The Youth Voice

New SASSA Card is here “Lifikile” 

South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) would like to inform all social grant beneficiaries that the new Sassa card has arrived. The new SASSA payment card is available at SASSA local offices, identified pay points and South African Post Office (SAPO).

SASSA is aware that there are people who trying to confuse beneficiaries to switch to unknown cards which don’t belong to SASSA. SASSA new payment card work like any other electronic transaction card with better conditions and advantages. Beneficiaries must note that if they don’t use the official SASSA card the agency will not be able to protect them from illegal deductions. To protect social grant beneficiaries SASSA has ensured that there will be no illegal deduction that is taking place on the new card, only the declared funeral cover that does not deduct more than 10% of the social grant.

The new SASSA card gives you freedom to enjoy four free cash withdrawals at shop tills each month, one free cash withdrawal at a Post Office each month ,unlimited free swipes to pay for shopping at tills, one free replacement card, and unlimited free pin resets at your SASSA branch .

For more information contact our hotline number: 0800 60 10 11 from 08:00 – 16:00 during week days Monday – Friday.


Issued by;


Senzeni Ngubeni

Spokesperson Mpumalanga SASSA

Tel: (013) 754 – 9367/083 556 9626