Fri. Jun 21st, 2024

Navigating SASSA SRD: A Comprehensive Guide to Payment Status

As we transition from January to February, beneficiaries eagerly anticipate the status of their R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant from the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA). Checking the progress of your payment or the status of your SRD application is crucial, and this article provides a detailed overview of the SASSA SRD Status Check process and relevant information.

SASSA SRD Status Check Methods:

Using the SASSA SRD Website:

Visit the official SASSA SRD website (

Enter your ID number and mobile number.

Obtain a unique PIN to check your application progress and expected payment date.

Contacting SASSA via Mobile:

 Call 0800601011 from your mobile device.

 Provide your South African identification number during the phone conversation for status updates.

Eligibility Criteria for SASSA SRD Grant:

To qualify for the SRD grant, several criteria must be met, including citizenship, age (18 to 60), unemployment, and income below R624. Reapplication every three months will no longer be required, but rejected applicants need to submit reconsideration requests for each denied month.

SASSA SRD Payment Date 2024:

Payment dates for Older Persons Grants, Disability Grants, and Children’s Grants are as follows:

Older Persons Grant: Friday, 2 February

Disability Grants: Monday, 5 February

Children’s Grants: Tuesday, 6 February

SASSA SRD Payment Status Check Process:

  1. Visit the official SASSA SRD website.
  2. Enter registered mobile number and South African ID.
  3. Use Reference ID to locate R350 payment status.
  4. Re-enter mobile number for grant application.

Grant Amount and Collection Details:

Each participant receives a maximum SRD grant of R350, and no increase is anticipated in 2024. Banking information is required for direct deposits, but alternative collection points include designated post offices, boxing shops, or Pick-N-Pay for those without banking details.


Frequently Asked Questions – SASSA SRD Status Check:

When will the SASSA SRD grant amount be received?

  The SASSA SRD grant amount has already been received.


How to check SASSA 350 payday?

Log in to the official website (, enter credentials, and click on SRD status.


Staying informed about the SASSA SRD payment status is vital for beneficiaries. Utilize the online platform, contact SASSA via phone, and adhere to eligibility criteria for a smooth process. As SASSA continues its efforts to support vulnerable individuals, beneficiaries are encouraged to proactively check for updates, ensuring financial aid is received timely and efficiently.

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