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SASSA 350 Payment date, Grant Appeal and Sassa Status Check

SASSA 350 Payment date, Grant Appeal and Sassa Status Check. This article will guide you through on SASSA grant appeal, status check and payment dates for March 2024.

SASSA SRD Grant

The SASSA SRD Grant (officially known as the Social Relief of Distress Grant) is a temporary monthly payment of R350 in cash. It is designed to assist unemployed individuals who have no other income source. Here are the key details:

Eligibility

  • South African Citizens, Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Special Permit Holders.
  • Age range: 18 to 60 years.

Criteria

  • Insufficient means.
  • Not receiving other social grants.
  • Not contributing to or eligible for UIF payment.
  • No financial support from any other source.

SASSA Payment Dates

For March 2024, the payment dates are as follows:

  • Older Persons Grants: Tuesday, 5th March 2024.
  • Disability Grants: Wednesday, 6th March 2024.
  • Children’s Grants: Thursday, 7th March 2024.

Grant Appeal Process

  • Sometimes, your grant application for the R350 grant can be declined. Don’t worry, if you are not satisfied with the outcome of your grant application or payment, you can lodge an appeal online.

Lodge an appeal for Sassa R350 Grant if declined

  1. Visit srd.dsd.gov.za website.
  2. Scroll down and select ‘click here to lodge an appeal or check appeal status’.
  3. Enter your ID Number and cellphone number.
  4. Click ‘send pin, submit and select the month your wanna submit an appeal for’.
  5. Click ‘Submit ‘and patiently wait for the result of the appeal.

SASSA is committed to providing fair and transparent services to all eligible citizens.

SASSA Status Check

  • To check your SASSA payment status, you have a couple of options:

Call the SASSA helpline (0800 60 10 11): Follow the voice prompts to reach the SRD grant query section. Provide your ID number and other required details to get your payment date.

Visit the official SASSA SRD R350 website: Enter your ID number and mobile number (the same ones used during the application process) to view your payment date.

Reasons for Delayed R350 Payments

Delays in SASSA R350 grant payments can occur due to various factors. Let’s explore some common reasons:

  • Incorrect or Missing Banking Details: Ensure that the banking details you provided during your SRD grant application are accurate.
  • Incorrect Contact Details: Verify that your contact details (phone number, address) are up-to-date.
  • Additional Verifications Needed: Sometimes, SASSA requires further verification of documents or other details.
  • Workload on SASSA: SASSA processes millions of beneficiaries’ applications each month.
  • Technical Issues in the SASSA System: Occasionally, technical glitches within the SASSA system can cause delays. These issues usually resolve automatically within a few hours.

Remember that you’re not alone, and SASSA is continuously working to improve the payment process. If you encounter delays, consider updating your banking details and staying informed through official channels.

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