Organisation : South African Social Security Agency (SASSA)
Facility Name : Covid-19 SRD Grant Reconsiderations Decline Reasons
Country : South Africa
Website : https://www.sassa.gov.za/newsroom/articles/Pages/Special-COVID-19-SRD-Grant-Reconsideration-Decline-Reasons.aspx
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What is SASSA Special Covid-19 SRD 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 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.
What are Covid-19 SRD Grant Reconsiderations Decline Reasons?
All declined applications cannot be appealed with SASSA or DSD, this is the final reconsideration. Covid-19 SRD Grant Reconsiderations Decline Reasons
Decline Reason & Meaning:
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The applicant had funds of more than R595 flowing in to the bank account for the reconsidered period
The personal information provided does not match Department of Home Affairs details.
The applicant was a recipient of a Social grant during the reconsidered period
The applicant was in receipt of the National Student Fund Aid Scheme during the reconsidered period
The client received a UIF payout during the reconsidered period
The applicant was in employment in a government institution during the reconsidered period
The applicant does not qualify for the grant due to not meeting the age requirement during the during the reconsidered period
The applicant does not qualify for the grant due to not meeting the age requirement ( below 18) during the during the reconsidered period
deceased Record on DHA :
The client was registered as deceased on the Department of home affairs database during the reconsidered period
FAQ On SASSA Special Covid R350 Grant
Frequently Asked Questions FAQ On SASSA Special Covid R350 Grant
1.What is the qualifying criteria?
A person who is:
a) A South African Citizen, Permanent Resident or Refugee registered on the Home Affairs database and persons who are holders of special permits under the Special Angolan Dispensation, the Lesotho Exemption Permit dispensation and the Zimbabwe Exemption Permit Dispensation, and asylum seekers whose section 22 permits or visas are valid or were valid on 15 March 2020;
b) Currently residing within the borders of the Republic of South Africa;
c) Above the age of 18 and below the age of 60;
e) Not receiving any social grant in respect of himself or herself;
f) Not receiving an unemployment insurance benefit and does not qualify to receive an unemployment insurance benefit;
g) Not receiving a stipend from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme and other financial aid;
h) Not receiving any other governmentCOVID-19 response support; i)Not a resident in a government funded or subsidized institution
2.Will the application be accepted if I do not agree to the terms and conditions on the Declaration&Consent document?
If consent is not granted, the application will not be submitted to SASSA
3. Will the application be accepted if I do not indicate that I have read the You and my Covid 19 grant document?
The application will not be submitted if the client does not indicate that, he/she has read and understood the You and my Covid 19 grant document
4. What will happen if client fails bank verification?
A SMS notification will be sent to the client to correct bank details. If a client does not respond to the sms a SAPO account will be opened for the client for payment purposes
5. Can I use somebody else’s phone number or bank account?
Applicants to note that the bank account or the cellular phone number provided for payment MUST be registered in the name
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