R350 SRD Grant Beneficiaries: Payment Schedule and Updates from Sassa Discover the latest updates on when Sassa R350 SRD grant beneficiaries can expect to receive their payments. In a bid to streamline the disbursement process of the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is implementing corrective measures. Eligible recipients can anticipate their August payments to be processed from Friday, between August 25 and 31.
When Will Sassa R350 SRD Grant Beneficiaries Receive Payments?
Sassa announces that approved clients can look forward to their payments being processed between August 25 and 31. It’s advised that beneficiaries visit the SRD website during this period to determine the exact payment date in their bank accounts.
Payment Timeline and Processing Details Following the payment processing, beneficiaries can typically expect the funds to reflect in their accounts within two to three business days.
Monthly Payment Schedule for R350 SRD Grant Sassa is committed to providing a monthly timetable outlining the expected payment dates for R350 SRD grant recipients.
Addressing Recent Payment Challenges Recent concerns have arisen among beneficiaries due to delays and inconsistencies in grant disbursements, impacting as many as seven million individuals.
Reasons for Payment Delays Sassa spokesperson Paseka Letsatsi attributes the delays to a backlog in processing, as the agency conducts monthly assessments to ensure the eligibility of applicants. Letsatsi states, ‘We’re taking steps to regularly update the payment schedule via social media and media outlets.’
Tips to Prevent Payment Delays
Letsatsi highlights the significance of beneficiaries maintaining up-to-date details on Sassa’s platform or reaching out to the call center. He emphasizes, ‘Updating personal information on our website is crucial, as issues with beneficiary details can sometimes cause delays.’
Eligibility Criteria for the R350 SRD Grant Introduced in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in May 2020, the R350 SRD grant is available to South African citizens, refugees, asylum seekers, and special permit holders aged 18 to 60, with a monthly income below R624. Those with limited financial means, not receiving other social grants or UIF payments, and lacking alternative financial support are eligible for this grant.”