Post Office announces grant payment dates for May


Post Office announces grant payment dates for May

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The aged and individuals with disabilities will obtain their cash from 4 May, whereas all different grants shall be paid from the sixth of each month. 

The aged and individuals with disabilities who obtain their month-to-month social grants from the publish workplace will obtain their cash from 4 May 2020.

This is in response to a press release issued by the South African Post Office (Sapo).

All different grants shall be paid from the sixth of each month.

“The Post Office additionally advises beneficiaries to not make a stability enquiry on the primary day of the month, as their grant will solely turn into accessible on the dates talked about above and the stability enquiry might incur pointless financial institution fees,” added Sapo.

Beneficiaries are allowed one free stability enquiry throughout every pay cycle.

Acting Sapo chief govt, Ivumile Nongogo, stated the separation of paydays is designed to keep away from crowding, in accordance with authorities tips for avoiding the unfold of Covid-19.

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Payments at cell money pay factors start from 7 May 2020.

“There are not any separate pay dates or occasions for the aged and different sorts of grants at cell pay factors,” stated Sapo.

Post Office branches shall be open on 2 May to help with points akin to Sassa card replacements and pin resets. In the meantime, Postbank’s name centre will be reached on 0800 53 54 55 for recommendation on points akin to pin resets.

The Post Office stated ought to beneficiaries not be capable of withdraw on the dates when their grants turn into accessible, they need to not panic as the cash shall be within the Sassa card and accessible at any time for purchases over the until and all ATMs.

“If you don’t withdraw your grant on the primary day, you’ll assist to keep away from overcrowding throughout funds.”

Sassa beneficiaries who entry their grants on the Post Office don’t pay any transaction charges or financial institution fees, and obtain their grants in full.  The Sassa card can also be a completely purposeful debit card, and all debit card transactions on the until are free with no transaction charges.

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