Tue. Jun 18th, 2024

Step-by-Step Guide to Closing a SASSA Child Grant 2024

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) provides vital support to families through various grant programs, including the Child Grant. However, circumstances may arise where a family no longer requires or qualifies for this assistance. In such cases, closing the SASSA Child Grant becomes necessary. This comprehensive guide outlines the process, from gathering required documents to visiting the SASSA office and completing the termination procedure.

Required Documents for SASSA child Grants 

Before initiating the process to close a SASSA Child Grant, gather all necessary documents. These may include identification documents for both the caregiver and the child, as well as any other relevant paperwork related to the grant.


Locate Your Nearest SASSA Office

Identify the SASSA office closest to your location. You can find this information on the official SASSA website or by contacting their helpline.


Visit the SASSA Office During Working Hours

Plan a visit to the SASSA office during their working hours. It’s advisable to avoid peak times to minimize waiting.

Take a Queue Ticket

Upon arrival at the SASSA office, take a queue ticket from the designated kiosk or counter.

When Your Number is Called, Approach the SASSA Official

 Keep an eye on the digital display or listen for your queue number to be called. Once called, approach the designated SASSA official.


Provide the Required Documents

Present all necessary documents to the SASSA official. This may include identification documents, proof of income, and any other paperwork relevant to the termination of the Child Grant.

Complete the SASSA Grant Termination Form

 The SASSA official will provide you with a grant termination form. Fill out the form accurately, providing all requested information.

Sign and Submit the Form:

Once the form is complete, sign it as required. Submit the form to the SASSA official for processing.

Collect Your Documents

After submitting the termination form, collect any original documents you provided. Ensure you have all necessary paperwork before leaving the SASSA office.


Closing a SASSA Child Grant requires following a structured process to ensure all necessary steps are completed accurately. By gathering required documents, visiting the SASSA office during working hours, and completing the termination form under the guidance of a SASSA official, beneficiaries can efficiently navigate the process. This ensures a smooth transition for families who no longer require the Child Grant assistance, allowing SASSA resources to be directed to those most in need.

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