How to check SASSA balance for Child grant

SASSA makes use of a card payout grant system which makes it possible for beneficiaries to withdraw their grant payments from a South African Post Office (SAPO) or any ATM of the major banks in the country.

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You can request a SASSA Card balance enquiry on a Child Grant through the following methods

    • at SASSA cash pay-points, free of charge;
    • Dial the ussd code *120*3737# from your registered phone number.
    • through the Call Centre on 0800 600 160 (toll free from a landline);
    • at participating stores, free of charge;
    • at ATMs at normal bank charges; or
    • at non-participating stores at normal transaction costs.