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How Do Check My SASSA SRD Status? Steps To Enable www.sassa.gov.za R350 Status Check

How Do Check My Sassa Srd Status: The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is a government agency at a national level. The President of South Africa announced a COVID relief scheme that will be done by the SASSA. To know How Do Check My Sassa Srd Status and Balance, read the article below.   

by Atirya Shyamsundar | Updated Oct 18, 2021 12:22 PM

How Do Check My SASSA SRD Status? Steps To Enable www.sassa.gov.za R350 Status Check
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The department of Social Development in South Africa is responsible for providing social protection to the people. The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is a government agency at a national level. It distributes grants on behalf of the Department of Social Development. The number of people who have received care from the SASSA has grown over the years, and millions of South Africans have also received COVID relief care from the department. The President of South Africa declared a state of disaster due to the global pandemic. To help with this, he announced a COVID19 relief scheme. The people will receive an amount of R350 every month for six months if they are unemployed or do not receive any income. 

How Do Check My SASSA SRD Status?

To check on the balance status, please follow the steps below: 

To check balance on cell phone try one of the two USSD codes below and follow the steps as prompted: 

  1. *120*3210#

  2. *120*69277#

To check balance on whatsapp: 

  1. Send ‘SASSA’ to: 082 046 8553

  2. Reply with ‘Status’ 

  3. Reply ‘Yes’ if you have your reference number 

  4. Send the mobile number you used when applying for the grant

  5. Send your reference number 

You can also check the official website

Sassa SRD Status Check Online Application Status

According to a report released by the SASSA there have been a total of 8 million applications submitted by August 18th. There has been a delay in processing the applications due to the volume. There are a number of ways to check the status of your applications. The application portals have also been updated, the following are the latest channels available: 

  1. Main Website 

  2. Government chat website 

  3. On Whatsapp at this number: 082 046 8553

  4. SASSA chat website 

To check the application status on the SASSA website, just follow the steps below: 

  1. Please visit the official website

  2. Find the application status section 

  3. Click on “click here to check online”

  4. Enter the ID number and your registered mobile number 

  5. Submit the form 

  6. Follow the prompts provided.

The USSD code that was promised has not yet been finalised. People can also use the Moya app to apply for the grant. The Moya app however is not an official source that was provided. There have been issues with the website due to the traffic and SASSA was forced to shut down certain functions. People are requested to be patient. They have promised that all the functions will be available as soon as possible. 

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How Do Check My Sassa Srd Status - FAQs

1. How long does Sassa pending take?

There is no need to apply every month for this to happen. The turnaround time of payment after the application has been approved is up to 7 days.

2. How do I check the status of my R350?

Open a chat with the (082 046 8553) number you have saved. Send a message to the number saying 'status' Now you will be able to check the progress on your grant.

3. How much must you earn to qualify for Sassa grant?

Be a South African citizen or have permanent residency. Not earn more than R48 000 a year (R4 000 a month) if you're single. If you're married, your combined income shouldn't be above R96 000 a year (R8 000 a month).

4. What does it mean when your application is pending?

A status of Pending Approval indicates that your application has been reviewed and is ready to be approved, but for administrative reasons, it cannot be approved until the following calendar year.

5. How do I find out if I have Sassa approval?

You can check if your application was approved using the SASSA SRD website. If your grant status says 'Aug Approved', it means that your SRD grant application is successful for the August period.

6. Can I check my Sassa balance on my phone number?

Yes if you have a SASSA card you can dial *120*3210# and follow the prompts - please avoid going to an ATM to check your balance.

7. What does it mean when Sassa is pending?

Sassa has said that 'Pending' means your application has not yet been approved. Sassa is still in the process of scanning your details so that it can be verified first. Once approved, you will receive an SMS from SASSA requesting your banking details, then you will be paid.