How To Apply To SASSA R350 Grant Online

Are looking for how to apply to the R350 grant online? If yes, keep reading and learn how to apply to SASSA SRD Grant Online.


The South African Social Security Agency, commonly known as SASSA has reopened applications for the Special R350 Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant. Applications opened on 6 August and will close in March 2022.

SASSA R350 Grant

SASSA has given beneficiaries access to many platforms to apply for the R350 grant as all applications must be done electronically/digitally.


How to apply for SASSA R350 Grant Online

  • Click here to apply online
  • Enter your mobile number
  • Click “Send SMS”
  • Then enter the one time pin that SASSA has sent to the number
  • Continue the application process by filling in the steps required by SASSA.

How to Apply to R350 Grant Using Facebook

  1. Go to the GovChat Facebook page
  2. Click on ‘send message’
  3. Send a message
  4. Follow the prompts

Applicants will need to supply the following details and documents:

  • Identity Number or Department of Home Affairs Refugee permit number
  • Name and Surname as captured in the Identity Document
  • Gender and Disability
  • Contact details – Cell phone number
  • Residential Address

In order to access or to have the application reconsidered for the Social Relief of Distress Grant, an applicant must grant consent for SASSA to verify his or her identity, residency, income, or social security benefits.

Applicants will also need to accept the declaration and consent.


The new process will now request the applicants to provide their banking details upfront so that SASSA can process R350 grant payments as soon as they meet the criteria.

SASSA has been receiving many applications which may make the online application process slower.

The following are other methods to apply for the R350 grant:

Applicants are urged to only submit one application instead of multiple applications across the various platforms. Confirmation will be received as soon as the application has been successfully submitted.


All those who applied for the grant in the previous round are required to re-apply. Clients who previously canceled the grant, and who would like to re-activate the grant, due to a change in their circumstances are welcome to re-apply.

If you want to check your status after the application read How to Check SASSA R350 Grant Status | A Step-By-Step Guide

17 Replies to “How To Apply To SASSA R350 Grant Online

  1. I apply since August until now December but never get any payment its stressing some of us we are sick cant work im dealing with severe depression but no one is helping.

  2. Hi

    My name is Ivyn Papo why sassa srd grant said they detected alternative source of income, and decline me well receiving nothing.

  3. Ngi apply I 350 grant the ngayithola for 3 month after ngenzise Smart I’d yase iyavaleka ngoba ku change I surname kuphela kodwa sngiyitholi noma ngizama I ya decline angisazi ngenze njani

  4. I used to get R350 grant but now it’s has said uif registered and I have never worked I did reconsider several times but it always says declined please help….

  5. I used to get srd 350, but now it says declined by source of income and i don’t have so what should i do.

  6. Ido appeal but still icnt see anything even itry to check status nothing show me my status Moya chorm appeal this things is not working idnt know hw can Ido now

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