Big News SRD Clients : SASSA Status check for R350 Grant payments for January

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South African citizen continued to depend on the social relief of distress (SRD R350 Grant ) as the main Source of income and It is critical to verify your SASSA status on a frequent basis to ensure that your grant status is approved since there’s no fixed payments dates.

If you are a Srd clients there’s a big news for you to check your sassa status to see if you are approved to receive your January R350 grant.

As mentioned at the “Social relief of distress is temporary provision of assistance intended for persons in such a dire material need that they are unable to meet their families’ most basic needs.”

Who qualify to receive R350

The Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD Grant) is meant for South African Citizens, Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Special Permit Holders who are between the ages of 18 and 60 years, who have insufficient means, who do not receive social grants on behalf of herself/ himself or who are not contributing to or eligible for UIF payment, and have no financial support from any other source.

How to perform a SASSA Status check

Performing a SASSA status check is an important step to ensure that you are up to date with your social grant payments and any changes in your application.

To perform a SASSA status check, follow these steps:

  • Step 1 : Visit the SASSA website at
  • Step 2 : Look for the “Check Your Status” option on the website’s homepage.
  • Step 3 : Click on the “Check Your Status” link to proceed.
  • Step 4 : You will be redirected to a new page where you will need to enter your ID number.
  • Step 5 :Enter your ID number in the designated field and click on the “Submit” button.
  • Step 6 :Wait for the system to process your request.
  • Step 7 :The system will display your SASSA status, including information about your grant application, payment dates, and any other relevant updates.

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) provides various social grants to eligible individuals, including child support grants, disability grants, and old age pensions.

Last updated: 02 January 2023