SASSA Status Check For Disability Grant

The South African Social Security Agency offers disability grants to people in South Africa who have a permanent or temporary disability. People can submit and check their SASSA disability grant status online. There are various methods available to check the status of your application. You can check it by using the official SASSA website, filling out the form below, or contacting SASSA via phone call, WhatsApp, or Moya App.

In this article, I have discussed all methods of performing SASSA disability grant status checks online. Each method has its pros and cons. For example, using WhatsApp requires an internet package. I recommend checking the status by simply filling out the form below.


SASSA Disability Grant Status By Using the Above Form

SASSA Disability grant status check text and mobile phone on the right side

You can check the status of your disability grant by using the above form. Here are the steps on how to do it.

  1. To check the status of your application, you must have your South African identity and the phone number where you applied. If you have lost your phone number, update it first.
  2. Write the ID number in the first field and the phone number in the second field.
  3. Now, click on the “Submit” button. Your application status will be displayed here on the same page.

Check The Status Of SASSA Disability By Using The SASSA Website

You can also check the status of the disability grant application by using the official SASSA website.

  1. Open the official SASSA website and locate the section titled ‘Application Status.’ This section is positioned directly beneath the ‘Update your grant application’ section.
  2. Now, click on the ‘click here to check online’ button. The text is displayed in black, and the button color is yellow.
  3. A new window will come up with two input fields. Write your South African ID and phone number in the respective fields and click on the submit button. 
  4. The system will process your request and show you the status of your application.

It will display the data in the form of collapsible text with the name of the month as a label. Click on the month, such as ‘March 2024,’ and your data will show up.

Disability Grant Status Check By Using WhatsApp:

SASSA also offers WhatsApp services to check the status of disability grants. 

  1. Download WhatsApp from your mobile app store if you don’t have one.
  2. Save the SASSA WhatsApp number “082 046 8553” into your phone.
  3. Now, open your WhatsApp and send the message to the SASSA.
  4. The SASSA will reply in a few minutes and ask you to provide your South African identity number.
  5. Send the ID number, and they will give you the details about the status of your application.

Check The Status Of Disability Grant By Calling The SASSA

If you don’t have an internet package and still want to check the status of your disability grant application, this method is for you. To do so, you need to call the SASSA toll-free number. I have discussed all the steps below.

  1. Call the SASSA on the toll-free number “080060 10 11”.
  2. A SASSA representative will ask you to provide the ID number.
  3. Once you give the details to the SASSA, they will let you know the status of your application.

Although you can easily check the status of your application by calling SASSA directly, sometimes the line gets busy due to a high volume of calls.

SASSA Disability Grant Status Check By Using The Moya App

Check the status of sassa disability grant by using moya app

Moya app is a popular data-free mobile application in South Africa that helps SASSA applicants check their application status without internet packages. Here, I have discussed completely how to check the SASSA disability grant status online using the Moya app.

  1. The first step is to download the Moya app from the app store if you do not have one.
  2. Now, open the app and find the section with the name “SASSA Status Check”. 
  3. Click on it and enter your details, such as your South African ID and phone number.
  4. Hit the submit button, and it will display the status of your application.


If you want to know whether your SASSA disability grant has been approved or not, you need to check the status of your application by using the methods that I have discussed above.

The current amount of the SASSA disability grant is R2,090. According to SASSA officials, the grant amount will increase as follows:

  •  April 2024: R2,180 
  • October 2024: R2,190

The South African Social Security Agency approves the disability grant after reviewing the information such as the SASSA mean test, medical assessment and other financial documents.

You can withdraw the SASSA disability grant amount directly from your bank account, the nearest SASSA payment outlet, or other authorized payment points.

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