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sassa 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 to be paid to individuals who are currently unemployed, do not receive any form of income, social grant or UIF payment etc. 

With the introduction of the SASSA R350 grant, a large number of SRD SASSA application were rolling in with heading to srd.sassa.gov.za, as 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. This is also the SASSA website to correct banking details and other information. 

Careers Portal brings you information on SASSA online application, SASSA offices, SASSA contact details as well as how to apply for R350 unemployment fund on WhatsApp.

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 are made in various ways. They 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. Click here to find out how SASSA SRD payments work.

Refer to the table below for all the SASSA guides you need, as well as to find out more on the SASSA registration for R350. Click on the link to access the information you need:

How To Submit A SASSA Online Application For R350 https://www.careersportal.co.za/sassa/how-to-apply-to-r350-grant-online
How To Apply For R350 Grant On WhatsApp https://www.careersportal.co.za/sassa/how-to-apply-for-r350-grant-on-whatsapp
More Ways To Apply For R350 Grant https://www.careersportal.co.za/sassa/how-to-apply-to-new-r350-grant
How To Do SASSA R350 Grant Application Status Check Online https://www.careersportal.co.za/sassa/how-to-check-r350-grant-application-status-online
How To Track Your R350 Grant Application On WhatsApp https://www.careersportal.co.za/sassa/how-to-track-your-r350-grant-application-on-whatsapp
How To Check SASSA Grant Status By Calling https://www.careersportal.co.za/sassa/how-to-check-sassa-r350-grant-status-by-calling
What your SASSA status check pending means https://www.careersportal.co.za/sassa/sassa-what-a-pending-r350-grant-status-means
How To Do A SASSA Balance Check https://www.careersportal.co.za/finance/how-to-check-your-sassa-balance

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 for SASSA grant enquiries, or the SASSA website or SASSA Twitterclick here.

You can also click here to find the latest SASSA news.


As we head towards the end of January and the beginning of February, it's good to know when the Sassa grant payment dates are. Here are the Sassa grant payment dates for February 2022.


South African civil society groups have made another urgent appeal to the government to keep and increase the R350 grant. However, the outcome is yet to be determined following a recent meeting with government officials.


As the closing deadline for the second cycle of the R350 grant draws closer, civic organisations have continued their calls for it to be extended. They also want the government to consider introducing a Basic Income Grant.  


With the first month of the new year nearing its end, the South African Social Security Agency(Sassa) has released the SRD grant payment schedule for February 2022 and they are as follows.


If you are a beneficiary of the R350 SRD grant and you have opted to receive your grant payment through the cash send option then Sassa is advising you to change this payment method in order to prevent delays. 


According to Sassa, they are currently experiencing delays in processing reconsiderations for the Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grants.


The issue of people not yet receiving the outcomes of their Sassa reconsideration applications has got people panicking and frustrated. Sassa has explained how applicants can resolve setbacks to the appeals process. 


If you have lodged an appeal after your initial Sassa R350 grant application was declined and find that there has been a delay in receiving any feedback, here is why this has been happening. 


If you are a beneficiary of the R350 SRD grant then you may want to know when you can collect your grant payment at the South African Post Office this month. We have listed these dates below. 


So you have just submitted your R350 SRD grant application and while checking how far along it is in terms of being processed you find that it says ‘Referred SAFPS'. Here's what it means and what can be done about it.


Does your R350 SRD grant status say "Alternative Income Source"? Here's what you can do about this. 


Certain Covid-19 SRD grant applications received an ‘Identity Verification Failed’ status, here is what it means.


As the R350 SRD grant will be coming to an end in March 2022, many recipients are still complaining about a number of things, such as the reasons for their applications being declined. If you have received the ‘Existing SASSA grant' SRD status, here's what you can do about that status.

 


Are you among the R350 grant applicants who have lodged an appeal on their application but have not received a response on the outcome? Sassa has clarified why this may be the case. 


With the second cycle of the R350 grant still in full swing, chances are, you have already submitted your application only to receive feedback stating that you have been declined because you are “NSFAS Registered”. Let’s break down the reason for this and what it means.


Are you a Sassa SRD grant recipient who recently entered into a marriage? Or have there been any changes in your current marriage status? Sassa requires that you inform them of any changes to your personal details.


Have you, for any reason, had to cancel your SRD Grant and would like to have it reinstated? Here is a step by step guide on how you can do it.
 


After submitting your Sassa SRD grant application, you might want to check the status of your application. But you might find that your R350 grant status is 'reapplication pending', here's what you can do about that status.


So you've recently applied for your Social Relief of Distress grant, but when tracking your application status you find that it says "bank details pending". What does this mean and what can you do to resolve it?


The South African Social Security Agency has released the payment dates for 2022 and they are as follows. The grant payment dates apply to three grant categories.
 


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