SASSA Status Check for SRD R350 Payment Dates

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You can easily check the status of your SASSA Social Relief of Distress (SRD) R350 grant online to ensure you receive your payment for the current month. SASSA Status Check is important for all applicants to stay informed about the grant updates every 30 days.

SASSA Status Check Online

  1. To SASSA Status Check you need to enter your South African ID in the selected "ID Number" section.
  2. Enter your cell phone number in the selected "Phone Number" section that is used to submit your grant application.
  3. Click on ‘Check Now‘ button to send your request to SassaCheck database.
  4. SASSA Status Check system will display the month for which your grant has been approved and display it with your App ID.

With online status you will find your grant collection dates for the current month and stay updated on your R350 and social relief grant application eligibility. You can view the Status Check result below.

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SASSA Status Check Result Image

After you are sure your status checks for R350 you can collect SASSA money.

SASSA Payment Status Check April 2024

It is important for SASSA applicants to check the payment status for each month to be able to collect the grant money on the scheduled payday.

For a complete view of SASSA Payment Dates for 2024 you can refer to the table below to check your monthly grant paydays to collect your money.

SASSA GrantsApril 2024 Payment Dates
SRD R350Starts from Wednesday 24 April 2024 to Tuesday 30 April 2024
Old AgeWednesday April 3, 2024
War VeteransWednesday April 3, 2024
DisabilityThursday April 4, 2024
Care DependencyThursday April 4, 2024
Child SupportFriday April 5, 2024
Foster Child GrantFriday April 5, 2024

We recognize the significance of SASSA grants for people in need, who depend on the social relief funds for living. To make the distribution process smooth, monthly grants are organized into separate categories, including Older Persons, Disability, and Children's Grants. This course ensures the smooth and conflict-free allotment of funds to intended beneficiaries.

SRD Status Check for R350 on WhatsApp

The official SASSA WhatsApp Number offer SRD status for R350 applicants. This convenient method allows you to chat and message to SASSA Team online to check your application status, resolve any issues you may have, and seek guidance on eligibility criteria, application procedures, verifications, and other related inquiries.

  • Add SASSA WhatsApp number 082 046 8553 to check your status through the Official SASSA Team.

To check your SASSA Status on WhatsApp, you will need to send a message 'SASSA' to the official team. Then you will receive a prompt with options for status review. Choose your grant and reply with 'Status Check' for verification to receive your SRD status check results for R350 along with your Application ID.

By using the SASSA WhatsApp, recipients can communicate directly with the managing authorities and receive prompt assistance for specific issues, status updates, and more. You can also feel free to reach out to us at [email protected] (official email) if you face a problem with the WhatsApp method.

Notice: President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that the monthly R350 grant money serves as a crucial lifeline, easing the immediate financial burdens faced by our vulnerable citizens. We assure you that the government will continue implementing the social relief of distress grant.

Check SASSA R350 Grant Status on Phone

To check if your R350 Social Relief of Distress grant application has been approved, you can verify the SRD status check on your phone. Here is how to confirm your SRD 350 status.

  1. From your SASSA-linked phone number Dial 080 060 1011.
  2. Provide your South African ID and your Registered Mobile Number.
  3. Answer a few questions, on the automated prompt.
  4. Enter your ID and cell phone number to receive an OTP.
  5. Finally receive your Application Status.

You will also receive an SMS containing your SASSA application status details, allowing you to collect your grant from any acceptable money collection option you have selected for withdrawal.

Check SASSA Status at SASSA Website

Infographics of SASSA Status Check explaining 5 steps process from
Infographics of SASSA Status Check explaining 5 steps process from

When you want to stay informed about the status of your submitted SASSA Online Application, the official SASSA website is your reliable go-to source. You can always ensure your grant activation and easily perform an online SASSA status for your social grant online by following these steps.

  1. Visit the SASSA website at
  2. Enter your South African National ID and the mobile number used for registration.
  3. You can instantly know your status for R350, with your Reference ID.

Meanings of SASSA Status Result

Discover the latest SASSA stats by checking your status check results below.
1. Approved: Congratulations SASSA has granted your application, and you will start receiving monthly benefits. The status report will include the payout amount, along with a Reference ID and App ID.
2. Not Qualified / Rejected: Unfortunately, your application did not meet the qualification criteria or was declined based on the eligibility requirements.
3. Pending: Your social relief grant is currently pending and will be reviewed by national authorities soon. It could also mean you have not selected a means to access your money, and you need to change the Sassa Payment Method.
4. Canceled / Declined: Your grant has been declined for a reason.
1. Your monthly income exceeds the minimum threshold.
2. Sassa review found an alternative income source in the means test.
3. There is more than R624 amount in your bank account or Sassa Gold card.
4. Your Identity Information registered in NSFAS and UIF database records.
5. Bank Details Pending: You have not linked your bank account with Sassa, and it is advised to update your SASSA bank details.

Video Guide for How to Check SASSA Status

You can check SASSA status online with our step-by-step video guide. Watch it closely to easily track your application status for the social grant or process the SRD status check for R350 grant.

How Often SASSA Status Update

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) offers monthly status updates concerning the payment status of grants and the status of recipient applications. These updates are usually provided before the predetermined payday schedule established for annual pay dates when funds are to be deposited into beneficiaries' bank accounts or SASSA cards, facilitating their collection.

R350 Grant Status Pending

If your R350 grant status is pending it means there is missing banking information to collect your grant. This happens when your payment method is not selected or incorrect information is provided in your application or reapplication.

Initially, your SASSA status shows as pending when your grant application is in the SASSA Review process which takes about three months from the date of submission. To avoid this inconvenience please ensure that you provide accurate bank details to receive your grant.

SASSA Change Bank Details for SRD R350

If you are a permanent SASSA beneficiary, you have the flexibility to update your bank details for worry-free grant collection. Follow this step-by-step guide on SASSA Change Bank Details for SRD R350. By doing so, you can ensure that you have selected the correct payment method to receive your payouts on time. This way you can receive cardless payments providing you with convenient choices for managing your funds.

Check SASSA Reconsideration Status

If your SASSA grant application has been rejected, and you have taken the step of submitting an SASSA Reapplication and requesting reconsideration through the SASSA Reapplication portal, you can easily track the progress of your reapplication. By entering the necessary information and clicking the Send Pin button you will receive a One-Time Password (OTP) to confirm your status as the original applicant. Subsequently, your reconsideration status will be promptly displayed within the same section for your convenience.

SASSA Payment Not Received

If you haven't received your SASSA R350 grant payment yet, there could be several reasons for the delay. If you are already a recipient, the delay might be due to processing time, verification checks, or weekends and public holidays.

To address the issue first ensure your payment method is selected and your contact information is accurate. If you find mistakes proceed to Change SASSA Phone Number to correct your contact details and same like update your banking details to ensure your application is up-to-date. Then, please be patient and consider reaching out to PostBank for technical issues if you're unable to collect your grant money.

For existing SASSA beneficiaries who haven't received their payment it's best to reach out to SASSA directly. Verify your SASSA status to know whether your grant is active or cancelled. You can get immediate assistance regarding the issue by dialling the national authorities' toll-free cell call centre number 0800 60 10 11.

R350 Application Appeal Status

If your application for the SRD grant has been rejected, and you've taken the necessary steps by successfully submitting your SASSA Appeal application through the DSD (Department of Social Development) on the Independent Tribunal for Social Assistance Appeals (ITSAA) website, and you now wish to verify the status of your R350 appeal for approval, please follow the steps below.

  1. To check your SRD R350 appeal status visit
  2. Log in to the account used to Apply for Sassa R350 application.
  3. Select "R350 Appeal Status" from the 'Application Status' section.
  4. Enter your ID number and Application Reference Number.
  5. Click 'submit' to view the current status of your R350 appeal.

Following these steps, your status will be displayed and you will receive a notification with details. If there are any changes needed in your contact information you can click on the provided link to update Sassa grant application. This step helps your appeal to get successful and you will receive a SMS to be able to collect your money.

Please Note that if you disagree with SASSA decision for multiple months, you'll need to lodge a separate appeal application for each month. Remember that you have a window of 30 to 90 days to appeal, so it's essential to act timely.

SASSA Status Approved But No SMS Received

The reason for this issue is incorrect contact details, a typo in your application information, limited funds, phone network signal issues, or a system failure. This is a concerning situation when your Sassa Status Approved without an SMS because it will prevent you from receiving your payments from the Post Office, Pick n Pay, and retail stores. To fix this follow these steps.

  1. Wait a few days for potential SMS delays.
  2. Contact your bank for system or account issues.
  3. Verify your phone details in SASSA records.
  4. If no SMS after several days, call SASSA helpline (0800 601 011).
  5. Visit the nearest SASSA office for direct support if the issue persists and your bank confirms no payment received.

SRD Grant is Active Now Signify Approved

When your status displays SRD Grant Is Now Active it signifies that your application for the Social Grant or SRD Social Relief of Distress R350 has been accepted. You will start receiving Sassa money on a monthly basis at scheduled paydays starting from the next month.

Check if SASSA Approved Your Grant Application

To check if your application has been approved, you can verify your status online. Here is how to confirm your Social Relief of Distress R350 grant status.

  1. Visit the SASSA status check website at
  2. Enter your South African ID and your Registered Mobile Number.
  3. Click the Check Status button to submit your request.
  4. Your R350 status will appear on the screen.

The national agency service also sends you an SMS notification with the payday of the granted month to the registered applicant's phone number.

How to Collect SASSA SRD Payments

Through the SASSA Status Check online service, you will receive an SMS notification indicating the approved payment month. This SMS is crucial to confirm whether your relief funds have been approved for the period, enabling you to collect your grant through your selected payment method.

To receive your SASSA grant in your bank account, you can update your bank details and effortlessly receive your grant money every month, eliminating the need to visit the SAPO post office or retail shops. For those without a bank account, options include Pick n Pay, Boxer store, Cash Send, or the Post Office.

Why SASSA Status Failed

Your SASSA status check fails if your identity verification has failed. This occurs when your personal information mismatches the data with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA). To resolve this issue, you will need to correct the mistakes in your application by updating your SASSA online application.

Why SASSA Status Declined

The SASSA Status Check Declined for a specific month grant or declined application due to the SASSA review process and the Means Test. Both existing beneficiaries and new applicants can encounter this status if they do not meet the requirements of the Means Test. This assessment evaluates income thresholds and changes in circumstances, such as an increase in your bank balance exceeding R624.

If you receive a decline notification, you can review the reasons for clarification and take steps to fix your SASSA Declined Grant application.

  • Your income and assets threshold exceed the minimum of R624.
  • Your ID is registered for UIF, NSFAS, or SARS benefits.
  • Your unemployment status has changed.
  • An alternative income source is identified in the SASSA Means Test.
  • Your age does not meet the criteria for the applied grant.

How to Collect SASSA SRD Payments

To ensure the receipt of SASSA SRD payments, every applicant is required to check SASSA Status online. This step is essential as it prompts the system to send an SMS notification, confirming the approval and pay date for the current month. This notification confirms whether your relief funds have been approved for the specified period, allowing you to access your grant using your preferred payment method.

For those who prefer having their SASSA grant directly deposited into their bank accounts, the process is straightforward. You can easily update your banking information, ensuring that you receive your grant funds seamlessly every month, eliminating the need to visit the SAPO post office or retail outlets. On the other hand, for individuals without a bank account, alternative options are available, including utilizing services such as Pick n Pay, Boxer store, Cash Send, or the Post Office.

When SASSA R350 Grant End or Expire

In a late 2022 press conference, President Cyril Ramaphosa made a significant announcement regarding the SASSA R350 grant. Recognizing its compulsory role in meeting the essential needs of approximately 7 million citizens, he confirmed the extension of this important assistance.

It's welcome news for those who depend on the R350 grant to cover their essential living expenses. The extension now ensures that the SASSA R350 grant will remain in effect until March 2024, with the possibility of further extensions in the future as the government diligently secures additional funds.

How to Check SASSA Balance

You can check your SASSA balance status using your bank app for online balance inquiries. This is possible for applicants who have updated bank details for the SASSA grant. If you using other payment options, you can dial the balance inquiry code *120*3210# to know your balance on your phone.

SASSA Payment Status Check on Govchat

You can access the Govchat app to check your payment status online. Govchat is the official South African Government platform that applicants can register for using their cell phone number by visiting Type Sassa in a message to the official agent and then send Status to view the current payment dates.


  1. I have finally submitted a copy of ID and ID verification report on Wednesday I hope it goes through…

  2. Hi,

    I am Duduzile vivian I forgotten the number I used to apply R350 social grant since 2023 early January till now so pls help am not working

  3. Good day
    I have checked my status and it says awaiting id verification. Where do I upload my id for verification.

  4. My fone and wallet with banck card was stolen dont now my cell number and changed by banck acc.i cant log into the status check to see if there is any payments because i cant get my cell number what do i do

  5. Please help i’m not working but my status keeps saying decline reason means income source identified.what could be wrong?

  6. I didn’t get a sassa grant from December until now it says I’m working and I’m not working anymore even 2023 it was on and off.

  7. I didn’t get my SRD MONEY for March it show no paydate or approved it show refered what must I do I don’t have a job can’t find one and this money is a great Help for me.

  8. Hi I never received any monies for January ND February…I am not working ND I rely on dat money…We have family help us at times .not all da y are yourll decline…pls reconsider..dat money helps me a lot…As I don’t work because of health issues…ND my brother collects a disability grant..ND dat money goes to pay lights water ND pls can u assist me..will appreciate it..thnks regards..Romola Sewcharun…

  9. Hi I wanted to check my status but it doesn’t want to log in so what should I do to able to check my status

  10. Hi my problem is that my R350 hasn’t gave me dates since December till now and it says approved, so I want to change my bank details to cash back/cash send through boxer/ShopRite/PnP please help

  11. Good day
    I have not received my SASSA R350, it shows payday 2 March 2024, and that it that my payment has been approved, but I have not received anything.

  12. Hy I dnt get my 350 since last year till now it’s say approved but no pay date it’s null what does that mean I’m not working it’s stressing me a lot

    1. Please Check your status first it will show you about your grant current status and if it say,s approved Please Check Your Mobile Phone for Grant Confirmations SMS

  13. Please assist me with my 350 it’s been referred since December 2022 till today march and I did submit everything affidavit and Haines report from home affairs but still nothing has changed all I get from my email is that they have escalated my issue that all and it’s been long since I submit everything but still it referred 15 month

  14. Lerato Mooi i have not received my 350 when i check my sassa status aply 2021 i was approved can you help me to get my 350 thnk you

  15. I’m Nomzamo I haven’t been receiving R350 grant status since August 2022, it says approved, but no pay date(it’s null) what does that mean?,I’m unemployed

  16. I haven’t received my grant this month and according to the status check im declined due to alternative income identified. FACT: The identified income of R1800 in my bank account is a loan from a friend to start a small business which the effort has been hampered by the withdrawal of my grant. Please refer to my bank statement for the usage of the said income. Money was used to pay for the material from the suppliers as follows: DIY Hardware, Temu Online Shop, TakeAlot and Ali’s shop. This are all my intended suppliers for my business. Please reconsider your decision….

  17. How does an Old Persons grant applicant check the status of his application?
    This web site only deals with the R350 relief grant !!

  18. It’s so unfair that you get declined for source of income this month but nothing was paid into my account, but now you get that people with paying jobs that received that R350 that supposed to go to the people that unemployed. So unfair

    1. Please read our Mean Test article it will clarify your doubts this is not our fault SASSA system Automatically selects accounts with funds to fail their grant and how income source found.

  19. I am unemployed since 2018 I applied for SRD and I have received payments only three different times I appealed its still declined with reason source of income which I don’t know where bcos I have bank statements to proof I have no other income I need help please. My relatives do not want to assist they don’t understand why I can’t get help?I called helpline I was told to be patient how while I’m dying of stress n hunger

  20. I have not been working for the past 10 years and I have tried some business and it has failed now I need to appeal on my grant that had been rejected so I can have some relief as well please help what must I do going forward?

  21. Hello my January payments been approved but i still haven’t received payment and also February is also approved but no payment date.

  22. Please I don’t have any source of income please recheck because I don’t know where I get that source of income.

  23. I registered for my son from 14 September 2023 it approved September, October, November without pay dates please help⁸

  24. Good day….
    On behalf of a friend who is supposed to recieve her r350
    via sms
    Approved + date stipulated
    And not getting the sms
    Please HELP
    PHONE NUMBER..063357383

  25. Hey Social and everyone. Please help me here to check r350 status, is the minimum income for decline still R624 or is changed for other amount???
    Please please I need your help

  26. Since from 2022 my husband received the dates but has lost his phone when he re-applied last year his status shows 2022 was approved with dates but have no access to the money pls help we are not working we’re in need please help.

  27. Good day
    Please advise who to reach out to. Neither I nor my son has applied for the R350 grant, but it says that his application already exists. He is 18 years old
    I cannot get through to the number provided for the SASSA contact centre. If I select option 2, the line disconnects. I have sent an email through to the [email protected].
    Please advise

  28. Hi i am struggling with this SRD from May 2023 to Nov 2023 i have not received anything, i made appeals but it is still on pending, i need that money as i am unemployed for over 5 years now so the little we get helps us. Please speed up the process on the pending status. It cant be pending for 6 months. Please help.

  29. Good day .
    i want to ask is it possible for me to get all my money that has been approved since 2022 January?

  30. I apply for R350 last year may it decline because my details doesn’t match so I correct it in June but even today I can’t get any R350 why

  31. I have been approved for 18 months without my knowledge I just updated my banking details on the 3rd of January it’s all approved how long does banks take to verify and will I get the money all at once ?

  32. This 350 is playing with our emotions, sometimes when you seriously in need of it’s help you don’t get it. When you least expect it then you’ll get a notification. You can’t rely on it, it gives a lot of us emotional distress. 😢

  33. I want to check sassa staus because they send a code today and I’m not receiving a R350 but I did report that someone is using my details

  34. Hi I don’t have a bank account, can I get the money from p or shopritete shopping centers,will you please, give me a link on how to do it

  35. Hi my 350 grand is approved i dot get my money every month august was approved i got it in november. October and november approved but no paydates. No pay outs why. And some months i get some i dont get. But its all approved. Why please assist

  36. My 3 months has approved without pay date that months is September, October and November so what can i do because I need that money,I’m using Tymbank card

  37. I didn’t receive my R350 for morethan 4 month because of sauce of income bt i don’t have a phone number so i use my mothers phone number plz fix it because im not working

  38. good day
    i just wanna know i dont have my phone number anymore that i’ve did my R350 on and i so badly wanna chance to my personal bank account

  39. Hello I have never receive any of the payments more than 3month now but it’s my application is approved,,what do I have to do next,, help please

  40. Morning ..I didn’t get my childrens grant support ..on the 6 November 2023…last month I change my gold card to capitec…I’m struggling coz I don’t have money to buy food for my childrens. Please check for me the reasons ….thank you have a blessed day

  41. I have not received my old age grant this month in my bank account. I used to get it for the last 3 years every month. What causes the delay please

  42. Ive been on a referred status for 28 months now.ive emailed a letter from the SAFPS as requested before for the clearance of my referred status along affidavits from SAPS that were written back in 20l8 along with the hannis report from Home affairs as requested.

    But the status has not changed please assit

    1. Please visit Nearest SASSA office with your ID card and registered Phone your status is complicated and cannot be dealt online for more information Please call Headquarters 012 400 2322

  43. Hi I just want to know why my october R350 declined, it says I have source of income, how because am jobless

  44. Iwant to change this number because this number belong in someone else my new number is 0660799998 since last month I would never get my grant

  45. I’m continuously being declined with a reason of source of income…where do I get that source of income from???come on people stop playing with our emotions it’s not funny

  46. I wanted to know why my status doesn’t show either i was approved or declined neither pending it shows only previous payments.

        1. Please contact Headquarters 012 400 2322 because your old srd Grant is still active you cannot get 2 grants at a time so you need to ask them to close your SRD.

      1. i have bean declaind for the last 4 months it says found sors of in come but i don’t have a job and i am not on uif that i know of i am jobless sins June 2023 and i have no income.Please assist me to approve my sassa grand for the R350

  47. My sasa has been approved and provided a date but when i tried to withdraw it in shoprite it says insufficient funds why

      1. Good day I didn’t receive my relief grand for October, my ID number is 7404021082, I lost my cell number that I made an application with now I’m using this no 06476847. I was getting it from Capitec bank. Please help me. Thank you. Tumelo Jacob Makhalanyane.

  48. My aunt has not yet received her September payment grant and it is almost October and still she has not received her pension grant

      1. My 350 always decline they say I have income source but I don’t even work I never worked before so please help me with that

      2. Please help me about my disability grant i did not pay for last year November and December so help me to know what happened in my disability grant please people

  49. Good Day.

    Can I have active Link to change from Sassa Gold Card to Personal Bank account . I’m receiving child support grant. And I want to change online

  50. My sister lost her phone and when she goes to SASSA to change her number ,she doesn’t get help. she doesn’t remember her number that she used for first application. its few months now not receiving her R350 .

    1. 1. Dial the toll-free SASSA phone number 0800601011.
      2. Use the same number you provided during the application process.
      3. Answer the basic identification question, which could be your date of birth.
      4. An agent will guide you regarding your R350 grant status.

      1. We were forced to cancel the SRD grand when we were working,so now I’m no longer working and the 350grand keeps on declining can I get any help on what to do

    2. Hi why is mine failed every time I want to.see my dates for payments and the other thing is I get sassa grand R350 two month back it goes on like this for a while now then I get and then I don’t I don’t have any other income can you please tell my thank you

      1. Please tell me why it takes since September last year 2023 I have been trying to change my cell no u keep send to old number I don’t have anymore since Sept

    1. How to Increase Your R350 Grant:

      To apply for an increased SASSA allowance beyond the R350 grant you currently receive, follow these steps:

      1. Visit the nearest SASSA office.
      2. Bring these required documents:
      – Your 13-digit bar-coded identity document (ID).
      – Proof of marital status and spouse’s identity, if applicable.
      – A medical report or assessment report (less than three months old) indicating the need for full-time care.
      3. Complete the application form.
      4. The SASSA Officer will interview you to determine your eligibility for the grant.
      5. After applying, you will receive a receipt as proof of your application.

      Please Note:
      Only you as the beneficiary or an SASSA official may fill out the form for you.

      Important Notice:
      If you are unable to travel to the SASSA office due to age or illness, a family member or friend can apply on your behalf. They should carry a letter from you or a doctor’s note explaining the reason for your inability to visit the office.

      Once approved, you will receive an increased grant of R500 per month in the form of a Grant In Aid.

      Best regards,

      1. I have three approved months with no pay date, I tried reaching out to sassa agents on their website but they my id is not in their database

        1. Go to any boxer or pick n pay store and tell them you want to take out your sassa 350, all you got to do is punch in your ID and cell phone number that registered with, accept the message on your phone and done,money is out

      2. Hi I’m lamani sylvia lahliwe in Dec 2023 didn’t get 350cause I was doing peace job for Dec only ,January I have nothing only surviving on the children support grant,pls approve my application again I don’t have any source of income that was only for Dec pls

        1. Hi goodday,fam,I tried to register my 18 old son for the SRS R350 but it keeps on saying that his application already exist but neither me or my son applied for him.

          Dnki baie….Leka doedoes

      1. Sometime it’s better to keep quiet if you don’t know what to say… Unemployed person from the rural area can not survive the whole month with R350… Food is expensive cometics also cost… Some poeple spent R50 for transport where I come from ..

        1. Good day!
          My sassa have been approved since August last year but not pay date yet.
          I am not working. I need help for what to do

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