SASSA 350 Application

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SASSA 350 Application

SASSA 350 Application is the means by which citizens and permanent residents in South Africa apply for the grant of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA). Haven been established by the SASSA Act No 9 Of 2004, the agency has been supportive of people who are in dire need of various forms of assistance since then.

The SASSA 350 however stands out as a scheme for those seeking financial help because of the negative of COVID-19 on individuals, businesses and families.

Those who qualify after application receive a stipend of R350 from the agency. In this piece, we provide a guide that will help you to succeed in your application

Eligibility criteria for SASSA 350 Application

To apply for the SASSA 350 grant and succeed, follow the guide below.

  • 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 any grant from the SASSA before
  • Once you meet all of the requirements listed, you can continue with your application process.
  • If you are a student too, you should not be receiving assistance from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)

How to apply for SASSA 350 Application

The agency has made available various ways of putting in your application. This is to ensure that people who can apply online don’t necessarily visit the offices of the agency. Those who cannot use the online and who will want to visit the offices can also do so. Listed here are the various ways of applying.

  1. Online: You choose to visit the official site of the agency and then register. Once you register with your personal details such as your ID, your contact information and banking details, you can apply online.
  2. WhatsApp: You can also send a WhatsApp to the line of the agency at 082 0468 553. You will receive a feedback that will require you to provide your personal details to enable you apply for a grant.
  3. SASSA Offices: You can also locate any of the SASSA offices close to you and then pick up forms and fill them. After that, you will attach all the supporting documents and submit them.
  4. Post Office: With your ID and supporting documents, you can visit the post office and apply for a grant.
  5. USSD: Dial1347737# from your phone, you will receive prompts and you have to follow these prompts to finish up your application process.

To use the online portal, use these instructions

Step 1: Open the official SASSA website and click on the “Grants” button.

Step 2: Now choose the “COVID-19 SRD Grant” among the options that pop up.

Step 3: Search for the “Apply Now” button and click on it.

Step 4: You must read the terms and conditions very well to click on “I Agree” button.

Step 5: Put in your personal information, such as your name, your surname, and ID number.

Step 6: Give correct answers to the eligibility questions. A false answer will disqualify your application

Step 7: Provide your bank account details, this will be your bank name, account number, and branch code.

Step 8: Check to be sure every information in correct before you click on “Submit”.

Documents Required for SASSA R350 Grant Application Online 2023-2024 August

To apply for the SRD grant, you will need to provide the following documents:

  1. Your ID document.
  2. Proof of income, such as a recent pay-slip or bank statement.
  3. Proof of residence, such as a utility bill or lease agreement.
  4. Any other relevant documents, such as a death certificate if you are applying on behalf of a deceased person.


Since we are in a technological era, the agency has made provision for an online portal where people who need its grants can easily apply for it. Those who can’t can also visit the offices of the agency and put in their applications.

Before you apply, make sure all your documents are ready. You should also provide the most recent information about you concerning your resident address, telephone number and every other detail that concerns you. If you follow all the instructions properly, you should be successful in your application.