Some applicants are anxious about the social relief of distress grant of R350. Their anxiety sprang from the fact that their status show that they are approved but no payment date.
It must however be understood that the pay date is automatically generated by the system from sassa and no other person has control over the pay day.
The system is doing it in batches, checking where the applicant’s payment point is.
It is up to the applicant to be more patient and wait for the system to do its work. The high volume of applications being worked on has a lot of pressure on agency.
To check your srd R350 Grant status, please visit the website https://srd.sassa.gov.za/sc19/status.
Enter your ID number and phone number used to register and click on the submit button.
You have also two days more to switch your payment option to your preferred bank account from Post Office or ewallet if only you are approved.
To do so visit the https://srd.sassa.gov.za and scroll down to the last section of the page, you will see all the instructions that will guide to successfully change your payment option.
Enter your ID and submit, you will receive an SMS containing a unique and a secured link. Click on the link and follow, it will give you option to choose your preferred payment option and enter the Bank account number and the account name which must be the same as on your ID.
Sassa will have to verify the account to make sure indeed the account belongs you.
If you want to use ewallet with any of the partner banks , make sure the sim card is also registered in your name.
Sassa will not pay you if you use any other persons account or if make a mistake in details.