SASSA: Check Your R350 Grant Appeal Status

If you've applied for SASSA's social relief of distress grant where you receive R350 per month but were rejected, you have a second chance by appealing. If you appealed, here's how to check your appeal status for the grant.

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So you sent in an application to benefit from SASSA's social relief of distress grant but they rejected you. Then, you appealed this decision hoping that they'd accept you this time. Want to know where you appeal stands? Here's a guide on how to check your appeal status.

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The appeals process is due to come to an end on 28 February and are for those with applications made during the extension period, between November 2020 and January 2021. The grant officially came to an end on 31 January, but payments did not.

It's important to note that appeals for applications done between May 2020 and October 2020 are closed.

How To Track Your Appeal

  1. Go to the SRD Grant website
  2. Scroll down to 'Application for reconsideration'
  3. Click on the yellow bar
  4. Fill in the required fields
  5. You will now be able to view your information

You can also call the SASSA Call Centre at 0800 601 011.

If you've already submitted an appeal, you don't need to submit another or contact the SASSA office.

The outcome of your appeal will be relayed through SMS.

Payments will then be done from the month you initially applied.

If the applicant qualifies in that month of the application, he/she will be paid for that month & for the current month if they still meet the application criteria. The payment may not necessarily be a double payment/lump sum or on the same day. It can be split over days or weeks.

- SASSA

However, applications to receive funds through the grant are now closed.

SASSA has not yet confirmed a date for when beneficiaries will receive the last payment of the R350 grant. 

The President declared a National State of Disaster as a result of the Covid-19 global pandemic. In this regard he introduced a special Covid 19 Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD) of R350 per month to be paid to individuals who are currently unemployed, do not receive any form of income, social grant or UIF payment etc.

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