What Happens After You Submit Your R350 Grant Application

Wondering what happens to your SRD grant application after you submit it? Keep reading to find out as well as details on how to track your R350 grant application.


With R350 grant applications now underway, it's important for applicants to know what processes need to happen before they are approved and what they can do after.

SASSA recently gave some insight into what the post application process for the Special Relief of Distress (SRD) grant is.

After you submit your SRD grant application, SASSA then heads in to verify and validate the information given. The following things happens:

  • Your ID number, name and surname that you provided is verified with the Department of Home Affairs
  • Your ID number is matched against approved databases such as UIF, SARS and NSFAS to check if you have any other sources of incomes or grants
  • Fraud Risk Scoring is done with Fraud prevention partners with your ID number and mobile number being checked against the approved databases

After this, your application is then approved or declined. Click here to find out how to check your SRD grant application status.

Should your application be declines, you then have 30 days to appeal to have your application reconsidered. Click here to find out how to submit a R350 grant appeal.

SASSA has said that you have to request reconsideration for each month that your application is declined. Should you have any issues with your appeal, you should call 0800 60 10 11.

Applicants also have the option of cancelling their R350 grant application. Click here to find out how to cancel your SRD grant application. 

You also have the option of reinstating your cancelled R350 grant application. Click here to learn how to do this.

Should you have any enquiries about the R350 grant, you can call the SASSA toll-free number at 0800 60 10 11.

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