Check SRD Grant Appeal Approval Process 2023

Check SRD Grant Appeal Approval Process 2023

Sassa R350 Social Relief of Distress Grant

The President declared a National State of Disaster as a result of the Covid-19 global pandemic. In this regard he introduced a special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD) of R350 per month to be paid to individuals who are currently unemployed, do not receive any form of income, social grant or UIF payment etc. Civil society groups have criticised the grant for being too low.

Want to know where you appeal stands? Here’s a guide on how to check your appeal status:

How To Track Your SASSA R350 Grant Appeal

You must do a status check on your appeal to make sure that you appeal hasn’t got lost in the Sassa system. To check on your SASSA grant appeal status you need to have your ID number with you. This is how you research you grant appeal and find out your grant appeal status.

To check the appeal status, please visit on the DSD website.
  1. Make sure you have your ID number and the phone number you used to apply handy.
  2. Please click on the above link. Please enter your ID number and phone number in the spaces provided.
  3. Click on the “send pin” button.

Check the appeal status

  1. Go to Sassa Appeals Website
  2. Enter ID number
  3. Enter telephone number
  4. Track appeal

​​​​​​You can also call the Sassa Call Centre on their cellphone number which is 0800 601 011. If you’ve already submitted an appeal, you don’t need to submit another or contact the Sassa office.

The outcome of your appeal will be relayed through a confirmation message via SMS.

Once your Sassa SRD status check appeal has been confirmed successful, payments will then be made from the month you initially applied. You should make sure that Sassa has your bank account details so that the grant can be paid to you directly.

If the applicant qualifies in that month of the application, he/she will be paid for that month & for the current month if they still meet the application criteria. The payment may not necessarily be a double payment/lump sum or on the same day. It can be split over days or weeks.


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