No Need to Replace Expired SASSA Gold Card

No Need to Replace Expired SASSA Gold Card

No Need to Replace Expired SASSA Gold Card. Millions of grant beneficiaries rely on their expired Sassa gold cards to access vital social grants. Despite the expiration, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) ensures beneficiaries that the gold cards remain fully valid and functional for grant payments throughout 2024.

Variety of Permanent Grants Administered by Sassa

Sassa administers a diverse range of permanent grants, including the Older Persons pension grant, Disability grant, War Veterans grant, and more. Beneficiaries, numbering around 19 million monthly, can conveniently access their grant payments through the familiar Sassa gold card.

Postbank’s Reassurance: No Need to Replace Expired Sassa Gold Card

Postbank, the entity facilitating grant payments, reassures beneficiaries that there’s no need to replace or switch banks due to an expired Sassa Gold Card. Grants will continue seamlessly and on time through the existing, albeit expired, gold cards, with Postbank being the authorized entity for replacements.

Caution Against Unauthorized Instructions

Beneficiaries are cautioned against heeding advice from unauthorized sources instructing them to change banks, falsely claiming that their Sassa Gold Card won’t work. Postbank encourages beneficiaries to report such incidents at 0800 53 54 55.

Multiple Payment Points for Grant Collection

Grant beneficiaries have the flexibility to collect their Sassa grants from various payment points, including ATMs and popular retail stores like Pick n Pay, Checkers, Shoprite, and Boxer.

Changes in Post Office Grant Payments

Postbank informs grant beneficiaries about the gradual phasing out of cash services at Post Office branches. While beneficiaries won’t be able to withdraw cash at Post Offices, they have the option to have their grants deposited directly into their bank accounts, providing easy access to funds once Sassa completes the payment.

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Replacement Process for Lost or Stolen Sassa Gold Cards

Beneficiaries facing issues with lost or stolen Sassa Gold Cards can visit any Post Office branch nationwide to obtain a replacement, ensuring continued access to grant payments.

Empowering Beneficiaries with Sassa Gold Cards

Sassa Gold Cards offer various transaction benefits, including free withdrawals in retail shops and free statements. This empowerment allows beneficiaries to save on transaction costs and access their funds conveniently.

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