SASSA R350 Grant Application

You can apply for R350 grant online to receive timely funds as a needy citizen. Social Relief of Distress SRD grant is provided by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) to unemployed individuals, refugees, and those without any source of income.

To apply for SASSA R350 Grant application, you must meet the following criteria, be aged between 18 and 59, have no other source of income, and not have received any other social grants from SASSA. If you meet these requirements, follow the steps below to get apply for SRD grant application.

SASSA R350 Grant Application

You must ensure having a South African ID card, Green ID book, Asylum permit with a valid File Number, or Special Residency Permit with a Passport and your name and registered cell phone number to complete the SRD Grant Application online.

Infographic of SASSA R350 Grant Application Process Steps Explained
  1. To apply for R350 grant you can visit the SRD portal online.
  2. Enter your Cell Phone Number (cell phone number) and click the “Send SMS” button.
  3. You will receive a 6-digit OTP number in the message.
  4. Enter the OPT number and click the “Verify Pin” button.
  5. Agree to Terms and Conditions for Declaration and Consent Document Rules.
  6. South African ID holders can provide an ID Number while others can enter a Special Permit
  7. File Number.
  8. Provide personal details including, Name, Surname, Address, and Gender.
  9. Provide your banking details (Bank Name, Branch, Account Type, and Number) or choose the payment option “Send Cash.”
  10. Submit your payment option and Agree to the Terms and Conditions.
  11. Wait for the SASSA verifications from the Department of Home Affairs database for your personal and banking details.
  12. You will soon obtain a Sassa confirmation message on your mobile number indicating your SRD R350 grant is active.
  13. Asylum Seekers and Special Permit holders will get a Payment ID to collect payment at Pick ‘n Pay.

After you have successfully apply for SASSA R350 application, perform SRD Status Check Online.

Check SASSA SRD R350 Grant Application Status

You can check the status of your SASSA R350 application, by following these steps.

  1. To check SASSA R350 Status visit
  2. Look for the ‘SRD R350 Grant’ section on the website’s homepage.
  3. Click on the ‘Check Application Status’ button.
  4. You will be prompted to enter your ID number and cell phone number.
  5. After entering your details, submit the form to check your application status.
  6. The system will provide you with the current status of your R350 grant application.

Your application status for the R350 grant includes whether it’s approved, pending, or declined with the details on your Application ID.

Important Note for SASSA SRD Grant Applicants

To ensure that your application is approved, you can ensure.

  • If your SRD R350 online application has been declined or you haven’t received a Payment ID, it could be due to reasons such as your income exceeding the eligibility criteria, or errors in providing personal details, incorrect mobile number, inaccurate employment information, or incorrect banking information. These issues may not meet the requirements and result in a failed application.
  • To address a failed or declined application, SASSA Reapplication for R350 Grant is your only option. This allows the South African national authorities to reconsider your approval and provide you with another opportunity to receive the grant.

SASSA Status Check


  1. For the last 4months my 350 grand has been declined as I do not get any income and I don’t even work and my appeal also declined wot is happening can you please help

  2. Hello my status has been pending since the beginning of June till today I am truelly unemployed please do something

  3. I want to apply bt it already done bt is not me someone else now I need to change number bt it says it need old one or application Id bt I don’t have it

    1. Hy
      I will I like to do appeal because my R350 alaways declined every month because for the money they see in the bank and that money is not my is my boyfriend money because her doesn’t have id number or passport (and I not working am still studying)

  4. Hi please help some months my SRD R350 declined I don’t know why because didn’t get any income, and my appeals also decline I don’t know why

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