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Yes, you should probably get all your unemployment insurance payments before applying for an old age pension.
If the house was in your father's name, here are some things you can do.
The first thing to check is that there is a title deed for the house.
If you belong to a bargaining council fund it can take up to six months.
Documents that you would probably need would include the title deed, your father’s will, his ID number and death certificate, plus a copy of your own ID.
You would need to go in person to the Deeds Office with the erf number of the plot and the full name and/or ID number of the previous owner.
No, you should not be refused a visa because of your HIV-positive.
It depends on when your mother withdrew her grant.
If no pension at all had been withdrawn in the month she died, the family member who paid for the funeral can apply to SASSA for “unclaimed benefits”.