SASSA Online Application for Social Grants

You will learn how to submit SASSA online application for social grants including the care dependency grant, child support grant, disability grant, foster child grant, grant-in-aid, older persons grant, social relief of distress, war veterans grant, and special R350 grant. You can request any of these grants based on your eligibility.

SASSA Online Application: Apply for Social Grants

You can apply for SASSA application online to get social grants. The process is divided into sections, starting with registration and followed by the application submission process, where you can choose the type of grant you need and fill out the application form online.

Registration of SASSA Account Online

  1. Visit the SASSA services web portal.
  2. Click on the “Register A New Account” button to access the SASSA services.
  3. Check “I Agree” and click Apply button for approving South Africa’s Registration Consent.
  4. Fill in the “Client Registration” e-form with the required personal information.
    • Citizenship (South African citizen/permanent resident/refugee)
    • Identity Number (Your ID number would be your Login Username)
    • ID document type (ID document/temporary ID)
    • Confirm your ID number
    • Choose User Title (Mr/Mrs/Miss)
    • Provide your Surname
    • Provide your Full name
    • Provide your active Email address
    • Choose a password (must meet certain criteria; strong)
    • Confirm your chosen password
    • Provide cellphone number (10-digit South African number)
  5. After putting all the information, click on the “Register Me” button.

Your account is created and you will soon receive a confirmation message with either an OTP or a link to your cell phone number to complete your registration. And when your account is ready you can continue to apply for social grants.

Applying for SASSA Social Grants

  1. Log in to your SASSA account using your username and password.
  2. Click on the “Social Grant Options” and select the type of grant you wish to apply for.
  3. Complete the grant application form, providing all the necessary information.
  4. Print the SASSA-generated affidavit and have it certified by a commissioner of oaths.
  5. Sign the Bank Payment Form and submit it along with your affidavit.
  6. Upload the required certified supporting documents in PDF format:
  7. For Child Support Grant applicants:
    • Copy of the applicant’s ID document
    • Copy of the spouse’s ID document (if applicable)
    • Proof of marital status: marriage certificate (if applicable)
    • Proof of banking details: letter from the bank with the applicant’s details
    • Proof of income (if applicable)
    • SASSA-generated affidavit
  8. For Foster Child Grant applicants:
    • Copy of the applicant’s ID document
    • Copy of the spouse’s ID document (if applicable)
    • Proof of marital status: marriage certificate (if applicable)
    • Proof of banking details: letter from the bank with the applicant’s details
    • Proof of income (if applicable)
    • SASSA-generated affidavit
  9. For Older Persons Grant applicants:
    • Copy of the applicant’s ID document
    • Copy of the spouse’s ID document (if applicable)
    • Proof of marital status: marriage certificate (if applicable)
    • Proof of banking details: letter from the bank with the applicant’s details
    • Proof of income (if applicable)
    • SASSA-generated affidavit
  10. Once you have provided the required supporting documents, your social gran application will be completed.
  11. Click on the “Submit” button to successfully apply for the SASSA grant application.
  12. Now you can perform SASSA status check online of your grant application.

Important Notices:

  • After the application form has been completed in full, you will receive a dated stamped receipt, with the name of the SASSA official who assisted in your application.
  • You will need to keep your receipt as proof of application and remember the application process is free.
  • For the exact documents necessary for your grant application, please visit the relevant grant page.

How Long Does It Take to Process Your SASSA Online Application Grant?

SASSA may take up to 3 months to process your online grant application. If your application is approved, you will receive payment from the date of your application. To determine the exact payday for your funds, you can check the latest SASSA Payment Dates.

How Will You Be Notified of a Successful Grant Application?

If your grant application is not approved, you will receive written communication from SASSA. In case of disagreement with the decision, you have the option to appeal within 90 days of being notified that your application was unsuccessful. Submit your appeal to the Minister of Social Development at the national office of the Department of Social Development.

Contact SASSA SRD Service Centre

For any further queries, please contact the SASSA office:

SASSA Status Check

243 Comments

    1. Hello can I get help I lost my phone number long time ago and I don’t remember the number that I was using for sassa.Last time I got R350 it was last year November now I don’t know the problem

  1. I want to put my Bank details I didn’t put when I was applied for SRD grant am approved now but am struggling to get 350

        1. Hi my number was hacked and i stopped getting my 370, I tried to update my new phone but it says failed

    1. I’m not working I’m just get the maintenance for my child I’m doing a volunteer patrol since srd start I only get once 350 on May after I receive the funeral money I’ll never get anything again pls help me I need that money

  2. Please I need help… you keep on declining me every months cos of source of income that I have never received and every months I appeal but you never pay me that money I need that money because I am not working and will help me a lot

        1. Hi I lost my cellphone and want to register my 350 with a new cellphone number and I want to add my bank details I will never add my bank details before

  3. Hello my neighbor doesn’t have a bank account so I sympathize with her so since I help my srd stop,pls I plead with you about my srd R350 stopped that day since last year September n I need it can you please help me so tha I can get my srd R350 from last year

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