SASSA Opens Whatsapp Line For Questions

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SASSA has added Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to the Whatsapp line. This will make it easier for you to get answers to questions you might have about the R350 grant. 


You need to download Whatsapp and have an active Whatsapp number in order to access the Frequently Asked Questions. Once this is done, you can follow the following steps. 

Step 1: 

Add  082 046 8553 as a Whatsapp contact and type "SASSA" 

Step 2:

Type FAQ

Step 3: 

Select the "Frequently Asked Questions" category

  1. Qualifying Criteria for Social Relief Of Distress
  2. How To Apply for the SRD grant
  3. Status Of My Application
  4. Banking And Payment Related Queries
  5. Multiple Applications And Rejections
  6. SASSA Contact Centres

The Frequently Asked Questions are also available on the SASSA website at


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