Everything you need to know about the SASSA status check for the SRD grant, including the payments dates when it can be collected. The R350 Social Relief Grant Payment schedule is announced each month by the South African Social Security Agency – SASSA. This is the organisation that has been put in charge of distributing and providing government assistance for the special Covid-19 Social Relief benefit. They are also responsible for disability grant recipients and child support grant beneficiaries.
SASSA Status Check
There are a number methods of you can check and receive your R350 social grant payment. See how to check SASSA status with . You can also use your to check your sassa status via SMS or WhatsApp.
Payment via Bank Account
Receiving payments via your bank account is probably the most convenient payment method and fastest way to receive the grant, it also means you can avoid queuing in person at the Post Office. The amounts for each month will be paid into the bank account of the beneficiary as per the grant application. Please note that the bank details or cellular phone number provided for payment MUST be registered in the name of the approved applicant used in the Covid-19 R350 grant application process to make sure that payment goes to the correct recipients.
If you don’t have any banking details, individuals can collect your grant cash from the Post Office branches (SAPO/Post Bank), Pick-N-Pay or Boxer stores. Or alternatively a Bank Mobile Money Transfer (cash send option). You will only be able to collect the grant money once you have received a notification SMS confirmation to say there has been confirmation of payment. Use the below table to see the SRD Grant Payment Dates for this week.
What is my SASSA Status is Pending?
Unfortunately, for a lot of people, when they check sassa status online it is only showing as “pending” and they are unable to receive the R350. The official SASSA recently released the below message on 1st June 2022:
Payments for the new cycle of the special COVID-19 SRD grant (from April 2022) will be paid as from mid-June 2022.
SASSA will continue clearing outstanding payments from the previous cycle as and when the bank details are confirmed. The payments will not be done together, but will be done month by month. More than one payment may be made in a month, but no one will receive double payments in amount. SASSA will do these multiple payments in a month until the backlog is finalized, where after monthly payments will resume.
SASSA Payment Dates for August 2022:
Older Person’s Grant – From Tuesday 2nd August 2022
Disability Grant – From Wednesday 3rd August 2022
All Other Grants – From Thursday 4th August 2022
SASSA Payment Dates for July 2022:
Older Person’s Grant – From Monday 4th July 2022
Disability Grant – From Tuesday 5th July 2022
All Other Grants – From Wednesday 6th July 2022
We will update with the September 2022 payment dates as soon as they’ve been published.
After SASSA Status Check, What is the R350 Reconsideration Process?
The reconsideration process is where they double-check the personal details and income status to make sure they are vulnerable individuals. There has recently been announcements of delays in the processing of reconsideration requests due to the longer time periods in communicating with the banks and financial institutions. Remember, in order to receive the covid-19 grant you must not be receiving any other government covid-19 response support.
How do I have my R350 Grant reconsidered?
If you see your Covid-19 SRD R350 grant application status as ‘Reapplication Pending’ then you should follow the below steps to dispute your R350 grant status:
- Go to the SRD portal: https://srd.sassa.gov.za
- Click on the ‘Application for Reconsideration’ tab
- Then select ‘Click here to apply for reconsideration’
- Provide your ID number and cellphone number
- Complete the rest of the steps for reconsideration of your payment
When does the SASSA R350 Grant End?
President Cyril Ramaphosa has stated that the Covid-19 R350 government grant and payment of grants will be extended for the next 12 months till March 2023. This was announced during the State of the Nation Address (SONA) in Cape Town on February 10. It is hoped the Relief of Distress Grant will continue to help those people that need it most in South Africa. The grant should be seen as a temporary grant and an opportunity to help those find new career options. Check out the rules for any new .
Access via the SRD SASSA Gov Login
Grant applicants can also check the current SRD grant application status on the official SASSA website here: srd.sassa.gov.za
- Navigate to the SRD grant application status on the official SASSA website using the online dashboard link here: https://srd.sassa.gov.za/sc19/status
- Enter your South African ID number of Applicant
- Enter the phone number you used to submit the application