SASSA SRD R350 Grant Latest News Update April 2023

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) introduced the SRD R350 grant in April 2020 as a means of assisting vulnerable South Africans who were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant has been extended several times, with the latest extension being from March to April 2023. Here are the latest updates on the SASSA SRD R350 Grant.

March 2023 SASSA SRD R350 Grant

The March 2023 SASSA SRD R350 grant has been finalised, and those who have been approved have been paid. Those who were declined, however, have a chance to appeal their applications using the SASSA SRD R350 appeals website at https://srd.dsd.gov.za/appeals. It is important to note that the appeal process is only for those who were declined, and not for those who were approved but have not yet received their payments.

April 2023 SASSA SRD R350

With the beginning of the extension of the grant, some applicants are wondering whether they need to reapply. SASSA has stated that there is no need to reapply for the April 2023 if you were already an existing applicants for the SRD R350 grant in March 2023. However, if your application was declined in March, you can appeal and submit new evidence to support your case.

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Outstanding Appeals

SASSA is yet to officially roll out an update on the outstanding appeals applications, and applicants have to wait a bit longer for their applications to be processed. It is crucial to remain patient and keep checking the SASSA website for updates on the appeal process.

Those Approved Without Pay Dates

Unfortunately, there is still a large number of applicants who have been approved for the SRD R350 grant but have not yet received their payments. This delay is mainly due to applicants providing the wrong or inconsistent payment option. If you fall into this category, it is essential to log into your SASSA account and ensure that you have provided the correct payment details.

Conclusion

The SASSA SRD R350 Grant has been a lifeline for many vulnerable South Africans, and it is heartening to see that the grant has been extended. If you have any concerns about your application, it is advisable to visit the SASSA website or contact them directly for assistance. We encourage applicants to remain patient as SASSA processes the outstanding appeals and payments for those who were approved but have not yet received their payments.

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