Sassa Card Renewal 2023

Sassa Card Renewal 2023 | Renew it Before December Deadline

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About Sassa Card Renewal 2023 | More than 5 million Sassa cards are due to expire this December 2023. Earlier during the year PASA has extended the validity of the expired Sassa cards to 31 December 2023. This means that those with expired cards can use them until the end of the extension. That is a good reason for you to renew your Sassa card on time before the stipulated deadline. Read further to see the Postbank’s plan on card replacement and more.

Postbank’s Sassa Card Replacement Project Plan 

First, Postbank will deal with Sassa cards of beneficiaries who come from regions with the largest number of beneficiaries, making up 76% of beneficiaries. This includes Kwazulu-Natal, Gauteng, Eastern Cape, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

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The second phase will then see them move on to the regions with the least number of beneficiaries. This makes up 24% and includes beneficiaries from Western Cape, North West, Free State and Northern Cape.

Should replacement cards not be available by 31 December, Postbank plans to extend the validity of the expiring cards. This is being discussed with VISA and the South African Reserve Bank.

Number Of Expiring Sassa Cards

A total of 5 299 499 will be expiring at the end of the year. Here’s a breakdown according to provinces:

  • Kwazulu-Natal: 1 120 702
  • Gauteng: 975 063
  • Eastern Cape: 745 994
  • Limpopo: 717 656
  • Mpumalanga: 490 188
  • Western Cape: 484 131
  • North West: 331 618
  • Free State: 323 604
  • Northern Cape: 110 542
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Of these, 51 976 are for the Care Dependency grant, the majority is for the Child Support grant which is at a total of 3 394 434 and the Foster Child grant would see 70 221 Sassa cards expiring.

Those who receive both the Care Dependency Grant and Foster Care grant and will have their Sassa cards expire comes to 1 576. 331 314 Sassa cards for the Disability Grant will expire, 1 543 324 for the Old Age grant and only 7 for the War Veterans grant.

Here’s Where To Get A New Sassa Card

Beneficiaries whose current gold cards are expiring can collect a new Sassa gold card at a Post Office branch.

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