Since the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) reopened applications for the special Covid-19 R350 Social Relief of Distress Grant, more than 3.7 grant applications were declined.
SASSA’s online system processes your information through a number of different databases when considering your application.
There are a number of reasons why your grant application could have been declined. These reasons are provided to applicants when they apply for the R350 SRD grant.
Here are the meanings for the various terms SASSA uses to explain why your SRD grant was declined.
The applicant does not qualify for the SRD grant because of their age.
The applicant has an income of more than R595 per month.
The applicant is already a beneficiary of a SASSA grant.
The applicant is employed by a government department.
The applicant received funding from the National Student Finacial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).
A fraudulent application was received from the mobile number you applied with.
The applicant is registered as a perpetrator of fraud by the South African Fraud Prevention Services.
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