Check SASSA Disability Grant Status Online

Check SASSA Disability Grant Status Online in 2024

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By Anele Zulu

The SASSA disability grant is a crucial source of income for millions of South Africans with disabilities that prevent them from working. As of October 2023, the monthly SASSA disability grant amount is R2,090. With the cost of living increasing, many disability grant beneficiaries depend on this money for healthcare, food, transportation and more.

Fortunately, SASSA makes it simple to check the status of your disability grant application and payments online in 2024 and beyond through their website, app, and more. This allows grant applicants and existing beneficiaries to conveniently track updates on their application, find out if funds have been paid out, and manage their disability grant payments digitally.

Check SASSA Disability Grant Status Online in 2024

Keep reading for step-by-step instructions on how to check your SASSA disability grant status online in 2024 via the SASSA website, Moya app, SMS, WhatsApp and more useful details.

Who Qualifies for the SASSA Disability Grant in 2024?

To qualify for the SASSA disability grant in 2024 and going forward, you must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Be a South African citizen, permanent resident or recognized refugee between ages 18-59
  • Earn less than R86,280 per year if single or R172,560 combined with spouse
  • Own assets worth less than R1,227,600 if single or R2,455,200 combined with spouse
  • Not receiving another social grant
  • Not be cared for in a state institution
  • Unemployed due to physical or mental disability that prevents you from working for over 6 months (temporary grant) or over 12 months (permanent grant)

A doctor’s assessment determines if your disability qualifies you for a temporary or permanent SASSA disability grant in line with the above criteria. You can check the updated means test thresholds here each year.

How To Check SASSA Disability Grant Status Online?

Fortunately, SASSA makes it easy to check your grant status online in 2024 and going forward via their website, Moya app, SMS, WhatsApp and more.

Here are step-by-step instructions for checking disability grant status online with each method:

1. Check Via SASSA Website

To check disability grant status on the SASSA website:

  • Go to the SASSA SRD Login page
  • Enter your 13-digit SA ID number
  • Enter your cell phone number associated with your grant
  • Enter the one-time-pin (OTP) sent to your phone
  • Select ‘My Grants’ to view your grant status and details

This allows you to check things like:

  • Disability grant application status – pending, approved, rejected
  • Latest payment dates and amounts
  • Payment history over past months
  • Grant type – permanent vs temporary

So if you need to check your disability grant status online via SASSA in 2024, just visit our homepage at SASSA SRD Status Check 2024.

2. Use The Moya App

The free Moya app developed by SASSA also allows you to check your SASSA disability grant status from your phone without any data costs.

To use Moya app to view disability grant status:

  • Download Moya app on your Android or iPhone
  • Register with your ID number, surname, phone number
  • Enter the OTP sent to your phone
  • Select ‘Status’ – here you can see disability grant status details

This makes it easy to monitor your disability grant application status, payments released and more online via Moya app in 2024 and beyond without needing any mobile data!

3. Check Via SMS

You can also check the status of your SASSA disability grant via SMS in 2024 and future years.

To check disability grant status via SMS:

  • Enter your ID number
  • Send it via SMS to 082 046 8553
  • You will the receive an SMS with your grant status and details

So if you want to check disability grant status from your phone for free via SMS, just send your ID to the above SASSA number!

4. Use WhatsApp

In addition to their site and app, SASSA offers WhatsApp-based services to check your grant status.

Follow below simple steps to check your grant status via WhatsApp in 2024 or any year:

  • Save the number 082 046 8553 in your contacts as ‘SASSA Status’
  • Send ‘status’ via WhatsApp to the saved number
  • SASSA Status will reply confirming if your grant application was received
  • Reply with your 13-digit South African ID number
  • You will then receive your disability grant status and details via WhatsApp message

So if you prefer WhatsApp, it’s easy to check your disability grant status online this way in 2024!

5. Call The SASSA Call Centre

You can also check the status of your SASSA disability grant application or existing grant over the phone by calling their toll-free number.

To check disability grant status by phone in 2024:

  • Call 0800 60 10 11
  • Select your language option
  • Choose relevant menu options to check status
  • Have your ID ready to provide for verification
  • Their agents will be able to provide status updates from their system

So don’t hesitate to call SASSA for any disability grant status questions in 2024 – their call center is available to help!

Track Monthly Payments and Available Balance

In addition to checking your disability grant status, you can also view payment details and balances online to manage the funds month-to-month via the website, app and SMS.

Check Recent Payments

To check your most recent disability grant payments released by SASSA:

  • Log in to the SRD website with your ID and OTP
  • Go to ‘My Grants’ and select your active disability grant
  • Here you will see date and amounts of your three most recent payments

So log in anytime to check your latest disability grant payment history online!

View Account Balance

You can also check the available balance of your SASSA disability grant account to plan spending and cash withdrawals.

To check your current disability grant balance, use any of these options in 2024 or future years:

  • Dial *120*69277# on your mobile phone to view balance
  • Enter your card at any ATM (may incur fee)
  • WhatsApp ‘Balance’ to 082 046 8553 or call the call centre

Checking your balance periodically is key to responsibly managing your monthly disability grant payments.

Disability Grant Status Meanings

When you check your disability grant status online in 2024 via the various channels, here is what the different possible statuses mean:

  • Pending – Your application is still being processed
  • Approved – Your grant application has been approved
  • Rejected – Your grant application was denied
  • Cancelled – Your grant has been cancelled

If your disability grant shows as Approved , then your application was successful and funds will be paid out each month. A status of Pending means your application is still being reviewed.

Rejected, Lapsed or Cancelled statuses mean your grant is discontinued, but you can appeal or reapply if eligible.

What To Do If Your Disability Grant Is Rejected?

If you check your status and find your SASSA disability grant was rejected, do not panic. There may still be steps you can take:

  • Carefully read the rejection letter to understand why you were denied
  • Gather any new evidence needed to further support your application
  • Submit SASSA Appeal Application within 90 days of rejection
  • Provide additional medical records or financial statements
  • Explain clearly why you qualify for the grant funding

Submitting an appeal or reapplying with more documentation could help get your SASSA disability grant approved if it was initially rejected. Tracking your status online allows you to stay updated on appeals.

When Do 2024 Disability Grant Payments Start?

If your disability grant status shows as valid in 2024, meaning approved, the next key question is when will your first payment be. Here is what you can expect:

  • Payments will only begin once your grant application is fully approved by SASSA
  • Backdated amounts from your application date should be paid
  • Going forward, you can check SASSA Grant Payment Dates 2024 payments are made according to SASSA’s monthly payment cycle
  • Generally you can expect your first 2024 payment within 1-3 months of approval

Be sure to log in and check your status periodically so you do not miss your 2024 payment start date. Live tracking status updates is crucial as payment cycles differ monthly.

Manage SASSA Grants Via Multiple Online Channels

As shown above, there are now multiple online channels to access your SASSA disability grant information instead of needing to visit offices in person.

In 2024 and beyond, manage your disability grant completely digitally via:

  • SRD Website – Check status and payment history
  • Moya App – See status from your phone without data costs
  • SMS & WhatsApp – 082 046 8553 – Status updates via text at no cost
  • Call Centre – 0800 60 10 11 – Speak to agents for grant assistance

Combining these self-service online grant channels with the ability to call or visit offices scales access for all disability grant beneficiaries countrywide. Be sure to bookmark and save these platforms on your phone to convenient manage grant funding digitally in 2024 and beyond.

Communicate Address or Contact Details Changes

If your cell phone number, home address, email, bank details or any other contact information changes, it is essential to tell SASSA. Failing to update your details can risk the suspension of your disability grant when they try contacting you regarding reviews, renewals, appointments or payments.

You have multiple options to change your contact details with SASSA:

  • Call the call centre at 0800 60 10 11
  • Visit your nearest SASSA office
  • Email [email protected]
  • Send a WhatsApp message to 082 046 8553

Be sure to provide reference details like you ID number, name and grant type when informing them of contact detail changes. You should receive a reference number for any changes submitted. Follow up if your updated details do not reflect on your profile within a month.

Keeping your contact details current is crucial to avoid interruptions receiving your monthly disability grant payments or important status updates from SASSA electronically or by mail.


I hope this guide has made clear just how easy it now is to fully manage your SASSA disability grant digitally in 2024 and coming years. You can conveniently:

  • Check your status via multiple platforms
  • Track payments released each month
  • View available balances to budget spending
  • Submit address/contact detail changes online
  • Call, email or WhatsApp offices for any questions

Using their online platforms allows you to monitor your important disability income digitally instead of personal visits.

Be sure to bookmark their various websites, SMS/WhatsApp numbers and more on your mobile device for quick access on-the-go. Also diarize key dates like grant payment cycles.

With millions relying on SASSA for disability income security amidst the rising costs of living with a long-term condition, easily checking your status online anywhere, anytime is crucial. This allows optimal grant fund management so you can cover healthcare and living needs.

Let the SASSA call centre, website, app or offices know if any questions or issues ever arise with tracking your disability grant digitally. They are best placed to advise on status problems, appeals, reviews and more – their various platforms make applying for and conveniently managing this grant possible from home.

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