Over 11.2 million people have applied for the R350 grant from the beginning of August. Last Month the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) started processing payments of the special R350 Social Distress of Relief Grant.
Some applicants have not received their R350 grants. This could be due to a number of reasons. One reason was given to applicants when they check their grant status is the Active Grant message.
What An Active R350 Grant Means
Active grant means that SASSA has received your application. This means that your application is still being considered and Sassa will inform you of the outcome of it.
How to Check your SRD grant status
Step 1: Visit the SASSA website https://srd.sassa.gov.za
Step 2: Click on Application Status
Step 3: Fill in the required information
Step 3: You will then see the current status of your grant
You can also check the status of your grant on Whatapp
Click here for A Step-By-Step Guide on How to Check SASSA R350 Grant Status
It is important to know what your current application status is as it will tell you what you need to do next. If your grant application is successful, you will be paid.
Sassa has also made it possible for grant recipients to change their payment methods for more info read How To Change R350 Grant Payment Method To Bank Account
In a statement, Sassa says “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,”