sassa r350 grant application online


Sassa is the short name for the South African Social Security Agency which manages grants and allowances for groups in South African society needing financial assistance. This includes grants for children, the older persons grants and disability grants.

SASSA also manages the R350 SRD Grant which is more formally known as the Social Relief of Distress Grant.

If you are a South African citizen, asylum seekers or a permanent resident, you might be able to qualify for Sassa grants. Existing applicants with their zimbabwe exemption permit dispensation or lesotho exemption permit dispensation can also apply.

Sassa Provides Temporary Assistance With A Sassa Grant

Sassa provides many grants to vulnerable South Africans through grants including the following:

  • Old Persons Grant

  • Disability Grant 

  • Care Dependency Grant

  • R350 Grant 

  • War Veterans Grant

  • Foster Child Grant

  • Child Support Grant

  • Grant-in-aid

How To Submit An Online Sassa Application For Permanent Grants

Should you want to submit a Sassa grant application for one of these grants, you will first need to create an online Sassa account.

When you're done, you then need to visit the Sassa services page and click on 'Apply for a grant'. You will then need to follow the prompts to complete your application, which includes providing your mobile phone number.

How To Submit A Sassa Application For The Social Relief Of Distress Grant

Here's the application process for the SRD grant:

  1. Visit Sassa’s social relief grant website

  2. Click on the 'click here to apply on online' button

  3. Enter your mobile phone number and click 'send SMS'

  4. A One Time Pin (OTP) will be sent to the mobile phone number you provided

  5. Enter the OTP

  6. Confirm and accept the Clauses in the Declaration and Consent documents

  7. Enter your personal details

  8. Provide your cell phone number, employment information and lifestyle sustainability information

  9. Provide your banking details

  10. Follow the prompts

Can I Use My Bank Account For Sassa?

Yes, you can, Sassa actually encourages an approved beneficiary to use their bank account for any future payments! Should you opt to receive your Sassa grant payment through a bank account, it gives you more efficient and easier access to your social grant.


Millions of vulnerable people rely on social grants to survive every month. The government has revealed how much they will spend to support vulnerable citizens in 2024. 

Millions of people will receive grants payments from Sassa in March 2024. The grant payment agency has confirmed when beneficiaries will be able to access their money during the third month of 2024. 

The Finance Minister announced that efforts are underway to enhancement the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant. However, this enhancement has not yet resulted in the grant being increased. 

Millions of vulnerable people rely on social grants to survive every month. The finance minister has confirmed the grant increases for 2024 in his Budget Speech. 

Millions of vulnerable individuals rely on social grants to survive every month. The Minister of Social Development recently spoke about the impact Sassa's grant programme has on the country. 

Thousands of grant beneficiaries are set to receive double grant payments in February 2024 from Sassa. This is the condition that they took the appropriate action to ensure their details were correct. 

More than seven million people will receive their R350 grant payments in the coming days. The agency has revealed when approved applicants will be paid. 

Social grant beneficiaries rely on effective communication from Sassa for information about their grants. Scammers are attempting to take advantage of vulnerable grant beneficiaries by tricking them. 

The SRD grant serves as financial assistance for unemployed adults in South Africa, and the agency overseeing the grant's disbursement has announced the payment dates for February 2024. 

Millions of people will receive social grant payments in February 2024. Sassa has released the official February grant payment schedule including payment dates for the SRD grant. 

Millions of people receive SRD Grant payments from Sassa monthly. The agency responsible for paying grant have released the SRD Grant payment dates. 

Millions of grant beneficiaries are using expired Sassa gold cards to access their social grants. The agency responsible for facilitating grant payments has informed beneficiaries that they can continue using their gold cards.

There are only two months left that have confirmed grant payment dates from Sassa. Here's when beneficiaries will be paid in 2024. 

Sassa prides itself on paying social grants to deserving individuals. However, it was recently revealed that the agency has paid millions of rands to grant beneficiaries who are deceased. 

Sassa issues 19 million permanent grants on a monthly basis. While Sassa cards may have expired by the end of December, there are still places where you can make use of them.

Millions of people rely on social grants from Sassa to survive every month. If your grant is being deducted before you receive it, you can lodge a dispute with Sassa 

Sassa made a significant announcement towards the close of 2023 that has implications for beneficiaries receiving grants at Post Offices. Subsequently, additional information regarding this matter has been disclosed.

Are you a beneficiary of the R350 grant and you want to know when to expect your grant payment? Sassa has now released the SRD grant payment dates for January 2024.

Sassa pays more than 19 million permanent grants to vulnerable people living in South Africa each and every month. With January only a few days away, Sassa has now released the grant payment schedule.

Government jobs are highly sought after as they offer job seekers with an opportunity to earn a competitive salary along with several benefits. Sassa has revealed where you can find Sassa job vacancies. 





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