Why Your R350 Still Pending

Why Your R350 Still Pending.

Applied for R350 Grant but not sure what the SRD R350 Grant Status pending means? There are several meanings of the SRD R350 Grant pending status.

If you have applied for the R350 grant for the current cycle, you must be wondering why there are no payments yet and the status for the current month is pending. Read further to understand better about SRD grant statuses.

Why Your R350 grant Still Pending?

There are different meanings of SRD Grant Statuses

After submitting your application to Sassa, your application is stored on the system for human review. Immediately when you submit it, it will show you a certain status.

Application complete

The first status if your application is correctly filled will be ‘Application complete’. Application complete means that you have completed the reapplication process and your application will be verified each month for the SRD R350 grant.

What to do about ‘Application complete’ status?

All you need to do no is to check your verification and payment status each month on the Sassa SRD website.

Bank details pending

This means that an application or reapplication was received, but no banking details or preferences were received.

What to do about ‘Bank details pending’ status?

You must submit your banking details via the SRD website. Here are the full details on how to submit banking details to Sassa.

Reapplication pending

When your grant status says ‘Reapplication pending’ it means that no re-application has been received by Sassa.

What to do about ‘Reapplication pending’ status?

You must submit an application via the website or WhatsApp line if open for applications.

Pending for certain period

If your grant status says ‘pending’ for a certain month it means re-application was successfully received. Verification of the application for the period is pending for that month. For example, if you check your grant status in June and it shows ‘pending’ it means that your application has not yet been verified for the month of June. The status will change as soon as the verification has been completed.

What to do about ‘pending’ grant status?

You have to check back the status later in the month for an update.


This means that the application was approved for that month.

What to do about ‘approved’ grant status?

The client should check the pay day field for an indication of when they will receive their money. If no pay day value is provided, no payment has been processed as yet.


The application was declined for the period and the reason will be provided.

What to do about ‘declined’ status?

You can submit a request for reconsideration via the website, should you feel that the reason for decline is invalid.

Now let’s check other SRD related questions

The full meaning of SRD: SRD stand for Social Relief of Distress.

Meaning of SRD Grant: Social Relief of Distress Grant


This means that the grant is cancelled.

What to do about ‘cancelled’ grant status?

If you wish to reinstate the grant, it can be done on the website.

How to Check Sassa SRD R350 Status Online

Step 1: Go to the SASSA SRD website

Step 2; Scroll down to ‘Application Status’

Step 4: Click on ‘Click here to check online’

Step 5: Enter your ID number and cellphone number used during registration.

Step 6: Follow the remaining steps to check your status

You should then be able to see the status of your R350 grant application.

The current SRD Grant has been extended from April 2022 to March 2023. Those who have applied before were advised to reapply online. Sassa indicated that the WhatsApp line for applications will be opened soon.

Why are there no payments yet?

Sassa has indicated that they will start disbursing the R350 grants for the current cycle by mid-June. By now, beneficiaries must be anxiously waiting for the payments as it has been long overdue.

The Minister in the Presidency last week assured the nation that those who are owed the payments will be paid. He said “As long as those SRDs are due, in-line with the president’s commitment, they will be paid”

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