SASSA Reapplication SRD R350 Grant 2024!

Before we dig into the details of the reapplication process, let’s get a glimpse at the information for SRD R350 Grant Reapplication.

Have you been a SASSA beneficiary and are looking forward to accessing the grant after the national disaster again? The department of social development has issued a statement that makes it necessary for the beneficiaries to reapply for the SASSA grant.

Most netizens must be confused regarding the reapplication process. However, we assure you not to panic. Here, you will get information regarding the reapplication process, which will help you get the grant and feed your family.

SASSA Reapply R350 grant for South Africa netizens

Update your Information for reapplication

The candidates can alter their information on the online application form if the previously provided information is false. They can also change their answers to the screening questions they answered in their previous attempt to apply.

Applicants have time to update their information and answers after 30 days they have got the “declined” status, while checking Sassa status.

Also, President Cyril Ramaphosa, in his address to the nation, declared that the funding would be extended from April 2022 until March 2023.

However, those who have reapplied for the financial provision service should not repeat the process. Because SASSA only accepts the application once. In addition, repeated applications may cause technological glitches, and the system may delay the approval and verification process of the application.

How to reapply for SASSA?

  1. The first thing you need to do is, visit the SASSA website at srd.sassa.gov.za
  2. Click the “Reconfirm your grant application” button on the webpage.
  3. Log in using your South African ID number and Mobile number.
  4. Click on the ” Send SMS” button.
  5. Next, you will receive an SMS containing a One-Time-Pin (OTP).
  6. Insert and verify the pin.
  7. Update your data
  8. Finally, resubmit the online application form.

The candidates must keep in mind that they will have to reapply for the SRD funds every three months. However, it is important that the candidates keep a check on their website so that they are well informed about the updates and news.

 Brenda Sibeko, who is deputy director general at the department of social development, states;

“You need to put an eye on the Sassa website every three months to check a notification or if there are any queries from Sassa that requires answers because based on your provided information, Sassa has to determine whether you still need the grant or not “

 The candidates are also required to update the South African Social Security Agency about their financial conditions and their dynamics of dependency on the SASSA SRD grant.

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Right Time to Reapply?

The reapplication process is ongoing right now. So, the candidates can still reapply for the SASSA SRD grant. However, one thing that is very important for the candidates before they reapply is to confirm their eligibility.

Eligibility criteria

To reapply for the grant, the candidates must match the criteria as provided by Social Assistance Act.

  • South African residents, Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and special permit holders
  •  Belong to the age group; 18-60 years.
  • Not getting other social security services.
  • No other income source or unemployed.

Recently, the condition of unemployment has been updated by the authorities, and they have mandated that the candidate must not earn more than a certain amount.

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What is the SRD R350 Appeals Deadline?

The SRD R350 enables the candidates to appeal for reconsideration within 90 days after the agency has declined their application.

Contact the Agency

If the clients are still confused or have questions specific to their situation, they can contact the SASSA directly to get authentic and acceptable solutions.

You can contact SASSA through virtual assistance chat on their official website. You may put forth your questions on their social media accounts. SASSA is on Twitter as @OfficialSASSA  and as @SASSANewsZA on Facebook.

Conclusion

The head manager of communication at SASSA, Paseka Letsatsi, discussed the need for reapplication with Africa Melanie. During the discussion, Letsatsi put forth his idea of the need for reapplication. Stating that because during the disaster, the grant was utilized to help disaster affectees. Now that the disaster has ended and the funds are to be used as SRD, the candidates must reapply.

FAQs

It takes them 60-90 days to respond digitally to the candidates’ appeal.

It means SASSA has not received a reapplication for the SRD grant.

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If the application has been declined by SASSA, the candidates have the right to appeal for reconsideration and reapply for the grant.

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