APPOINTING A SASSA PROCURATOR: Do you have an elderly or frail family member who has trouble getting their monthly grant from merchants or other payment methods? Then you need a Procurator! A procurator is someone who collects a grant on behalf of someone else who is unable to collect on their own.


The procurator must be duly appointed by the beneficiary. Through an affidavit it is their responsibility to ensure that all facts stated are correct and that all monies collected are given to the beneficiary. The procurator can submit an application on behalf of the beneficiary, they are unable to get to the SASSA local office themselves.


  • At least 18 years old or older
  • Permanently resident in South Africa
  • Not an un-rehabilitated insolvent
  • Willing to be appointed as the beneficiary’s procurator.
  • Has a valid 13-digit South African Identity document
  • A life certificate for the beneficiary
  • The beneficiary is not in debt to the procurator.
  • The procurator may not act on behalf of more than five beneficiaries.
  • Provide an Affidavit
  • Both the Identity Document of the beneficiary and the appointee to be submitted
  • Request a SASSA Official to assist in capturing your appointee as procurator.

Ruth Arendse

Greetings, I am Ruth Arendse, a dedicated writer and advocate located in South Africa. My unwavering dedication to delivering accessible knowledge is channeled through my website, which stands as a dependable source for comprehensive information on SASSA grants. It provides valuable wisdom and support, aiming to empower both individuals and communities.

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