350 SASSA 2024

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350 SASSA 2024

350 SASSA 2024 is another of the short forms of the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) that is given out to needy and vulnerable people in South Africa. The grant is called “350 SASSA” firstly because it is a stipend of R350 that is given to beneficiaries. Secondly, it is offered by the South African Social Security Agency.

The agency was established in 2005 by the government by a legislation. It has several grants that it offers. People who benefit or who qualify for the grant must be either South African citizens or resident permanent residence in South Africa. In this article we are going to tell you all about this Grant and how you can apply and be successful.

What is 350 SASSA 2024?

350 SASSA targets People who are in distress or are in dire need of financial support. These people are such that if they don’t receive any help they will not be able to survive. They must also prove or provide evidence that they are indeed in distress. Some of the grants offered are as follows:

  • Care Dependency Grant
  • Child Support Grant
  • Disability Grant
  • Foster Child Grant
  • Grant-In-Aid
  • Older Persons Grant
  • Social Relief of Distress
  • War Veterans Grant

Who is eligible for 350 SASSA 2024?

Just like every other grant or fund, you must be certain that you qualify before you apply. Once you check for what is needed for eligibility and you are sure you qualify, you can start your application. Here is a shortlist of the requirements for the 350 SASSA Grant. You must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a permanent resident in South Africa, or must be a citizen of South Africa.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You should be earning less that the minimum wage or have no source of income or financial support
  • You should not be on any other grant or any other form of social or unemployment insurance
  • You should not have applied for or received the SASSA R350 grant before
  • Once you meet all of the requirements listed, you can continue with your application process.

How to Apply for the 350 SASSA 2024 Online

Follow the instructions below to apply for the 350 SASSA 2024 online:

  • First open the official site of the SASSA online:
  • Look for the “R350 grant” link on the homepage and click on it.
  • If this is the first time you are applying for the grant, you will have to register first.
  • You register by supplying some details about yourself: These include your name, your ID number, your telephone number and your residential address
  • After registration, an SMS will be sent to your number with your username and password.
  • Now, with the username and password given you, you can now log into your account
  • Go ahead and fill in the application form now by supplying the requested information such as your personal details, your bank details, and contact information.
  • Upon completing the form online, click on the “submit” button
  • Waiting patiently for a confirmation message

You can always check the status of your application by logging in to your account and clicking on the “check status” button.

To apply via WhatsApp, follow these instructions:

  • First, save the SASSA WhatsApp number (082 046 8553) to your contacts
  • Then, send a message to the number that says “Hi” or “Hello”
  • Once you do, you will receive a prompt for your application
  • Follow this prompt to complete your application
  • Now, give your banking details where you can receive your assistance.
  • If you don’t have a bank account, select “cash payment option”

After you submit your application, you will receive a reference number via WhatsApp that you can use to check the status of your application.

To apply via USSD;

Dial1347737# from your phone, you will receive prompts and you have to follow these prompts to finish up your application process.

Tips for a Successful R350 Grant Application

Be certain that you qualify before you put in your application
Ensure that all the needed documents requested are set before you begin your application process
When you are done, cross check the information you have provided to be sure everything is the way you want it before you submit
Since you will be receiving information on the status of your application from your phone, make sure you always have your phone on

What can you use the 350 SASSA 2024 grant for?

350 SASSA grant is mostly used to feeding, clothing and shelter. It is a grant that is meant to meet basic needs and requirements. If one will need more than that, there are other grants that help you to build a business for yourself, and you can consider those as well.


350 SASSA 2024 is available to people who are in very serious financial difficulties. Once you check for the eligibility criteria and you qualify, go ahead and put in your application by the method that is most comfortable to you. Be patient enough to wait for a response after you have applied.