Applicants of the Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD R350 Grant) can Change R350 Grant Payment Method To Bank Account. Read details below.
The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) confirms the bank account method as the most convenient and quickest way to receive the grant, thereby avoiding queues at the Post Office. The window to change payment method is now opened, while the other social grants are being paid.
The Post Office does not pay the SRD grant during the normal social grant payments of the old age, disability, and children’s grants.
SASSA advised caregivers who receive child grants that their approved SRD grants are being paid through their SASSA payment cards.
These clients who have received the R350 grant in their SASSA card are advised not to collect at the Post Office, but to access the money at merchants or bank ATMs. These clients are reminded that they can also use the card to pay for purchases and not necessarily only to withdraw cash.
How To Change R350 Grant Payment Method To Bank Account
Step 1: To change your SRD banking details or update the payment method, simply visit https://srd.sassa.gov.za/
Step 2: Scroll down until you see the “How do I change my banking details” sub-heading.
Step 3: Write your ID number in the field provided and click on the “Submit” link. You will then receive an SMS containing a unique and secure link on the mobile phone number you used during the application. Click on the link in the SMS and follow the instructions.
- Should you select payment into a bank account, please ensure that you are the owner of the account. SASSA cannot pay your grant into another person’s bank account.
- Should you select the money transfer option via one of the major banks, please ensure that the mobile phone number on which you received the SMS is registered in your name. SASSA cannot pay your grant into a mobile phone number which is registered to another person.