Srd Grant Application 2024/2025

By | February 17, 2023

Srd Grant Application 2024/2025

Srd 350 Grant Application 2024/2025

The SRD Grant (Social Relief of Distress Grant) is designed for South African citizens, refugees, asylum seekers, and special permit holders who are between the ages of 18 and 60, who have insufficient means, who are not eligible for or do not contribute to UIF payment, who are not receiving social grants on their own behalf and have no other financial support. The Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD Grant) is implemented with the Minister of Finance’s approval and is administered in accordance with section 32 of the Social Assistance Act, 2004 (Act No. 13 of 2004).

SRD grant applications must be submitted by March 30, 2023, to be considered.
SRD grant applicants are advised that personal information will be provided electronically and there is no requirement to upload any supporting documentation. In order for SASSA to be able to contact applicants and update them on the status of their application, applicants must make sure that SASSA has their mobile number (cell phone number). Also, the official website of the Srd grant allows you to check the status of your application.

Should your application be denied, you will have the right to appeal the Srd grants decision by lodging an appeal with the Department of Social Development in the month your application was declined. The process to lodge an appeal will be provided with the notification that your application has been declined. Failure to request an appeal for each month that the application is declined will result in the original decision being sustained.

Srd Grant Application Deadline 2024/2025

Thousands of people living in South Africa currently depend on Sassa grants to make a living. The grants are distributed by the SA Social Security Agency to buy goods and services. Sassa will start the disbursement of funds to beneficiaries on February 2nd 2023. Srd online application deadline is on the 30th of March 2023.

Read: Sassa Application For R350

Who Are Qualified For Sassa Srd Grants Application 2024/2025

The following are the peoples who qualify to receive Sassa Srd 350 grants;

  • You must be a South African Citizen
  • You must be a Refugee in South Africa
  • You must be an Asylum Seeker in South Africa
  • You must be a Special Permit Holder in South Africa
  • You must be between 18 and 60 years old
  • You must meet the means test, with an income of R624 or less per month
  • You must be unemployed and NOT be receiving financial support from any other source
  • You must have insufficient financial means to support yourself
  • You must NOT be receiving any other social grants
  • You must NOT be contributing towards or eligible for UIF payment
  • You must NOT be receiving a stipend from NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme)

Types Of Srd Grants Offered.

The grants are:

  • Older person’s grant (old age pension)
  • Child support grant
  • Care dependency grant
  • Grant in aid (if you live on a social grant but need someone to take care of you)
  • War veteran’s grant
  • Foster child grant
  • Disability grant

Sassa Srd Grant Application Requirements 2024/2025

Applicants or their proxy will need to confirm or provide the below information to enable SASSA to consider their application:

  • Confirmation that they have read and accepted the clauses in the Declaration and Consent Documents
  • Personal Details
  • Mobile Number (cell phone number)
  • Employment Information and Lifestyle Sustainability Information
  • Banking Information

Sassa Srd Grant Application Procedures 2024/2025

Sassa Srd 350 grant applicants are to go by the following steps to apply:
You can submit an application for the Sassa Grant through WhatsApp, the Sassa official website, or the SASSA Chatbot. Not all channels may be used; just one channel may be used by applicants. Choose from any of the below methods to apply:
Srd 350 Grant Application 2024/2025 Via Whatsapp
  •  Send a message via WhatsApp to 082 046 8553
  •  Provide your personal details
  •  You will receive a Reference number, an OTP and a link to click
  •  Click on the provided link, fill in your OTP and verify your account
  •  Fill in your surname and ID number
  •  Confirm the personal details that you provided via the WhatsApp chat

Srd Grant Application 2024/2025 Via Online Portal 2024

  •  In your internet browser, visit the SRD Website
  •  Fill in your ID number and mobile number and click “send SMS”
  •  You will receive a 6-digit OTP via SMS
  •  Insert the OTP number on the SRD website and click “verify pin”

Srd 350 Grant Application 2024/2025 Via Sassa Chatbot 2024

  •  In your internet browser, visit the SRD Website
  •  Click on the SRD R350 Grant assistance chatbox
  •  Fill in your ID number and mobile number
  •  On the chat, choose the option to apply for the SRD R350 grant
  •  Click on the SRD website link provided by the SASSA Chatbot
  •  Follow the SRD website steps


Read and agree to the clauses in the Declaration and the Consent:

  • Read Declaration and Consent Document
  • Agree to the content of the Declaration and Consent Document
  • Read and understand the You and Your Special COVID-19 SRD Grant document
  • Agree to understand the contents of the You and Your Special COVID-19
  • SRD Grant document


Provide your personal information, including:

  • ID Number
  • Full Name and Surname (as printed on your ID Document/ ID Card)
  • Gender
  • Physical Address
  • Contact Information (mobile number, email address)
  • other information may also be requested

Also Read: NSFAS Application Form At UNISA 2023


Fresh applicants with a personal bank account must provide the following information for payment:

  • Your Bank Name
  • Your Account Number
  • Your Branch Name
  • Your Account Type
  • Agree to the Terms and Conditions
  • Submit your Banking Details

New applicants With no personal bank account, provide the following information for payment:

  • Choose Payment option – Cash Send
  • Agree to Terms and Conditions
  • Submit Banking Details

Existing Clients with Bank details must confirm the following:

  • Confirm Existing Personal Banking Details
  • Agree to Terms and Conditions
  • Click Submit
  • Clients with the Cash send Option who wish to add bank details
  • Choose Bank Name
  • Provide Account number
  • Provide Branch Name
  • Provide Account Type
  • Agree to Terms and Conditions
  • Submit Banking Details


An SMS will be sent to applicants informing them of their banking information. The SRD R350 Grant application is now active as of getting this SMS.
NB: It is important to provide SASSA with a mobile number where we will be able to reach you to send an SMS if you are declined or with regard to your
banking details

Your personal information (ID Number, Name and Surname) provided in your application is verified with the Department of Home Affairs database.

  • Your ID Number is matched against approved databases such as UIF, SARS, NSFAS etc.
  • Fraud Risk Scoring is conducted with Fraud prevention partners, whereby your ID number and mobile number are checked against the approved databases.
  • Your application is then Approved or Declined with the reason (see below a list of reasons for being declined).

Congratulations, you have successfully submitted your application if you followed the process given above.

Sassa Contact Details

All active SRD R350 grant applications or reapplications made since April 2022 will automatically be considered for each month until March 2023. Existing applicants can update their responses to the screening questionnaire here, at any time, should their circumstances change or to correct errors. Visit the official website of Sassa For More Details.

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