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srd.sassa.gov.za Covid-19 R350 Grant Application Status : South African Social Security Agency

Organization Name : SASSA South African Social Security Agency
Facility Name : Covid-19 SRD (R350) Grant Application Status
Applicable For : Individuals who are currently unemployed
Website : https://srd.sassa.gov.za/sc19/status

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SASSA SRD Application Status

Special Covid 19 Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD) of R350 per month for 6 months to be paid to individuals who are currently unemployed, do not receive any form of income, social grant or UIF payment etc.

SRD Grant Eligibility

To qualify for this Covid 19 SRD Grant of R350 you must

** Be a South African Citizens Permanent Resident or Refugee registered on the Home Affairs database;
** currently residing within the borders of the Republic of South Africa;

** be above the age of 18;
** be unemployed;
** not be receiving any form of income;
** not be receiving any social grant;

** not be receiving an unemployment insurance benefit and do not qualify to receive an unemployment insurance benefit;
** not be receiving a stipend from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme and other financial aid;

** not be receiving any other government COVID-19 response support; and
** not be resident in a government funded or subsidized institution.

How to Check SRD Status?

Just follow the below steps to check your Covid-19 SRD Grant Application Status.

Steps :
Step 1 : Visit the official website of SASSA through the URL https://srd.sassa.gov.za/

Step 2 : Next, click “Check Online” link under Application status at the end of the page.


Step 3 : Enter the South African ID number of Applicant
Step 4 : Enter the Phone Number used to submit your application.
Step 5 : Finally click on “Submit” button to know your status.

Payment of Grant

Payment of the grant will be made mainly through bank accounts of the applicants and through cash send measures through banks.

The benefit/grant will be paid from the date of approval up to the end of October 2020 provided the qualifying criteria listed continues to be met. So if applicants apply in June, their payments will be from June and there will be no back pay.

Period of SRD Grant

Social Relief of Distress is issued monthly for a maximum period of 3 months. An extension a further 3 months may be granted in exceptional cases.

Terms & Conditions

** Applications for the special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant are only electronic. Do not visit SASSA offices to apply for this grant. If you need assistance to apply, SASSA staff & volunteers can assist.

** Citizens without bank accounts can also apply. In this case payment will be effected through a money transfer, once all the necessary validations have been completed.

** Once applications are approved, SASSA will request confirmation of bank account through a secure site – this will also be done electronically.
** Any applicant has the right to request confirmation that this request is from SASSA to protect themselves.

SRD Contact Numbers

Regional Contact Numbers for Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Applications. Applications could be made by either calling SASSA National Call Center: 0800 60 10 11 or Email to: grantenquiries [AT] sassa.gov.za

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  1. They is someone who applied 350 with my ID so plz i need help I want to change a number phone

  2. nomvopantsi71@gmail.com

    I applied in May on behalf of my two Brothers, both not working and staying in rural area and no cellphones nor bank accounts,the other one was approved end May but no payment to date,the 2nd one declined butI don’t know why,never work before

  3. Since I approved I didn’t get money.

  4. How to correct mistakes

  5. Nonkulukeko happiness ngcobo

    Igot the SMS saying that information doesn’t match with my id

  6. I got the message to upload my bank details but the link give challenge

  7. I applied in the middle of May. I don’t work. I don’t get a disability grant. I don’t get UIF payments although I have registered a case against a previous employer at the local DoL. When I check the status, I just see “Failed”. There is no pending, approved or disapproved notification. We are into July and nothing has happened. I meet all the criteria for this grant. WHAT IS GOING ON!?

  8. My application was declined but im not working

  9. How to Correct mistake in SRD Application?

  10. I was approved. early may opt to be paid at standard bank until today nothing

  11. I apply 13 may until now I am not getting any message I am not working not receiving any income it’s my problem

  12. I been approved but didn’t get a sms for my banking details

  13. keneilwe grace mogale

    Been struggling for almost 2 months now its either says failed or something else as i was asked to submit bank details.i dnt have a proper phone to do all those things

  14. Thandokazi Wellem

    I received an sms saying that my I’D doesn’t match my I’D number 9907090728087

  15. Goseame Shantel Monku

    I was declined but I don’t have any source of income, what must I do?

  16. My application says my I’d doesn’t match with the details ..so what must I do?

  17. My status says I’m approved but I didn’t get a link where I can confirm my bank details.any help to find a link

  18. Chauke sinikwe suzan

    How to appload my bank details

  19. Chauke sinikwe suzan

    No bank account

  20. Masoeu Tshepiso Elliot

    Hlw plz help me i lost mu sms from sassa and they i am approved they need my bank details so i dont have an bank acc so plss help me what can i do?

  21. Ntombi Busisiwe MZOBE

    help me find the page to upload my social relief grant banking details

    1. I don’t have bank account how do I get my 350?

    2. Jethro makateko mkhombo

      How to correct mistakes

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