The South African Social Security Agency beneficiaries are advised not to go to banks and retailers tomorrow – Wednesday 01 July 2020 to collect their grants. Payments will only start on the 03rd of July 2020 and will be staggered according to grant types. The agency said it had adjusted its payment cycle due to Covid-19. “Old Age and Disability Grant will receive their grants on the 03rd of July 2020. This will include child support grants linked to these beneficiaries. All other grants such as Child Support, Foster and Care Dependency grants will be paid from the 06th of July 2020,” read a statement.

Payments at cash pay points will resume on the 07th to 13th of July 2020.

Beneficiaries are also made aware that these payments will include the grant
increments that was announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa in order to relieve the distress as a result of covid-19.