget Speech in February.


Here’s A Breakdown Of The Upcoming 2023 Grant Increase 

Grant Type  Current amount received by beneficiaries Increase from 1 April 2023  Grant payment received by beneficiary from April 2023  Amount increase from 1 October 2023  Grant payment received by beneficiaries from 1 October 2023 
Old Age Grant (below 75 years old) R1,990 +R90 R2080 +R10 R2090
Old Age Grant (above 75 years old) R2,010 +R90 R2100 +10 R2110
War Veterans Grant R2,010 +R90 R2100 +10 R2110
Disability Grant R1,990 +R90 R2080 +R10 R2090
Foster Child Grant R1070 +R50 R1120 +R10 R1130
Care Dependency Grant R1,990 +R90 R2080 +R10 R2090
Child  Support Grant R480 +R20 R500 +R10 R510
Child Support Grant Top-Up R240 +R10 R250 0 R250
Grant in Aid R480 +R20 R500 +R10 R510

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