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.

SASSA Status Check Result Image
SASSA Status Check Result Image

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

SASSA Payment Status Check July 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 GrantsJuly 2024 Payment Dates
SRD R350Starts from Thursday 25 July 2024 to Wednesday 31 July 2024
Old AgeTuesday July 2, 2024
War VeteransTuesday July 2, 2024
DisabilityWednesday July 3, 2024
Care DependencyWednesday July 3, 2024
Child SupportThursday July 4, 2024
Foster Child GrantThursday July 4, 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. My R350 was not
    Received for June as it says verification of identity I have requested three times still not came thru even when u contact the sassa customer care number the voice all our consultants are currently busy please try again later so the consultants are busy from 8am to 4h30 pm cause that’s the same message every time u call

  2. My 370 was diclan 😪😪😪😪Iwant ds Maney coze I will sapot my sister I not working I don’t have parents indeed pliz halp

  3. Hi in 2021 I lost my phone wallet,and I changed the numbers,and my 350 were paid.and I do have dates till 2023,so will I get my money,and how?

  4. I’ve lost my old number tht I’ve registered with, so wanna change number and banking details, please help what should i do.

  5. Hi sasa its been 3 months now i have recived my grant for couple months now i havent got it for 2month want to find out

  6. I think this grant is an insult I dont get any income whatsoever, one month I get the R350 the next month its decline because they apparently identify a means of income ( which is the Grant) the next month because they didnt pay i will get, how does that make sense. So i only receive the money every 2nd month

  7. Hi i havent recived my sasa last month i was collecting all the months but it has not come through last month so i wanted to know if i still get 350

  8. This whole process of declined applications due to source of income is pathetic as I do not work or earn any income but you guys keep on telling me the same thing over and over again. You are supposed to check the account or are you guys banking our money into your accounts?

  9. My status state awaiting identity verification but when I request one I don’t receive the sms since March 2024

  10. Can you please help me it says ,I should send ID Verification but no website for it .please help me

  11. My son turned 18 on the 11th of May 2024 when he try to apply it say the application is already active.. But he didn’t apply yet… What could be the problem

  12. When I try to apply for the r350 grant it says I’d already applied but I never applied Please help

  13. Hi in 2021 I lost my phone wallet,and I changed the numbers,and my 350 were paid.and I do have dates till 2023,so will I get my money,and how?

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