When To Apply For the War Veterans Grant at SASSA Offices


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The war veterans grant is one of the Sassa grants that are disbursed by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa). However, as an applicant, you have to meet certain requirements and they are listed below.


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You can apply for a war veteran's grant if you are a former soldier who served in the Second World War (1939-1945) or the Korean War (1950-1953) and are unable to support yourself.

In order to qualify for the war veteran’s grant you have to meet the requirements listed below:

  • Be a South African citizen or permanent resident
  • Live in South Africa
  • Be 60 years of age or older or be disabled
  • Have fought in the Second World War or the Korean War
  • Not receive any other social grant for yourself
  • Not be cared for in a state institution
  • Not earn more than R 86 280 if you are single or R172 560 if married not have assets worth more than R 1 227 600 if you are single or R 2 455 200 if you are married.

As an applicant, you should also be aware that if you reside in a home that you or your spouse owns, the value of the home is not included in the means test.

The grant pays out R 1 910 per month.

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will pay the grant to you through one of the following methods:

  • cash at a specific pay point on a particular day
  • EFT deposit into your bank or Postbank account (the bank may charge you for the service) 
  • an institution acting as administrator of the grant e.g. a welfare organisation

Additionally, you can appoint a procurator at the SASSA office or give someone power of attorney to collect the grant payment on your behalf if you are unable to do so yourself.

 






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