How To Apply For The R350 Grant On WhatsApp 2024

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How To Apply For The R350 Grant On WhatsApp 2024

How To Apply For The R350 Grant On WhatsApp 2024

Applying for R350 grant on WhatsApp is a convenient and user-friendly method which enables eligible individuals to apply for much-needed financial support directly from their mobile devices, in their comfort zones.

If you find yourself in need of financial assistance, this guide will walk you through the step-by-step process of applying for the R350 grant on WhatsApp in 2024, ensuring you have the necessary information and resources at your fingertips.

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How To Apply For The R350 Grant On WhatsApp 2024

With just a few simple steps, you can complete your application using your mobile device and receive the support you need.

Applicants must only apply via one method, However, submitting more than one application will not speed up the process, in fact, it may slow down your application. Follow the below steps to apply for the grant 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

NOTE: To apply for R350 Grant, you must meet the eligibility requirements of the grant. It is very important to meet these requirements to be considered for the grant. The general eligibility requirements include;

  • You must reside in South Africa
  • 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 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 unreasonably refuse to accept employment or educational opportunities
  • You must NOT be receiving a stipend from NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme)

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How To Check Your Application Status

If you have submitted your application for the SRD Grant and would like to find out the status, 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

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Why Is My Grant Application Unsuccessful And What Should I Do?

If your grant application was not granted, you will be notified in writing by SASSA. If you disagree with the decision, you may file an appeal within 90 days of being told that your application failed.

Your appeal must be sent to the Minister of Social Development at the Department of Social Development’s national headquarters.

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SASSA Grants Contact Details

For any further queries, please contact SASSA directly:


SASSA will evaluate your application and determine your eligibility for the Unemployment Grant when you submit it. Because processing times might vary, it is critical to remain patient. SASSA will notify you of the outcome of your application via the contact information you provided on your application form.

For more information visit the official website of Sassa.


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