SRD Grant Application 2024-2025

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SRD Grant Application 2024-2025

SRD Grant Application 2024-2024 | The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has lived up to its mandate by helping many citizens of South Africa and permanent citizens. These are people who are in distress and in severe financial difficulties. The agency has a lot of grants to help people.

Due the difficulties that the COVID-19 pandemic brought into the lives of people, the agency introduced a new grant for affected people. This particular grant is supposed to have ended but it still exits because of the need it meets.

The year 2023 continues to see several applications and as such, the agency is still opened for potential beneficiaries through to the year 2024. In this piece, we shall explore how you can apply for the agency’s grant for the year 2024 to 2025.

Eligibility Criteria for SRD Grant Application 2024-2025

To be able to apply for the SRD for the year 2024 and 2025, you have to be sure you qualify to apply per the requirements: The following listed are the eligibility criteria for the SASSA SRD.

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

How to Apply for SRD Grant:

The agency has created a number of ways in which one can apply for a grant.

  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.

Documents Required for SRD Grant:

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 the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us, it is only reasonable that the intervention which is supposed to have ended still opens its arms to receive applications. Therefore if you still have a need, go through the requirements to find out if you quality to be assisted. Once you do and have all the supporting documents, go ahead and apply.