Sassa Confirms Everyone must Re-Apply for SRD R350 grant

Re-Apply for SRD R350 grant
The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) confirmed reapplication for the SRD R350 grant. This means that those who applied must log their applications to be considered for the new grant extended earlier this year.

Why Reapplication for the R350 Grant

Speaking on SABC News last week, Sassa Spokesperson Paseka Letsatsi indicated that the new grant will be administered under the Social Assistance Act since the National State of Disaster has been lifted. This means that there is a new set of rules or regulations guiding the grant administration.
Reapplication for SRD Grant

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On the 28th of April, Sassa confirmed that beneficiaries have to reapply for the grant through their social media pages if they need assistance. Sassa said, “Those who previously applied for the R350 SRD grant are urged to re-apply to be considered for this round of application.”
April Considerations

They further said: “Applications should be lodged before the end of April, to be considered for April. New applications from people who meet the qualifying criteria which did not previously apply for this grant will also be accepted.”

Where and how should you apply?

Sassa said applications may be logged on the SRD website. To apply, go to and follow the instructions.

WhatsApp Channel

The WhatsApp channel number is 082 046 8553, but it has been indicated that the channel will open during the week.

Applications Received so Far

Sassa indicated that they have received roughly 7 million applications so far. “Almost 7 million of the grant applications have been received already.”

Further Applications expected

“We will be able to receive about another 3 million applications in the next 3 days.” Said Sassa on their social media page.

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