Sassa Application Status - Your Complete Guide

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Once you have applied for your Sassa grant you need to keep track of your application status to ensure that you get paid. We have all the details for you on how to check your Sassa application status.


The South Africa Social Security Agency manages grants and allowances for groups in South African society needing assistance. This includes grants for children, the older persons grants and disability grants. SASSA also manages the R350 grant for the special relief of distress during the Covid-19 crisis.

SASSA payments can be paid through a bank account, through your SASSA card, through a Post Office or through CashSend. Your SASSA grant is there to assist you with your basic needs. 

A large number of SRD SASSA application were rolling in heading to due to SASSA R350 grant. The website serves many purposes. Not only can you do your SASSA application for R350 on there, you can also check your SASSA SRD status by completing a Sassa status check. This is also the SASSA website to correct banking details and other information. 

SASSA also gives a chance to a SASSA grant application which was rejected in the form of a SASSA appeal. Click here to gain access to the SRD appeal link.

If you're trying to find the SASSA contact number or SASSA contact details for SASSA grant enquiries, or the SASSA website or SASSA Twitter, click here.

Guidelines on How To Apply For The Sassa R350 Grant

  1. Visit the Official SASSA SRD Website: The primary platform for checking your R350 grant application status is the SASSA SRD website.
  2. Application Details: Be ready with your South African ID number and the mobile number used during the application process.

Checking Your Application Status:

  1. Navigate to the SRD Grant Section: Once on the SASSA SRD website, look for the section dedicated to the SRD R350 grant.
  2. Enter Your Details: Input your ID number and mobile phone number in the relevant fields.
  3. Submit for Status: Click on the 'Submit' or 'Check Status' button to view the status of your application.

Understanding Application Status Responses:

  1. Application Pending: This means your application is still under review.
  2. Application Approved: Your application has been successful, and you should receive your grant soon.
  3. Payment Date Provided: Indicates the date on which you can expect to receive your grant.
  4. Application Declined: This means your application was not successful, often with a reason provided.
  5. Application Inactive: This status usually appears if you have not claimed your previous month's grant or if there’s a lapse in application.

If Your Application is Declined:

  1. Reason for Decline: Understand why your application was declined. Common reasons include alternative income sources detected or data mismatches.
  2. Submit an Appeal: If you believe the decision is incorrect, you can file an appeal. SASSA typically provides a specific timeframe for this.

Appealing a Declined Application:

  1. Visit the SRD Website: Use the appeal tab or link provided on the SRD website.
  2. Submit Required Information: Fill in the necessary details for the appeal process.

Regular Updates:

  • Keep Checking: SASSA updates application statuses regularly. If your status is 'Pending', check back periodically.

Additional Tips:

  • Keep Your Phone Active: Ensure that the mobile number used for the application is operational, as SASSA may send important updates via SMS.
  • Contact SASSA for Queries: If you have issues or questions, contact SASSA directly through their customer care channels.


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