How to Check Balance On SASSA Card

By Enk Kabng •  Updated: 05/10/24 •  4 min read

If you are a beneficiary of the SASSA social grant, staying informed about your balance is essential in ensuring you have enough funds to cover your basic needs. 

When you have been approved for your SASSA grant, it will be paid to your account, and you can access it through your SASSA card. It could also be available through your personal bank. And you can withdraw at a cash collection point. Once you receive your SASSA grant

funds, it is optional for you to withdraw the funds immediately. 

SASSA is mandated to make it smooth and easy for all beneficiaries to access their funds no matter where they are. 

Fortunately, checking your SASSA balance is quick and easy and can be done through various channels.  

By the end of this guide, you’ll learn how to check your SASSA grant balance to keep track of your money. You can do it online, on your phone, or ATM. It will be easy to manage your money once you know how to do this.

How Do I Check My Balance On My SASSA Card?

You can use the following steps to check your SASSA Card balance via ATM if you receive payment through SASSA’s default grant card.

How to check SASSA card balance via ATM

How Do I Check My SASSA Grant Balance Online?

Another way you can check your SASSA grant balance is via WhatsApp and the official SASSA website. 

To check your SASSA grant balance via WhatsApp, follow the steps below.

How to check SASSA card balance via WhatsApp

You will be replied to with your SASSA grant balance if you follow the steps above correctly.

You can also visit the official SASSA website to check your SASSA grant balance.

How to check your SASSA Grant Balance via the official website.

You will be shown your SASSA grant balance on your screen.

How Do I Check My SASSA Child Grant Balance Without Airtime?

Follow the steps below to check your SASSA Child Grant Balance without airtime.

How to check SASSA Child Balance via USSD on your cellphone (Option 1)

In case this option does not work. Try the next.

How to check SASSA Child balance via USSD on your cellphone (Option 2)

If both codes do not work, contact SASSA on 0800601011 for assistance. USSD codes work on all networks. 

How Do I Check My SASSA Balance With Easypay?

To check your SASSA Balance with Easypay, you can do so in two ways.

How Do I Recharge With SASSA Card?

To recharge with your SASSA Card, do the following.

You will receive a recharge confirmation after following the steps above.

Checking your balance is only possible when your account is active and approved. If you have tried some of the methods here and need to be fixed for you, it may be safe to assume your account has a different problem. In such a case, contact the SASSA help and support lines immediately. 

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