How To Apply For The R350 Grant For June 2023

The Sassa R350 grant remains a crucial source of income for South Africans who can barely make ends meet on a daily basis. However, applying is for it is just as important and quite an easy process.

As roughly 8 million beneficiaries still rely on The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa)’s R350 grant for their daily necessities, the agency is forging ahead with monthly disbursements of the much-needed grant.

However, if you are among those that have yet to apply for the grant, you risk not receiving your share and should do so soon as possible, provided you meet all specified application requirements.

To qualify for the R350 grant you must be an unemployed South African citizen, permanent resident or permanent refugee or asylum seeker. Additionally, you must be aged between 18 and 59 and your monthly income must not exceed R624.

It is also worth noting that you cannot be an NSFAS beneficiary or UIF recipient and qualify for the R350 grant. You can use one of two methods to apply for the R350 grant, you can either do it online on the Sassa SRD website or on Whatsapp using the steps outlined below: 

How To Apply For The R350 Grant For June 2023. 

Option 1: Apply Online 

Step 1 – Visit the SRD grant website

Step 2 – Click on ‘click here to apply on online

Step 3 – Enter you mobile phone number and click ‘send SMS’

Step 4 – A One Time Pin (OTP) will be sent to the number you provided

Step 5 – Enter the OTP 

Step 6 – Confirm and accept the Clauses in the Declaration and Consent documents

Step 7 – Enter your personal details 

Step 8 – Provide your mobile number, employment information and lifestyle sustainability information 

Step 9 – Provide your banking details

Step 10 – Follow the prompts to complete your application

Option 2: Apply on WhatsApp 

Step 1 – Add Sassa on WhatsApp using this number – 082 046 8553

Step 2 – Send a message to the number – Careers Portal simply sent “SRD Grant”

Step 3 – Indicate if you applying for yourself (sending the number 1) or on behalf of someone else (sending the number 2)

Step 4 – Send a message with your name as displayed on your Identify document 

Step 5 – Send a message with your surname as displayed on your Identify document 

Step 6 – Read the terms and conditions. Once you have, respond YES if you accept the terms and conditions. 

Step 7- Indicate whether you are a South African citizen (send the number 1) or a Permanent Resident (send the number 2) or a Refugee (send the number 3)

Step 8 – Click on the link sent to you in the WhatsApp chat 

Step 9 – Confirm and accept the Clauses in the Declaration and Consent documents

Step 10 – Enter your ID number 

Step 11 – Follow the prompts to complete your R350 grant application. 

Sassa will then review your application after you have finished the above-mentioned step. Following this, you can use any of the available ways to track the status of your application

You only need to submit an application once either using this website or the aforementioned WhatsApp number, not repeatedly through each method. One application alone from each applicant will be processed by Sassa.

To find out more about Sassa grants, including the R350 grant, head to our Sassa section.


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