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How to Check Your SASSA SRD Status For April 2024



How to Check Your SASSA SRD Status For April 2024

How to Check Your SASSA SRD Status For April 2024. Millions of unemployed individuals in South Africa depend on the R350 grant for access to basic necessities. If you’re wondering about your grant status for April, follow this guide to track your application progress step by step.

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has reported a continuous influx of applications for the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, commonly known as the R350 grant. This grant provides financial aid to unemployed South Africans.

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R350 Grant Eligibility Criteria

  • Available to unemployed individuals aged 18 to 59.
  • Applicants must not receive other government support.
  • Applicants must not reside in a government institution.
  • Income must not exceed R624.

How to Check Your R350 Grant Status

  1. Visit the Sassa SRD grant website.
  2. Click on ‘South African ID Holders’ and proceed.
  3. Find ‘Application status’ for your SRD grant.
  4. Click on ‘Check online’.
  5. Enter your ID number and application phone number, then click ‘Submit’.
  6. View the status of your R350 grant application.

Understanding Your R350 Grant Status

  • “Approved”: Your application is approved, and you’ll receive an SMS once the money is ready for collection.
  • “Bank details pending”: Provide banking details to complete a means test.
  • “Pending”: Sassa is still evaluating your application.
  • “IRP5 Registered”: Indicates you’re receiving an income and may need to resolve tax-related issues.

What To Do If Your Application Is Rejected

If you believe your application was wrongly rejected, you can appeal to the Independent Tribunal for Social Assistance Appeals (ITSAA).

How to Submit a R350 Grant Appeal

  1. Visit the ITSAA website.
  2. Enter your ID number and application phone number.
  3. Click “Send Pin” and enter the received pin.
  4. Select the appeal month and reason.
  5. Click “Submit” to complete the process.


It’s crucial to check your R350 grant status regularly, especially if you’re in need of financial assistance. Follow the steps outlined here to stay informed about your application status and take appropriate action if needed.

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SASSA Confirms 2024 Grant Values



SASSA Confirms 2024 Grant Values

SASSA Confirms 2024 Grant Values. South Africa social security system supports over 18 million permanent grant beneficiaries, along with 8 million individuals benefiting from the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant. In April 2024, the values of these grants are set to change, impacting millions across the country.

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SASSA Grant Increases

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has officially confirmed the grant values for 2024. These values will vary throughout the year due to scheduled increases. Sassa administers various permanent grants designed to assist financially vulnerable individuals, including:

  • Older Persons pension grant
  • Disability grant
  • War Veterans grant
  • Care Dependency grant
  • Foster Child grant
  • Child Support grant
  • Child Support grant Top-Up
  • Grant-in-aid

Grant Values 2024

SASSA has announced the maximum grant values for April 2024 and October 2024. While some grants have already seen increases in April 2024, three grants are scheduled for further increments in October 2024.

In February 2024, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana revealed the 2024 Sassa grant increases during his Budget Speech. These increases have now been confirmed by the Minister of Social Development, in concurrence with the Minister of Finance, as per the Social Assistance Act 2004 (Act No. 13 of 2004) as amended.

Updated Grant Values

Here are the updated grant values for 2024:

Grant April 2024 Payment October 2024 Payment
Older Persons Grant R2,180 R2,190
Older Persons Grant (75+) R2,180+R20 R2,190+R20
War Veterans (incl. Add. Pay) R2,180+R20 R2,190+R20
Disability Grant R2,180 R2,190
Foster Child Grant R2,180 R2,190
Child Support Grant R530 R530
Child Support Grant (Top-Up) R530 + R260 R530 + R270
Grant In Aid R530 R530

These increases will take effect on 1 April 2024 and 1 October 2024 respectively.

SRD Grant Increase

The SRD grant, commonly known as the R350 grant, has also been increased. Minister Godongwana announced the increase on Wednesday, 13 March 2024. Beneficiaries will see their grant rise from R350 to R370 starting 1 April 2024, an increase of R20 or 5.7%. This adjustment is aimed at fulfilling the fundamental rights of vulnerable adults in South Africa.


The adjustments to grant values for 2024 represent a proactive step by Sassa and the government to mitigate economic hardship and ensure the welfare of millions of beneficiaries. These measures not only reflect a commitment to social justice but also embody a collective endeavor to foster a more inclusive and equitable society in South Africa.

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