military veterans application form 2021/2022

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military veterans application form If you are a former soldier in south Africa who fought in the Second World War (1939-1945) or the Korean War (1950-1953) and are unable to support yourself, you can apply for a war veteran’s grant. this article contains all the guides on how to apply for the military veterans grants. In order to qualify for the war veteran’s grant you have to meet the requirements listed below:

military veterans application form

military vetemilitary veterans application form Requirements

  • Be a South African citizen or permanent resident
  • Live in South Africa
  • Be 60 years of age or older or be disabled
  • Have fought in the Second World War or the Korean War
  • Not receive any other social grant for yourself
  • Not be cared for in a state institution
  • Not earn more than R 86 280 if you are single or R172 560 if married not have assets worth more than R 1 227 600 if you are single or R 2 455 200 if you are married.

As an applicant, you should also be aware that if you reside in a home that you or your spouse owns, the value of the home is not included in the means test. The grant pays out R 1 910 per month.

How sassa will pay your war veterans grant

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will pay the grant to you through one of the following methods:

  • cash at a specific pay point on a particular day
  • EFT deposit into your bank or Postbank account (the bank may charge you for the service) 
  • an institution acting as administrator of the grant e.g. a welfare organisation

Additionally, you can appoint a procurator at the SASSA office or give someone power of attorney to collect the grant payment on your behalf if you are unable to do so yourself.

Download here: military veterans application form PDF

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How to register military veterans application form

Go to the SASSA nearest office to where you live and bring the following documents.

  • Your 13-digit bar-coded identity document (ID. If you don’t have an ID:
    • You must complete an affidavit on a standard SASSA format in the presence of a Commissioner of Oaths who is not a SASSA official.
    • You must bring a sworn statement signed by a reputable person (like a councillor, traditional leader, social worker, minister of religion or school principal) who can verify your name and age.
    • You must bring proof that you have applied for an at the Department of Home Affairs.
    • A temporary ID issued by the Department of Home Affairs (if applicable)
    • Proof of your war service, e.g. certificate of service.
  • If you are under 60, a medical assessment or report stating that you cannot work.
  • Proof of your marital status. If: you are single, an affidavit stating that you are single
  • you are married, your marriage certificate and your spouse’s identity document
  • you are divorced, your divorce order
  • your spouse is dead, your spouse’s death certificate.
  • If you or your spouse is employed, your pay slips.
  • If you are unemployed, your Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) blue book or discharge certificate from your previous employer.
  • If you have a bank account, your bank statements for the last three months.
  • If you have investments, information on the interest and dividends you earn.

Please note: If you are too old or sick to travel to the office to apply, for military veterans application form a family member or friend can apply on your behalf. The person should take a letter from you and/or a doctor’s note saying why you cannot visit the office.

NB: This service is free of charge Application forms military veterans are not available online, but you can get them from your nearest SASSA office. for more information about military veterans application form visit about about military veterans grants south Africa visit the war veterans grant page on the SASSA government website or SASSA Toll free: 0800 60 10 11 Email: [email protected]


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