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Apply for the December 2023 R350 Grant in South Africa

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Apply for the December 2023 R350 Grant in South Africa

Apply for the December 2023 R350 Grant in South Africa. Many South Africans depend on government financial assistance to cover their basic necessities. In December 2023, individuals in need are encouraged to apply for the R350 grant provided by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa).

Sassa Vital Role

Sassa plays a crucial role in offering financial assistance to vulnerable individuals through social assistance grants. These grants are lifelines for many unemployed individuals, enabling them to meet their essential needs.

Extending Support

The R350 grant, a vital resource, has been extended until March 2024 to continue aiding those in need.

How to Apply for the R350 Grant

Applying via the SRD Website

  1. Visit Sassa SRD grant website.
  2. Click on the ‘click here to apply online’ button.
  3. Enter your cell phone number and click ‘send SMS’.
  4. Receive a One Time Pin (OTP) on your provided number.
  5. Enter the OTP.
  6. Confirm and accept the Clauses in the Declaration and Consent documents.
  7. Enter your personal details, including your cell phone number, employment information, and lifestyle sustainability details.
  8. Provide your banking details.
  9. Follow the prompts to complete your application.

Applying via WhatsApp

  1. Add Sassa on WhatsApp using the number – 082 046 8553.
  2. Send a message to the number – Send “SRD Grant”.
  3. Indicate if you are applying for a grant for yourself (by sending the number 1) or on behalf of someone else (by sending number 2).
  4. Provide your name as it appears on your identity document.
  5. Share your surname as it appears on your identity document.
  6. Read and accept the terms and conditions by responding “YES”.
  7. Indicate your citizenship status (South African citizen – 1, Permanent Resident – 2, Refugee – 3).
  8. Click on the link sent to you in the WhatsApp chat.
  9. Confirm and accept the Clauses in the Declaration and Consent documents.
  10. Enter your ID number.
  11. Follow the prompts to complete your R350 grant application for August.

Eligibility for the R350 Grant

To qualify for the R350 grant, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Unemployed
  • South African citizens, permanent refugees, permanent residents, asylum seekers, and special permit holders
  • Aged between 18 and 59
  • Monthly income not exceeding R624 in their bank account

Conclusion

Sassa will continue to pay the R350 grant each month as long as applicants meet the eligibility criteria. Due to the high demand, the R350 grant has been extended until March 2024, but its continuation beyond that date is uncertain.

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