Track Your Application for SRD Grant Online Complete Guide

The Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, also known as the R350 grant, provides essential financial support to impoverished South Africans. If you have applied for the grant for the month of August, it is important to understand how to track the progress of your application.

Submitting Your SRD Grant Application To Apply for the SRD Grant:

a. Visit the SRD grant website. b. Click on ‘click here to apply online.’ c. Enter your mobile phone number and click ‘send SMS.’ d. Receive a One Time Pin (OTP) on the provided number. e. Enter the OTP. f. Confirm and accept the Clauses in the Declaration and Consent documents. g. Enter your personal details. h. Provide your mobile number, employment information, and lifestyle sustainability information. i. Provide your banking details. j. Follow the prompts to complete your application.

Apply for the R350 grant through WhatsApp:

  • Add Sassa on WhatsApp using this number – 082 046 8553.
  • Send a message to the number, for example, “SRD Grant.”
  • Indicate if you are applying for yourself (send the number 1) or on behalf of someone else (send the number 2).
  • Provide your name and surname as they appear on your identification document.
  • Read and accept the terms and conditions.
  • Indicate your citizenship status.
  • Click on the link sent to you in the WhatsApp chat.
  • Confirm and accept the Clauses in the Declaration and Consent documents.
  • Enter your ID number.

Follow the prompts to complete your application.

  1. Handling Rejected Applications If your Sassa application is rejected, you have the option to submit an application appeal, also known as an application for reconsideration.
  2. Tracking Your R350 Grant Application Status To track the progress of your R350 grant application, you can use the following methods provided by Sassa:


  • Visit the Sassa SRD grant website.
  • Scroll down to ‘Application status.’
  • Select ‘Click here to check online.’
  • Fill in the required fields.
  • View the status of your R350 grant application.


  • Call 0800 60 10 11.
  • Follow the prompts to check your application status.


  • Add 082 046 8553 to your phone.
  • Send a message to that number.
  • Follow the instructions to track your application status.

Note: Due to a high volume of applications, Sassa’s system may experience delays in displaying your status.


Sassa’s SRD grant plays a vital role in providing social security assistance to those in need. To address inequality, combat poverty, and advance social welfare in South Africa, these services are crucial. By following the outlined steps, you can submit and track your SRD grant application for August, ensuring timely support.

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