If you tried to check SASSA Status recently, you might have noticed a strange error on SASSA website. That error is Error 60: SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate. You may also encounter “Checking failed, please try to check again” or maybe “your clock is behind” errors on your mobile.
What is actually happening?
The reason behind these errors is that the Website Developers who operate SASSA website forgot to renew SSL certificate. This certificate is responsible for secure connection so your browser prevents the connection due to security reason. This is the reason you are unable to check Sassa Status Online.
But, there is another method to check SASSA Status and that is through SMS, here is how to do it (explained already here)
Status Through SMS
To check status through SMS, follow the below two step process
- Send an SMS to 32555 with the following format:
- STATUS ID Number
- You will get your status in a reply. Do note that it isn’t free and the sending cost of message will apply.
Do let us know if you have any questions. If you wish to do any other operations like add or update bank details then you can access SASSA services through their whatsapp.