Sassa Application for R350 Grant: How to Apply Online: to apply for the new sassa r350 grant, all existing beneficiaries must visit the main website and under the reconfirm your existing application section choose reconfirm.
You will be asked to enter your enter your south african ID number and your mobile number.
If you are a new applicant then you have to go to how to apply the srd grant and fill in the details available. All SRD R350 grant applicants must reconfirm their grant applications at least once every 3 months.
This reconfirmation informs SASSA that applicants still need and qualify for the grant in terms of the regulations.APPLY ONLINE FOR SASSA R350 GRANT NOW To Start application : Visit srd.sassa.gov.za CHECK SASSA STATUS ONLINE UPDATE APPLICATION INFORMATION SASSA APPEAL
Existing applicants can also update their responses to the screening questionnaire here, at any time, should their circumstances change or to correct errors.
It is important for all beneficiaries to note that all information will be provided electronically and there is no need to upload any documentation.
- Please ensure that you provide SASSA with a Mobile Number (cell phone number) where we can reach you to provide you with feedback on the status of your application.
- You can also obtain the status of your application on the main srd website.
- Should your application be declined, you will have the right to appeal the decision by lodging an appeal with the Department of Social Development for each month your application was declined.
- The process to lodge an appeal will be provided with the notification that your application has been declined. Failure to request appeal for each month that the application is declined will result in the original decision sustained.
Under the new regulations, you need to re-apply for the R350 grant. In April 2022, the government amended the regulations to shift the R350 Covid Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant from the Disaster Management Act to the Social Assistance Act.
To qualify for the 19 SRD Grant of R350 you must meet the following requirements:
- be a South African Citizen, Permanent Resident or Refugee registered on the Home Affairs system; and be resident within the borders of the Republic of South Africa;
- be above the age of 18;
- be unemployed;
- not be receiving any income;
- not be receiving any social grant;
- not be receiving any unemployment insurance benefit and do not qualify to receive unemployment insurance benefits;
- not be receiving a stipend from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme;
- not be receiving any other government COVID-19 response support; and
- not be resident in a government funded or subsidized institution.
Once you have successfully applied for the r350 grant you can now check your payment dates. It is important to note that all the money sassa will pay you will be transferred to your bank account or you would have to go to your nearest cash outlets to withdraw your money. You will only receive your payment if you have been approved. For those who have been approved you will find the day of payment on your account. Now sassa only make payment to bank accounts and not the post office anymore. SASSA takes 5 working days.
I (‘Principal Applicant’) hereby apply for the Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD Grant). If I apply on
behalf of another person (‘Secondary Applicant’), I confirm that I have the necessary authority to
provide the Personal Information of the Secondary Applicant and agree to this Consent, on behalf of the
Secondary Applicant and that I will inform the Secondary Applicant of all the provisions of this Consent
and of the outcome of the Application as well as the expectations should the application be successful.
- I / the Secondary Applicant consent to –
1.1. SASSA processing, sharing, transferring and verifying my / the Secondary Applicant’s
Personal Information as provided in my / the Secondary Applicant’s application, including but
not limited to, information pertaining to my / the Secondary Applicant’s financial status, income,
bank account details with banking institutions, other government and other relevant institutions
(‘Institutions’), including fraud detection service providers deemed necessary by SASSA, to
assess and consider my / the Secondary Applicant’s application for a Social Relief of Distress
1.2. Institutions processing, sharing, transferring and verifying my / the Secondary Applicant’s
Personal Information, between Institutions and SASSA, only for the ‘Purpose’
Where the ‘Purpose’ means to verify and validate the information provided by me / the Secondary
Applicant for the consideration of approving the grant applied for and sharing the information for the
benefit of me / the Secondary Applicant.
(‘Principal Applicant’) hereby apply for the Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD Grant). If I apply on behalf of another
person (‘Secondary Applicant’), I confirm that I have the necessary authority to provide the Personal Information of the
Secondary Applicant and agree to this Declaration, on behalf of the Secondary Applicant and that I will inform the Secondary
Applicant of all the provisions of this Declaration and of the outcome of the Application as well as the expectations should
the application be successful.
- I declare that:
1.1. The Principal Applicant / The Secondary Applicant :
1.1.1. is a South African Citizen/ Permanent Resident or Refugee registered on the Home Affairs database/
a holder of a special permit under; the Special Angolan Dispensation/ the Lesotho Exemption Permit
dispensation / the Zimbabwe Exemption Permit Dispensation / an asylum seeker whose section 22
permit or visa is valid;
1.1.2. is currently residing within the borders of the Republic of South Africa;
1.1.3. is above the age of 18 and below the age of 60;
1.1.4. has insufficient means;
1.1.5. has not unreasonably refuse to accept employment or educational opportunities
1.1.6. is not receiving any adult social grant in respect of himself or herself;
1.1.7. is not receiving an unemployment insurance benefit and does not qualify to receive an
unemployment insurance benefit;
1.1.8. is not receiving a stipend from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme or other financial aid;
1.1.9. is not receiving any other government COVID-19 response support; and
1.1.10. is not a resident in a government funded or subsidised institution.
1.2. All information, including Personal Information, supplied to SASSA is valid, accurate, complete and current.
1.3. I undertake to immediately notify SASSA of any change in my / the Secondary Applicant’s financial
circumstances, contact details or change in circumstances in relation to clause 1.1.
1.4. I also agree to correct and update my / the Secondary Applicant’s Personal Information if it has changed.
1.5. I confirm that the mobile phone number provided is the number at which I / the Secondary Applicant can be
contacted and that this is the acceptable channel for all communication from SASSA for the purposes of this
grant. If this number changes, I undertake to immediately update the number with SASSA.
1.6. I / the Secondary Applicant indemnify SASSA, and holds SASSA harmless against any and all losses or
damages incurred by my / Secondary Applicant’s failure to receive communication from SASSA if an incorrect
mobile number is provided. SASSA is not obliged to determine whether the mobile number provided by me /
the Secondary Applicant is correct and/or linked to me / the Secondary Applicant.
1.7. All communication to me / the Secondary Applicant from SASSA, on the mobile number provided, will be
considered to have been received and read.
1.8. I understand and agree that any false and/ or misleading information in the application is punishable by law and
/ or that such information or any incorrect information or request to delete my / the Secondary Applicant’s
personal information, will justify a denial of or revocation of my / the Secondary Applicant’s, application for the
social relief of distress grant by SASSA.
- I understand that Personal Information has the meaning ascribed to it in terms of the Protection of Personal Information
Act, Act No. 4 of 2013 (‘POPI Act’) and means information relating to me / the Secondary Applicant as an identifiable,
living, natural person and includes all information supplied to SASSA in relation to my / the Secondary Applicant’s
application. I understand that when processing my / the Secondary Applicants Personal Information, SASSA will comply
with the POPI Act and all other applicable legislation.
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- I acknowledge that any Personal Information supplied to SASSA is provided voluntarily and that SASSA will not be able
to comply with its obligations or reserves its right not to comply with its obligations, if incorrect Personal Information is