Learn about Sassa Procurator | Who can become a procurator and requirements to become one.
Do you have an elderly or frail family member who has trouble getting their monthly grant from merchants or other payment methods? Then you need a Procurator! Sassa explains who a procurator is and how they are appointed. If you have an elderly person in your household, you need to read this.
Who is a Procurator?
A procurator is someone who collects a grant on behalf of someone else who is unable to collect on their own.
How a Procurator is Appointed
The procurator must be duly appointed by the beneficiary. Through an affidavit it is their responsibility to ensure that all facts stated are correct and that all monies collected are given to the beneficiary. The procurator can submit an application on behalf of the beneficiary, they are unable to get to the SASSA local office themselves.
Info Sheet about a Sassa Procurator
Who Can Be a Procurator?
✓ At least 18 years old or older
✓ Permanently resident in South Africa
✓ Not an un-rehabilitated insolvent
✓ Willing to be appointed as the beneficiary’s procurator ✓ Has a valid 13 digit South African Identity document A life certificate for the beneficiary
✓ The beneficiary is not in debt to the procurator
✓ The procurator may not act on behalf of more than five beneficiaries
✓ Provide an Affidavit
✓ Both the Identity Document of the beneficiary and the appointee to be submitted
✓ Request a SASSA Official to assist in capturing your appointee as procurator
How to Contact Sassa?
You may contact Sassa via their call centre number, the website, email or the official social media platforms.
Toll free: 0800 60 10 11
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