SASSA Announces R350 SRD Grant Payment Dates for December

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SASSA Announces R350 SRD Grant Payment: The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has revealed the payment schedule for the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant for December, offering vital support to eligible beneficiaries. Here’s a comprehensive breakdown of the payment dates and crucial details for applicants.

SASSA Announces R350 SRD Grant Payment Processing Period

SASSA has outlined that beneficiaries approved for December can anticipate processing between 18th and 22nd December 2023. During this period, individuals are urged to check their payment status on the SRD website for the specific date when funds will be reflected in their bank accounts.

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“Funds will take about two to three working days to reflect in the client’s account after payment has been processed,” emphasized the agency.

Remaining Payment Dates for 2023/24 Financial Year

For applicants planning ahead, here are the payment dates for the remainder of the 2023/24 financial year:

  • January 2024: 25/01/24 to 31/01/24
  • February 2024: 23/02/24 to 29/02/24
  • March 2024: 25/03/24 to 29/03/24

(Source: SASSA)

Eligibility Criteria for R350 SRD Grant

The R350 SRD grant targets South African Citizens, Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Special Permit holders aged between 18 and 60 years old. To qualify, applicants must have insufficient means, not receive social grants or UIF payments, and lack financial support from any other source.

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Application Process and Tracking

To apply for the SASSA SRD grant, visit the official website here. According to the Department of Social Development, applicants will be considered for the R350 SRD grant from the date of application.

“Once you’ve submitted your application, you can track it on WhatsApp,” highlights the Department of Social Development, offering applicants a convenient platform to monitor the progress of their submissions.

Concerns and Political Landscape

In related news, the Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for the removal of Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu, underscoring the political dimension surrounding the R350 SRD grant.

Stay informed and take advantage of the support available during these challenging times.

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