Answers to your questions

Have a question you would like answered? Email us and we may answer it. The questions here are based on ones from our readers, with identifying information removed.

Should my parents pay the municipality for an RDP house they gave to my uncle?

It depends on the arrangement between your parents and your uncle.

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Do I qualify for the Covid-19 TERS if I was a permanent employee who paid UIF monthly?

Yes, but you can't apply for both social grants.

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Can I change the dependent I registered as the sole beneficiary of my RDP house?

Yes, you need to decide to whom you wish to leave the house

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Can a pensioner get the child support grant as well as the old age pension?

No, here's why you won't qualify for both grants

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How can matric learners without IDs apply for one to write their final exams?

You may wish to consult the following organisations for advice

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I was awarded an erf 18 years ago but didn’t know about it. What should I do?

The municipality should still have records of awards of land made in 2002/3

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Can I apply for a child grant again after I cancelled it a few years ago?

Yes, if your income is below a certain level

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How can I transfer ownership of a plot I bought?

You need to consult with a conveyancing attorney

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How can my church retain its registration of a site under a new name?

The existing title needs to be cancelled

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How much does it cost to change ownership of a house?

There are several costs involved in the process

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