How to Apply or Reapply for R350 Grant from August 2021

Applications for R350 grant will open Friday, 6 August 2021 and here are the eligibility criteria and application channels. Please note, these channels will only open from Friday 6 August 2021 as announced by Social Development Minister.

 A South African Citizen, Permanent Resident or Refugee registered on the Home Affairs database and persons who are holders of special permits under the Special Angolan Dispensation, the Lesotho Exemption Permit dispensation and the Zimbabwe Exemption Permit Dispensation, and asylum seekers whose section 22 permits or visas are valid or were valid on 15 March 2020;

(b) Currently residing within the borders of the Republic of South Africa;

(c) Above the age of 18 and below the age of 60;

(d) Unemployed;

(e) Not receiving any social grant in respect of himself or herself;

(f) Not receiving an unemployment insurance benefit and does not qualify to receive an unemployment insurance benefit;

(g) Not receiving a stipend from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme and other financial aid;

(h) Not receiving any other government Covid-19 response support; and

(i) Not a resident in a government-funded or subsidised institution.

All applications will be done electronically via the following methods:

Via the website https://srd.sassa.gov.za or WhatsApp on 082 046 8553

Confirmation will be received as soon as the application has been successfully submitted. For all other queries, applicants may contact the call centre on 0800 60 10 11 or email grantenquiries@sassa.gov.za

Zulu said additional application channels would be added and announcements made in due course.

Find more info about Sassa R350 grant here.

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