expected raise in february sassa monthly payments
expected raise in february sassa monthly payments

Reasons why ” SASSA ” R350 grants approved with no access to payments dates

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There are over millions and millions of South African citizen who had opt-in for the social relief of distress grant which was first introduced in 2020 during the covid 19 pandemic by the South Africa president Cyril Ramaphosa.

Its been 4 years now and still today many South African still depend on the Social relief of distress grant which was implemented to be a temporary grant intended for persons who are unemployed and those who are unable to meet their families’ basic needs.

However, according to SASSA , the SRD grant is only meant for South African individuals between the age of 18 – 64: who meets the requirements to be approved. The agency stated that they only allow individuals that are not NSFAS beneficiaries, UIF, working people. For the SRD grant application to be considered, they should not be receiving any source of income of not more than R624 while the bank account balance remains below this limit.

According to South African Social Security Agency(SASSA), beneficiaries who are approved and have no payments dates should change their banking details. Furthermore, they should check if they have used the correct banking details. It is important for the beneficiaries to check their statuses frequently to see if they have been approved or declined for the upcoming month due to some of the factors mentioned above.

Steps to take to avoid being rejected by SRD grant

  • During application process, avoid submitting incorrect information such as contact numbers, ID number, banking details, etc.
  • To increase your chances of approval, you should at least be unemployed and not receiving an income
  • In case your application was declined, the South African Social Security Agency allows applicants who think their application was declined by mistake to appeal for the grant.

for further assistance regarding the social relief of distress : https://www.sassa.gov.za/Pages/Head-Office-and-Regional-Contacts.aspx