SASSA R370 Application

You can apply for SASSA R370 grant online to receive monthly financial support from the government. The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) provides temporary assistance to citizens, refugees, and asylum seekers who are unemployed, have no other source of income, and lack sufficient means of living.

SASSA R370 Application

To submit an online application for SRD R370 grant, ensure you meet the eligibility criteria. Your age must be between 18 and 59 years old, and you must have no other source of income, or fall below the low-income threshold of R624 (Means Test). Additionally, make sure you are not receiving any other SASSA grants, UIF benefits, SARS benefits, or NSFAS assistance.

SASSA SRD R350 Application Status
  1. Visit the SASSA website at
  2. Choose the category option based on your nationality status.
    • South African ID Holders: If you have a South African ID Card or Green ID Book with a 13 digit SA ID number
    • Asylum Seekers and Special Permit Holders: If you are an Asylum Seeker with a valid File Number or Special Permit Holder from Zimbabwe, Angola or Lesotho
  3. If you are an Asylum Seeker with a valid File Number or Special Permit holders with a Passport should provide relevant details.
  4. If you click on the South African ID Holder option.
  5. Provide your cellphone number and click Send SMS.
  6. You will receive a 6-digit SASSA OTP code via SMS, which you can enter on the webpage to verify the PIN.
  7. Read the Terms and Conditions provided and agree by selection the Yes option.
  8. Fill in the application with all the required information including.
    • Full name
    • Citizenship
    • Physical disability (if applicable)
    • ID card information
    • Active phone number
    • Email address (if applicable)
    • Location (place of living)
    • Date of birth
    • Bank information for payment
  9. Click on the Submit button to have your Application Submitted.
  10. Once you have submitted your R370 application, you will receive a confirmation notification.

Your application was saved successfully and is pending verification. Your Application ID is e.g. 389707. Please write this number down or save this Application ID in a safe place and do not share it with other individuals. SASSA will quote this Application ID in our future communications with you, ensuring that you know the message originates from SASSA and that you are an original applicant.

SASSA Application Processing Time for R370 Grant

It typically takes up to 90 days (3 months) for SASSA to finalize the decision through various verification checks at the Department of Home Affairs and other government databases. You will receive an SMS on your registered phone number once your R370 application is approved, confirming that you will receive payment for the SASSA Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant.

To stay updated on your application process, you can use the Sassa Status Check online on the SRD website to see if your R370 application is approved, pending, rejected, or declined.

SASSA Application Not Approved for SRD R370 Grant

If your SASSA R370 application was unsuccessful and you received a rejection notice, you can proceed to SASSA reapplication processs and ensure all required information is correct. However, if your application was declined or rejected, you have the option to appeal SASSA to have your application reconsidered.

Important Tips for R370 Application Process

  • When filling the application form, you can use the drop-down menus to select your answers to the screening questionnaire whenever available.
  • Double-check that your details are correct before submitting your application to prevent mistakes that lead to rejection.
  • Ensure you provide accurate ID number for South African ID holders or valid File Number/Passport details for Asylum Seekers and Special Permit holders.
  • Remember, the Submit button will only appear visible if all marked mandatory fields (*) are correctly filled.

SASSA Contact for R370 Grant

If you encounter any issues with the SASSA R370 grant, reach out to the toll-free SASSA office directly at 0137549439 and 0137549428. To receive assistance, helpline services available at email [email protected] and [email protected] to have your complaints processed and your issues resolved.

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  1. Ponatshego says:

    I lost my sim card & forget numbers too so i need help

  2. Dina Carolina says:

    Plz I need this sassa

  3. Is it possibility for Asylum seeker to aply for R350 grant

  4. Rene Boonzaaier says:

    I am so glad sassa called.,yesterday. My inner feeling tells me that this could be my Year. TX GOD

  5. sheranade says:

    hi am still waiting on my new phone number am waiting now sinces 2 months and heard nothingg yet my cellphone number is 081405834

  6. Johana nndwambi says:

    My sassa is decline