How SASSA's Grant Online Booking System Works
SASSA's new online booking system means no more long queues. Disability grant holders are now able to use the online system to book their medical assessments, dodging the endless queues and long waits. Here we have all the information on the how's and what's of online booking system.
SASSA has launched a new online booking system for people who require disability grants
People with disabilities no longer have to stand in queue after queue, to get their grant because, they can now book their medical assessment online.
These applications enable our beneficiaries to log onto our website...and apply to book for medical assessment.
Says Abraham Mahlangu, Regional executive manager of SASSA Western Cape.
How to use the online booking system:
- Go to GovChat
- Enter your cellphone number to receive a one time pin (OTP)
- You will go through a screening process to assess your condition
- You will be told exactly what documents you will need (please make sure to bring the correct documents)
- Choose a date that is convenient for you
The online system can be used by new applicants and existing grant holders. Existing grant holders will have the option to insert their grant reference number.
There are two types of disability grant available in South Africa, the disability grant and the temporary disability grant. The temporary grant requires applicants to retake the test in order to receive the grant again. Generally the grant last about 6 - 12 months.
If you have any difficulties with the online system you are welcome to join the queue and some at the SASSA office will assist you by taking you out of queue.
On the day of your assessment you will receive a message to remind you of your booked assessment.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, better known as NSFAS, operates as a public institution that funds public university and college students who come from low-income households. If you are curious as to whether NSFAS funding covers Regent Business School fees, read further.
Did you not pass or complete your matric? Now you have the opportunity to do so. College SA now offers the Amended Senior Certificate programme. The Amended Senior Certificate is the equivalent to the National Senior Certificate (NSC) also known as matric.
Are you interested in getting your matric certificate? Regardless of your age, getting your matric as an adult doesn’t have to be a long, difficult process. Skills Academy Adult Matric Courses aim to help you achieve your study goals.
Distance Learning allows your to study on your own time, at the place and pace you choose. You can study from anywhere, at any time, working at your own pace. Some courses will require you to go and write exams at designated exam hall locations and others don't.
Online learning has always been a worthy alternative for prospective students who have other career commitments but are still interested in furthering their studies. Below is a list of registered colleges through which one can study online.
Most popular articles today
The Basic Education Minister and eight provincial education departments have been ordered by a court to provide meals to learners who need them during the Covid-19 pandemic. This comes after Equal Education and two Limpopo school schools filed an urgent application against the Minister and provincial education MECs.
Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga says that schools are ready to reopen as scheduled on Monday, 26 July depending on confirmation from President Cyril Ramaphosa and that vandalised schools in KwaZulu-Natal have made provisions to ensure their reopening on the same date.
There has recently been speculation that the Department of Basic Education was threatening teachers who were not getting vaccinated and they were told they would be fired. The Department has now addressed this so keep reading to find out whether this is just another bout of fake news or if it's true.
Other people were also interested in:
Central University of Technology have opened up their applications for 2022. Don't hesitate and apply now!
Minister Blade Nzimande appeals to all university students who will remain behind on-campus accommodation residences to act responsibly as the country faces a third wave. This week, the Minister addresses many changes within the higher education sector due to Level 4 lockdown.
With the number of cases of Covid-19 still at a high level in the country the President has announced that the stricter lockdown measures under the adjusted level 4 have been extended for another two weeks. The return to school for the third term has also been delayed.