How To Apply To The R350 Grant Under The New Rules.
Now that the National State of Disaster has ended, the Sassa R350 grant is managed under new rules. Here’s how to submit your R350 grant application under these new rules.The Special Relief of Distress (SRD) grant is now managed under the Social Assistance Act and not the State of Disaster Act as we are no longer under the National State of Disaster. So how will SRD grant applications work now?
The SRD grant is due to come to an end in March 2023. Every month, Sassa R350 grant applications are open for those wanting to apply.
How to apply for the SRD grant online
Go to srd.sassa.gov.za
Scroll to the ‘How do I apply for this SRD Grant’ section
Click on the yellow bar which says ‘click here to apply online’
Enter your mobile number
Click “send sms”
Then enter the one time pin that Sassa has sent to the number
Continue the application process by filling in the steps required by Sassa
How to apply for the SRD grant on WhatsApp
Add 082 046 8553 as a contact on your phone
Go on WhatsApp and send a message saying ‘hi’ to this number
You will then receive a response and you should then respond saying ‘help’
You will be given various options, reply saying ‘4’
This will lead you to the Unathi Sassa platform message which you should reply ‘SRD’ to
You then have to confirm whether you’re applying for yourself or someone else
Now the actual application begins and you’ll have to submit your name, surname and ID number in the message.
You will then receive a message on Whatsapp stating the next steps.
In order to access or to have your SRD grant application considered, an applicant must grant consent for Sassa to verify his or her identity, residency, income or social security benefits. Applicants will also need to accept the declaration and consent.
Under the new Act, existing beneficiaries are urged to reapply. Once you’ve reapplied, you won’t have to apply again.
Applicants are urged to only submit one application instead of multiple applications across the various platforms. Confirmation will be received as soon as the application has been successfully submitted.
Sassa has to then approve or reject all SRD grant applications received before the 15th of the month. Beneficiaries will then receive an SMS informing them of whether they’ve been approved or not.The Sassa Social Relief of Distress grant is being paid to all qualifying beneficiaries. If you are among those that have been meaning to apply for an appeal to your reject application status, Here is the procedure on how to lodge an appeal for your declined R350 grant application.What is a Bursary? A bursary is funding that is awarded to students by a tertiary institution, private organisation or government organisation to help them pay for their studies.The Sassa Social Relief of Distress grant is being paid to all qualifying beneficiaries. If you are among those that have been meaning to apply for an appeal to your reject application status, Here is the procedure on how to lodge an appeal for your declined R350 grant application
Does your R350 SRD grant application status say ‘Self Exclusionary Response Found’? Here’s what this means and what you can do about it.