SASSA’S R350 SRD Grant 2023 | Application & Reconsideration

SASSA’S Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD Grant) has topped as Google’s most searched term in 2022, there is no wonder why many people want to apply for SRD grant. Despite the challenges SASSA may have had throughout their period of service, they have done a good job in helping many South Africans.
SASSA R350 SRD grant
The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) SRD grant is implemented with the concurrence of the Minister of Finance.

SASSA R350 SRD grant Application 2024

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.
To receive SASSA R350 grant in 2023, you must send your application, these are the requirements,
  • South African citizens/permanent residents/refugees/asylum seekers/holders of special permits
  • Unemployed
  • Have no alternative source of income or financial support from any other source
  • Between the ages of 18 and 60

Start with these steps to apply and receive grant on 2023 payment dates:-

  • Go to the registration page:
  • Click the Get Registered Now button on the Register page.
  • Complete the Contact Information and Account Details sections. All fields with a red asterisk (*) are required.
    • Email Address – When entering an email address, please keep in mind that all correspondence with will be sent to that email address.
    • Username – Enter a username to log in to It may only contain alphanumeric characters, question marks, periods, dashes, underscores, and the @ symbol. Your username cannot contain a space, nor can it only include numbers. Select a username you will remember.
    • Password – The password you choose must meet the following password requirements:
      • Must contain at least eight (8) characters
      • Must contain at least one (1) uppercase letter (A-Z)
      • Must contain at least one (1) lower case letter (a-z)
      • Must contain at least one (1) number (0-9)
      • Must contain at least one (1) special character (e.g. ! @ # $ % ^ & *)
      • Cannot be the same as the previous six (6) passwords
      • Cannot contain dictionary words, names, or your Username
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  • Click the Continue button.
  • Click the Send Temporary Code button, then access your email account to access the temporary code.
  • Enter the temporary code you received in the email from into the Temporary Code field and click the Continue button.
  • Decide if you would like to add a profile to your account or click the Continue button to log in. You need to add a profile to submit an application. After registering, review the Workspace Overview page to learn how to apply for a grant.

SASSA Status Check

Before you check your status, you must have previously applied for SRD grant, Start with these steps to check your status

SASSA Appeal

ApplytoSA has received a lot of questions with regards to how to appeal, we did some research and we are glad to let you know that it is possible.

If your SASSA R350 SRD grant application was declined for any period from April 2022, you may submit an appeal by accessing the DSD appeals website.

SASSA Reconsideration status check

  1. Reconsideration URL:-

If you’ve already lodged an appeal, you will then not need to send another or contact the SASSA office.

Or you can use any of the following channels:

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