Social grants are paid from the first of every month even if the first is a public holiday like 01 May 2018. This applies to people who use ATM’s and stores to collect their grants. Beneficiaries who use paypoints are paid on the dates written on their slips.

ASSET AND INCOME THRESHOLD

Asset Threshold Amount as of 01 April 2018
Grants for older persons, disabled and war veterans only)
Single person R 1 ,115, 400
Married person R 2, 230, 800
Income threshold:
Single person R 78, 120
Married person R 156, 240
Child Support Grants:
Single person R 48, 000
Married person R 96, 000
Care Dependency Grants:
Single person R 202, 800
Married person R 405, 600

AMOUNTS OF GRANT AS OF APRIL 2018

Grant type Amount payable as of 01 April 2017 Amount payable as of 01 April 2018 Amount payable as of 01 October 2018
Older Persons Grant (Old age pension) R 1, 600 R 1 690 R 1 700
Older Person Grant (Old age pension): Beneficiary older than 75 years R 1, 620 R 1 710 R 1, 720
Disability grant R 1, 600 R 1 690 R 1, 700
War veterans grant R 1, 620 R 1, 710 R 1, 720
Grant-in-aid R 380 R 400 R 410
Child Support Grant R 380 R 400 R 410
Foster Child Grant R 890 R 960 R 960
Care-dependency grant R 1600 R 1, 690 R 1, 700