How To Apply For R350 Grant USSD 2024-2025

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How To Apply For R350 Grant USSD 2024-2025

How To Apply For R350 Grant USSD 2024-2025

The R350 grant from the South African government gives much-needed financial support to persons who are unemployed and in financial difficulty. The government has devised a handy way using USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) to make the application procedure more accessible. In this post, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of applying for the R350 grant via USSD to ensure you get the assistance you require.

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How To Apply For R350 Grant USSD 2024-2025

Follow the below procedure to apply for R350 grant using USSD;

STEP 1: Check Eligibility Criteria

Before you begin the application process for R350 grant, be sure you meet the eligibility requirements. The following are the general requirements:

  • You must be a resident of South Africa
  • You must be a South African Citizen
  • You must be a Refugee in South Africa
  • You must be an Asylum Seeker in South Africa with a valid section 22 permit or visa
  • 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 a income of R624 or less per month
  • You must be unemployed and NOT be receiving financial support from any other source
  • 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 be unreasonably refuse to accept employment or educational opportunities
  • You must NOT be receiving a stipend from NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme).

STEP 2: Gather Documents Required

Applicants must have in possession the following documentation and information to apply for the R350 grant:

  • ID Number (or your passport number/ special permit if you are not a South African citizen)
  • Full Name and Surname (as stated on your official ID document/ passport)
  • Phone number (SASSA will use this number to contact you regarding your status so make sure you have access to this mobile number)
  • Physical Address or residential address.

STEP 3: USSD Application Process

Dial the USSD code supplied by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) exclusively for R350 grant applications on your mobile phone.Follow the procedure below:

  • Dial the USSD code provided by SASSA for R350 Grant applications.
  • Read and follow the instructions carefully provided carfully.
  • Enter your personal information when prompted. This may include your ID number, name, surname, date of birth, and contact details. Ensure that you provide accurate information.
  • Review the details you entered for accuracy before submitting your application.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to confirm and submit your application.
  • ¬†After submitting your application, SASSA will review and verify the information you provided.
  • If your R350 Grant application is approved, you will receive a notification with instructions on how and when to collect your grant.

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Contact Sassa

For any further queries, please contact SASSA directly:

  • Contact the SASSA Toll-Free Call centre on 0800 60 10 11
  • Contact the SASSA Head Office on 012 400 2322
  • Email SASSA Head Office at:
  • Contact details of SASSA offices across the country: Contact SASSA.

To maximize your chances of a successful application, double-check the qualifying conditions before submitting and supply accurate information. Keep track of the status of your application and follow any instructions or alerts from SASSA.

For more information visit the official website of Sassa.


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