The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) provides grants to those in need. The R350 grant was introduced in 2020 to help people cope with the financial pressures of the pandemic. Knowing if your R350 grant application has been approved is important, as it will allow you to make plans and access the funds when they are available. This article will explain how to check your R350 approval status and understand the eligibility criteria for the grant.
Checking R350 Approval Status
The approval status of your R350 grant application can be easily checked by logging into your SASSA account. If you do not have an account yet, you can register on the SASSA website. Once you have logged into your account, you will be able to see the status of your application. If your application is approved, you will be able to access the funds as soon as they are available.
You can also check the status of your application by calling the SASSA contact centre on 0800 60 10 11. The SASSA contact centre is open from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
Understanding R350 Eligibility
In order to be eligible for the R350 grant, you must meet certain criteria. These include being a South African citizen or permanent resident, having a valid South African ID or asylum seeker permit, and being unemployed or earning an income of less than R1,500 a month. You must also be at least 18 years old and not be receiving any other SASSA grants.
If you meet all of the criteria, you can submit your application online or by visiting your nearest SASSA office. You will need to provide proof of your identity, income and bank details. Your application will then be assessed and you will be notified of the outcome.
The R350 grant is an important source of income for many people in South Africa. Knowing if your application has been approved is essential, so that you can access the funds when they are available. By using the SASSA website or contact centre, you can easily check the status of your application and understand the eligibility criteria for the grant.