SASSA: When to collect R350 SR

SASSA: When to collect R350 SRD grants

SASSA have announced grant payments dates for October. Here’s what to know about the R350 SRD grant and when to get it for October.

SASSA: When to collect R350 SR

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) have announced grant payment dates for October.

If you’re approved for the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, then you should be able to collect your grant from Thursday.

Here’s what to know about the current state of the SRD grant, and how to collect.

SASSA: The R350 SRD grant date

 According to news from The South African website, SASSA R350 grants can be collected from Thursday, 5 October.

As long as your grant has APPROVED status, SRD recipients will receive their grant amounts.

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 If you have added your banking details, SASSA will pay the grant directly into your bank account. Without banking details, you may have to collect from a regional office or retailer.

When do other SASSA grants get paid?

Other social grants will be paid out on different dates.

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If you receive any of the other social grants, then expect to collect your grant on one of these payment dates:

  • Older Persons Grsant: Tuesday, 3 October
  • Disability Grant: Wednesday, 4 October
  • Other Grants: Thursday, 5 October

The SRD grant gets paid out with other grants, such as Child Grants.

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Can I still apply for the R350 SRD grant?


SASSA still allows applications for the R350 SRD grant through their website, or at any regional office. During the application process, you will need your Identity Document, Proof of Residence, and Proof of Income.

It’s also necessary to have an active cellphone number when applying for your social grant.

If you must still apply for your grant, then you will only be able to claim your grant once it has been approved.

Contact SASSA here

Didn’t get your social grant or need more help?

Contact SASSA via phone at: +12 400 2000 (Head Office) or +27 80 060 1011 (National).

Complaints and questions about social grants can also be sent to their website.