How To Appeal Your R370 Sassa Grant For May 2024

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Every month, thousands of South Africans apply for the SRD grant but every application won't be approved. Rejected applicants can then submit a Sassa appeal.

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The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) distributes several different permanent grants aimed at assisting financially vulnerable people living in South Africa. Grants distributed by Sassa include the Older Persons pension grant, Disability grantWar Veterans grantCare Dependency grant, Foster Child grant, Child Support grant, Child Support grant Top-Up and Grant-in-aid.

Since 2020, Sassa has also been providing the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant to unemployed individuals.

The initial value for the SRD grant was set at R350 per month. In March 2024, the Finance Minister then announced that the SRD grant would receive an increase with it's value now being R370 per month, effective since 1 April.

SRD grant applications are accepted every month. Some of the R370 Sassa grant applications will however be rejected. In this instance, Sassa allows rejected applicants to submit a Sassa appeal to be reconsidered.

How To Submit An SRD Grant Appeal Application

  1. The first step in the Sassa SRD appeal process is to go to the SRD grant appeals Sassa website
  2. Click on the green bar that says 'click here to lodge an appeal or check Sassa appeal status'
  3. Enter your ID number
  4. Enter your cellphone number
  5. Click 'send pin' and wait for the SMS which will contain the verification pin
  6. Enter the pin and click 'submit'
  7. Select the month you are submitting an appeal for
  8. Select the drop down arrow and choose the reason for your appeal 
  9. Click 'submit'

Once you've submitted your appeal, you're going to want to do a check on your Sassa status to track your R370 Sassa grant appeal status.

How To Track Your Sassa SRD Grant Appeal Status 

  1. Go to Sassa Appeals Website to get information on your Sassa appeal status.
  2. Enter ID number
  3. Enter telephone number
  4. Track appeal

​​​​​​You can also call the Sassa Call Centre on their cellphone number which is 0800 601 011. 

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Sassa has evaluated millions of applications for the SRD grant in May 2024. People who were rejected from receiving the SRD grant and submitted an appeal can check their appeal status. 

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