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srd.sassa.gov.za Request Names & Surname Update : South Africa Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant

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Organisation : SASSA South African Social Security Agency
Facility Name : Request Names & Surname Update
Applicable For : Applicants who’s SRD Grant application was declined based on incorrect names and surname information
Website : https://srd.sassa.gov.za/


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 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.

Related / Similar Facility : SASSA Payment of Covid-19 Grant

This Social Relief of Distress Programme was confirmed in the Regulations made under Section 27(2) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 (Act No. 57 of 2002): Measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19, as amended.

Request Names & Surname Update

Applicants who’s SRD Grant application was declined based on incorrect names and surname information provided, can complete the fields below and request that their information be updated.

Please ensure that you enter your ID Number, names and surname exactly as it appears in your South African green ID Document or on your Smart ID Card. Your names and surname will only be updated if it matches your details on the Department of Home Affairs database.

How To Update Name Online?

Just follow the simple steps mentioned below to update your Names & Surname online.

Step-1 : Go to the link https://srd.sassa.gov.za/
Step-2 : Scroll Down For “Request Names and Surname Update”.
Step-3 : Enter your ID Number in the space provided
Step-4 : Then enter your Name and
Step-5 : Enter your surname
Step-6 : Click on “Submit” button.

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.
** No paper based applications will be accepted.
** Payment will be effected through a channel of your choice.
** 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. Smangele

    Update name an surname

  2. Nontembeko

    I want to change my name

  3. Anonymous

    Hi I have 2 problems I wanted to check my name bf surname if they are correct but my I’d number says invalid but it is the same as on my I’d book and Iwould like to change my number since I used a friend’s number to apply for my srd I didn’t have a phone back then

    1. Smangele

      I want to update name an surname for me

  4. Makoena

    Hi I’m trying to change my name but but it says pending

  5. Sylvia Raboko

    Please help I’ve been trying to change my surname

  6. Happiness Manke...Mngadi

    Hi I have crc problem of name and surname please help

  7. Sizwe Mbambo

    Please help I’m trying to fix my name and my surname

  8. Sizwe Mbambo

    Hii ive been trying to change my names but it’s says Invalid names idont know how because there are the ones that’s appear in my Id ….Name:Sizwe :surname:Mbambo

  9. Izach

    Help please to cange my surname

  10. Lindeka Njengele

    Please help trying to fix my name & my surname

    1. Sizwe mbambo

      I’ve same problem to of names

  11. Nozuko

    My name is nozuko bangani my application has declined due to invalid name or surname don’t know what happened my I’ve been trying to fix but i can’t

  12. Zingisa

    Hey I’ve been trying to change my my name’s but it says invalid names I don’t why because that names are the ones that appears in my id

  13. Qinisile

    Hi want to change my name Thandi to thandy

  14. Lesego mohlala

    Hi i’ve been trying to change my names but it says invalid names i don’t know why cause the that names are the ones that appears in my id

  15. Liza

    Hi im liza i want to change my surname imarried but when i apply i use old surname my id is 8902040453085 liza mtiki

  16. brice hay

    hi i would like to know if my application was sucessfull or not

  17. Thembelihle Priscilla ndlovu

    I want to change surname am using wrong surname

  18. Aziza Fortune

    Please open the srd name and surname link.

  19. Siphosethu Tswina

    Hi iam Siphosethu Tswina id number 9208275949089 applied but it’s says decline because I’m registered on uif yes i was working but now I’m not working i was not even get any cent with uif.

  20. Nontokozo Florence Mtengi

    Hi im Nontokozo Florence Mtengi i want to update my Surname are declined from August 2021 my Surname Mtengi ID number 7806220512084

  21. Nontokozo Florence Mtengi

    Hi I want to update my surname are decline on August 2021 Nontokozo FLorence Mtengi may you please correct mu surname my id number 7806220512084

  22. Mazandy

    Can you please open the link to request NAME and SURNAME update because some people have been declined due to identity verification. PLS HELP

  23. Lizette

    My srd was decliend due to identification my Id is on my old surname and my bank details to How can I tell somrone that I am married with a new surname but did not change my id yet

  24. Mokgadi Caroline kutumela

    Please help me change my name and surname I’m mokgadi Caroline kutumela

  25. Akhona

    I would like to change my surname

  26. Maisie

    Pls help to rectify my cousin name. Mmabatho Mahlauli. I put one m instead of double m. Pld

  27. Maria

    Hi my name is maria i want to request my name and surname update

  28. Maria

    Hi i want to request my name and surname updated

  29. Anonymous

    Sassa Link for updating names and surname not working
    Please help I want to update my info.thanks

  30. Liza

    The link for updating names and surname is not working.pls help


    Hi I want to change my SURNAME


    I want change my name n Surname BABONGILE PANGINDAWO

  33. Dikeledi

    I would like to rectify my surname instead of malatji to malatjie

  34. Kealeboga

    Correct my namy Kealeboga Klouw not Keaoleboga

  35. Tshephisho

    I like to change name and surname, the link is not working please help

  36. Nonkululeko

    I like to change surname because nonkululeko Sangweni because m married

  37. Thabisa

    Hi my name is thabisa I would like to change my bank account

  38. Mutshekwa merriam

    Please can u rectify my mother’s name mufanadi Merriam mutshekwa

  39. Am lifa

    Can somebody change for me the payment method I don’t wanna use the post office anymore I wanna select my account help me

  40. Yonela

    Please change my bank acc it’s

  41. Thelma Masufi

    Hello I love to change my baking details

  42. Noxolo

    Hi i want to change my account number is 9364449224

  43. Khuselwa

    I would like to change the banking details plz

  44. Tebgo

    Change bank

  45. Tebogo

    Change bank

  46. Tebogo

    Indeed help to change my srd grant to the bank my account number is(9354XXXXXX already aproved my Name is Tebogo Joseph Matlhaku my ID Number is (8407045XXXXXX)ABSA BANK.cell number (06349XXXXX)


    Hi i want to change my bank my account is 931427XXXX ABSA , MADADENI,

  48. Khonzaphi thoko mchunu

    Hy I want to change my bank details to 62030805XXXX I do a mistake I registered by other person account bank
    Plz change my money to post bank

  49. Mpungiwe

    Majova Mpungiwe id NO 62080510XXXXX i had never received any money ,Reason identity verification

  50. priscilla Lebogang mudau

    i neef to change my banking details




    I am NKOSINAMANDLA GIFT NGEMA.ID.0211175564080. I saw the page on internet that informs applicants to update details as appeared on Home Affairs information if grant declined.I never received my grant since February.The feedback says I put incorrect information

    1. Nthabeleng makgatela Hlagala

      I want change my bank details

  53. Sylvia Baxolisile Dlamini

    I want to change my banking details,acc no.51039852589.

  54. Boipelo nkgoang

    Hi I want to change my payment method..I’ve been approved yesterday

  55. Nolwandle

    Plz change my bank account 62881948338 i made a mistake

  56. siyanga vumani

    do i change my bank details i made a mistake

  57. Mirriam Ramela

    Hi I would to know if i choose the post bank option is it possible to get my Sassa distress on my Sassa child support grant card.

  58. Godfrey

    Hi I wish to change my banking details from post office to my Tymbank acc since I made a mistake not to select bank option

  59. Edwin Thabiso Maine

    Hi I want to update my name and surname my name is Edwin Thabiso my is maine

  60. Sibongile khoza

    Change my banking details standard bank account number 67739XXXX id number 8310150XXXXXX

  61. Roxzane

    Hi my mom had applied since last year August and haven’t received nothing.When she check her status it refer to invalid name and surname.But when she go to home affairs everything is okay on their data base they told her the problem lays by sassa.So I would like to know in what position it puts us

  62. Nkhensani Hlungwan

    I want my payment come to my bank account

  63. Zimasa

    Correct my details I am NOKHOMBILE NDOFAZI MTOKODWA



  65. phindile mbanjwa

    I have aproblem i m not receive R350 grant from november 2020 until march 2021 i dont now whats a problem


    I applied ssrd grant may last year and your sytem said; your application was declined you are register in uIIF AND you are tax payer,I M not working and I found nothing from SARS,MY id is6706305491082


    my name is mxolisi IM unemployed I donot receive UiF AND MY application was decliened because sytem said IM registerd in UIF.ID 6706305491082

    1. Jabulile mzileni

      Hi im jabulile mzileni i want to update my name and surname are declined from November 2020 . my name is jabulile my surname is mzileni my id number is 9012161190083

  68. Lewis Vava

    I applied but it’s says decline because I’m registered on irp5 but I’m not working.

  69. Daniel mashaba

    I applied srd sassa decline rp5 .id 6904075333085 cell no 0792321805.im not working

  70. Sibusiso Nene

    I applied but nothing come trough saying that my application was declined or not my cell was missing my new one is 083 204 2026

  71. Anonymous

    The link is not opening

    1. Jolena motshabapula mtsweni

      I didn’t get sassa grant money because I’ve changed my surname from phetla to mtsweni

  72. RuwaydaNoordien

    I approved for June,July,August but didn’t recieve no paydates but for September Nd October I have paydates but haven’t recieved no money

  73. Siyabonga Madikane

    I apply by June end l had never received any out l went to SARS to get the letter but nothing my I’d number 8507095971087 my name siyabonga Madikane

  74. george mashilangwato

    I did apply for the350 grant but she I check my status it says unregistered and I don’t know what is the problem


    ID NUMBER 731030 5433 084


    ID NUMBER 8708165808086

  77. Nomalungelo

    I want to change my payment methot ..I’ve been approved from july

    1. Zenzele

      hello My name is Zenzele ,I have a problem I was robbed by thief so ,I would like to update my new cellphone number

    2. Author Admin

      Hi im Bronwyn i want to update my Name and Surname are declind from last year 2020 my Name is BRONWYN ANNE WILLIAMS ID number is 8608010207084

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