As we move into March, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has confirmed the payment dates for the next cycle of the Special Relief of Distress (SRD) grant. This grant is a vital lifeline for millions of South Africans who are struggling to make ends meet during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Here at mycareers.co.za, we understand the importance of timely and accurate information when it comes to SASSA payments. In this article, we will provide you with all the key details you need to know about the upcoming SASSA SRD payment dates for March.
When Will The SASSA SRD Payments Be Made?
According to SASSA, the payments for the SRD grant for March will be made on the following dates:
- 29 March 2023: for all approved applications submitted before the 15th of March 2023
- 6 April 2023: for all approved applications submitted before the 30th of March 2023
It is important to note that these payment dates are subject to change, and it is always advisable to check with SASSA for the latest information.
Who Is Eligible For The SASSA SRD Grant?
The SRD grant is available to all South African citizens who are currently unemployed and have no other means of financial support. To be eligible for the SRD grant, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a South African citizen or permanent resident
- Be 18 years or older
- Be unemployed
- Have no income or social grant
- Have no access to any other form of financial support
- Be a resident of South Africa
How Can You Apply For The SASSA SRD Grant?
To apply for the SRD grant, applicants must complete an online application form on the SASSA website. The application form is available in several South African languages, including English, Afrikaans, isiZulu, and isiXhosa.
Applicants must provide their personal details, including their name, ID number, and contact information, as well as their banking details, if available. They must also provide information about their current financial situation and any dependents they may have.
Once the application has been submitted, it will be reviewed by SASSA, and applicants will be notified of the outcome via SMS or email.
The SASSA SRD grant is a vital source of support for millions of South Africans during these challenging times. By staying up to date with the latest information on payment dates and eligibility criteria, you can ensure that you receive the support you need when you need it most.
If you have any questions or concerns about the SASSA SRD grant, we recommend that you contact SASSA directly for further information.