SASSA R350 SRD Reapplication now: Everyone Must Reapply for R350 Grant
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Last time when SASSA SRD R350 was extended , people ware told to reapply , this time is no different , this gives a chance those who cloud not apply and those who got rejected before.
The Department of Social Development issued a statement on Friday 22 April 2022 informing the public about SRD reapplication and said that those who need assistance for the SRD R350 Grant will have to reapply. The application channels were inactive in the previous few days but now the SRD website is active for applications. The Department said “Given that the National State of Disaster was lifted in April, the Department of Social Development has endeavored to develop the regulatory framework for the payment of the COVID-19 SRD grant within the Social Assistance legislation.” The Department put out regulations for public comment in February 2022 and has now concluded the process.
SASSA R350 SRD Reapplication April 2022
The Department continued and said “Given that the Covid-19 SRD will now be provided for under a new legislative framework, and that additional qualifying and assessment criteria will be added, those in need of assistance will have to apply for the Covid-19 SRD, or reapply if they were previously in receipt of this grant. Fortunately, the entire application system remains a purely digital process, thereby enabling quick access and turnaround times.”
Application Reopening Date
Social Development said that the application system will be opened at 12am on Saturday 23 April 2022. We checked the SRD Website in the afternoon of the 23 of April 2022 and found that the application tabs were active. The application tabs were deactivated days before 23 April and now they are active again. This means that, applicants can now send their applications to Sassa.
SASSA R350 Application Channels
The statement further indicated that “Applications can be lodged either on the SASSA website at https://srd.sassa.gov.za. Further communication will be issued as more application channels are opened.” Applications will be considered for each month where the application is done. “All applicants are reminded that they will be considered for the Covid-19 SRD from the month in which the application is lodged and this will be validated every month. This means that all applications lodged in April will be considered as from April 2022.”
They concluded by saying “The Minister of Social Development will hold a media briefing in the coming days to provide further details on the implementation of the Covid-19 SRD grant.”
How to Apply or Reapply for SRD R350 Grant?
At the moment, there is only one application channel which is the SRD website. To apply go to https://srd.sassa.gov.za and follow the instructions.
How do I Confirm that I Still Qualify for SRD Grant?
Here are the steps 1. Go to SRD website 2. Scroll down to a section marked ‘How do I confirm that I still qualify for, and need this SRD Grant?’ 3. Click on the yellow bar marked ‘Click here to confirm you existing application’ 4. Enter your mobile number 5. Submit for one time pin 6. Submit application