How To Apply For R350 Grant Relief 2024

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How To Apply For R350 Grant Relief 2024

How To Apply For R350 Grant Relief 2024

R350 Grant Relief 2024 program aims to provide temporary financial assistance to eligible individuals who are unemployed, do not receive any other form of social grants, and are in dire need of support. If you find yourself in such a situation and wish to apply for the R350 Grant Relief, this step-by-step guide will walk you through the application process.

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How To Apply For R350 Grant Relief 2024

Follow the below procedure to apply for R350 relief grant 2024;

STEP 1: Choose An Application Method

Apply via WhatsApp:

  • Send a message via WhatsApp to 082 046 8553
  • Provide your personal details
  • You will receive a Reference number, an OTP and a link to click
  • Click on the provided link, fill in your OTP and verify your account
  • Fill in your surname and ID number
  • Confirm the personal details that you provided via the WhatsApp chat

Apply via SRD Website:

  • In your internet browser, visit the SRD Website(if you are a Refugee, Asylum Seeker or Special Permit Holders, find out how to apply here)
  • Fill in your mobile number and ID number and click “send SMS”
  • You will receive a 6-digit OTP via SMS
  • Insert the OTP number on the SRD website and click “verify pin”

Using the SASSA Chatbot:

  • In your internet browser, visit the SASSA Website
  • Click on the SRD R350 Grant assistance chatbox (the orange box on the side of the screen)
  • Fill in your ID number and mobile number
  • On the chat, choose the option to apply for the SRD R350 grant
  • Click on the SRD website link provided by the SASSA Chatbot
  • Follow the SRD website steps

To Apply In-Person;

  • Visit a SASSA office close to you
  • Completed the SASSA application form in the presence of a SASSA officer
  • After completing the application form completely, you will be given a dated stamped receipt that includes the name of the SASSA official who aided you with your application.
  • keep your receipt as proof of application

STEP 2: Agree To The T& C’s

  • Read and agree to the Declaration and Consent terms.
  • Read and accept the terms of the You and Your Special COVID-19 SRD Grant paper.

STEP 3: Provide Required Information And Documentation

All applicants must provide the below information to complete the application process.

  • ID Number
  • Full Name and Surname (as printed on your ID Document/ ID Card)
  • Gender
  • Physical Address
  • Contact Information (mobile number, email address)

STEP 4: Choose Your Payment Method

Applicants would have to choose from the various Sassa payment methods designed for all applicants. Provided below are some payment methods of Sassa that applicants may have to choose from;

New applicants with a personal bank account, must provide the following information for payment:

  • Your Bank Name
  • Your Account Number
  • Your Branch Name
  • Your Account Type
  • Agree to the Terms and Conditions
  • Submit your Banking Details

New applicants without a personal bank account, must provide the following information for payment:

  • Choose Payment option – Cash Send
  • Agree to Terms and Conditions
  • Submit Banking Details
  • Existing applicants with a personal bank account, confirm the following information for payment:
  • Confirm Existing Personal Banking Details
  • Agree to Terms and Conditions
  • Click Submit

Existing applicants with the cash option, who would like to change to the bank payment option, provide the following information for payment:

  • Your Bank Name
  • Your Account Number
  • Your Branch Name
  • Your Account Type
  • Agree to the Terms and Conditions
  • Submit your Banking Details

STEP 5&6: Verification

Applicants will get an SMS with their banking information, indicating that The SRD R350 Grant application is now active.

SASSA compares your personal information (ID number, name, and surname) to a Department of Home Affairs database, as well as your ID number to recognised databases such as UIF, SARS, and NSFAS. Fraud risk scoring is carried out in partnership with fraud prevention partners, and your ID number and mobile number are cross-checked against known databases. The application procedure is then completed when your application is either granted or declined with a reason.

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R350 Sassa Eligibility Requirements 2024-2025

To be eligible for the Sassa Unemployment Grant, applicants must meet certain criteria. The eligibility requirements are listed below;

  • You must reside in South Africa
  • You must be unemployed and NOT be receiving financial support from any other source
  • You must meet any 1 of these criteria:
    1. You must be a South African Citizen
    2. You must be a Refugee in South Africa
    3. You must be an Asylum Seeker in South Africa with a valid Section 22 permit or visa
    4. You must be a Special Permit Holder in South Africa (under the Special Angolan Dispensation, the Lesotho Exemption Permit Dispensation or the Zimbabwe Exemption Permit Dispensation)
  • You must be between 18 and 60 years old
  • You must meet the means test, with an income of R624 or less per month
  • You must have insufficient financial means to support yourself
  • You must NOT be receiving any other social grants for yourself
  • You must NOT be contributing towards or eligible for UIF payment
  • You must NOT unreasonably refuse to accept employment or educational opportunities
  • You must NOT be receiving a stipend from NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme).

How Do I Check The Status Of My Application?

To Know the status of your application, you must, first of all, submit a completed application. You can check your application status in either of these ways:

  • On the SRD grants website
  • Send a WhatsApp message to 082 046 8553
  • Call the Toll Free Call Centre on 0800 60 10 11

R350 Grant Application Status Meaning

  • Application complete:

This means you have completed the reapplication process and your SRD grant will be verified each month. Check your verification and payment status each month on the SRD website.

  • Bank details pending

It means the application or reapplication was received, but no banking details or preferences were received. Applicants should submit their banking details via the SRD website

  • Reapplication pending

This means a reapplication has not been received. Applicants should submit their application

  • Period Pending

It means reapplication was successfully received and verification of the application for the period is pending. Applicants should check their application status later in the month

  • Period Approved

this means the application was approved for the period. Applicants should check the payday for details on when to expect their money.

  • Period Declined

this means the application was declined for the period, as well as the reason why it was declined. Applicants should submit a request for reconsideration

  • Cancelled

this means the grant has been cancelled. Applicants may reinstate their grant on the SRD website.

READ: Sassa Grant R350 How To Apply

Contact Sassa

For any further queries, please contact SASSA directly:

You can confidently submit your application for the R350 Social Relief of Distress Grant for the 2024-2025 fiscal year if you understand the application method, meet the qualifying conditions, and follow the steps outlined. If you find the information provided beneficial, please leave a comment in the space below.

For more information visit the official website of Sassa.

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