How to Collect Your SRD R350 Grant At Pick n Pay – Step By Step Guide & More

If you are tired of waiting in long queues at the Post Office to collect your R350 grant, there is good news: You can now collect it from Pick n Pay stores. Yes, SASSA partnered with Pick n Pay to make it easier for its beneficiaries to receive the grants via Pick n Pay.

How to collect your SASSA SRD R350 Grant at Pick n Pay

Pick n Pay’s Head of Omnichannel, John Bradshaw, showed his excitement and said:

“Pick n Pay and Boxer are proud to assist grant beneficiaries access their funds more conveniently and safely, ensuring they receive much-needed relief quicker than before.”

John Bradshaw – Pick n Pay’s Head of Omnichannel

To collect payments via Pick n Pay, you first need to change your SASSA payment method to Pick n Pay and then learn how to collect your SRD R350 grant from Pick n Pay.

In this article, I will guide you through the complete process step-by-step, from changing your payment method to collecting your grants from Pick n Pay. Please keep reading.

How to Change Your SASSA SRD Payment Method to Pick n Pay

So, first of all, you need to change your SASSA SRD R350 payment method to Pick n Pay. I will outline every step in detail you are required to switch your payment method below:

1. Access the SASSA Web Portal

Visit the SASSA web portal using this link: https://srd.sassa.gov.za/. Scroll down to the bottom, and you will find two sections: 

  • One for Asylum Seekers and Special Permit Holders
  • And the other for South African ID holders.

Click on the “click here to proceed” option based on your citizenship status.

Select Your Citizenship Status for Pick n Pay

2. Identity Verification

Now, you are required to verify your identity based on your citizenship status.

For South African ID Card Holders:

Go to the “How do I change my banking details” section and input your 13-digit South African ID Number from your South African ID card or Green ID Book.

Changing SASSA SRD Payment Method to Pick n Pay - For South African ID Card Holders

For Asylum Seekers:

If you’re an Asylum Seeker possessing a valid file number or hold a Special Permit from Zimbabwe, Angola, or Lesotho, kindly provide your file number, passport number, and the cell phone number you used during your SRD grant application.

Changing SASSA SRD Payment Method to Pick n Pay - For Asylum Seekers & Special Permit Holders

3. Verify OTP Code

You will receive an OTP code on your registered SASSA phone number. Verify it, and a secure link will be sent to your mobile device via SMS. Click on the link to proceed with updating your payment method.

4. Select Pick n Pay As Your Payment Method

After clicking the secure link sent to you via SMS, a form will open where you can select your payment method. Choose ‘Pick n Pay’ as your SRD grant payment method in this form.

5. Agree to Terms & Conditions

After that, you’ll see the terms and conditions. Please take a moment to read them and agree to them.

6. Submit Form & Await Approval

Now, go ahead and submit the form. SASSA will need about 14 business days to check your details before approval.

Once SASSA approves your request, you’ll get an SMS notification. After that, you can pick up your payment from any till point at Pick n Pay stores.

Step-by-Step Guide to Collect Your SRD R350 Grant at Pick n Pay

After switching your payment method, let’s move towards how you can collect your grant payment at Pick n Pay. Please follow the below steps to collect:

Step-by-Step Guide to Collect Your R350 Grant At Pick n Pay

1. Gather Necessary Documents & Information

Before visiting the Pick n Pay store, please make sure you have the following things:

  • Your ID card
  • The cell phone number you used when you applied for your grant.
  • A text message from SASSA saying your grant got approved for the current month

You must have the above essentials to receive your grant payment at Pick n Pay.

2. Go to Your Nearest Pick n Pay Store

Head to your nearest Pick n Pay store now. You can locate the closest branch and check their operating hours on Pick n Pay’s official website using this link: https://www.pnp.co.za/storelocator/.

Please note that each Pick n Pay store has different times, so you must confirm this before visiting.

3. Request Your Grant Payment at the Counter

After reaching the store, go to the till point and ask the representative if you are here to collect your SRD R350 grant payment.

4. Verify Your Identity

Now, the representative will ask you to provide your ID card and mobile number. They will also request that you show them the SMS you received from SASSA confirming this month’s grant approval.

Please provide and show all the necessary details to the representative, including the SASSA message.

5. Approve the USSD Message

Now, a USSD message will pop up on your cell phone. Approve it to receive your payment. This extra layer of security makes your grant secure so no one else can access your grant funds.

6. Get Your SRD Grant Payment

After the USSD message approval, the Pick n Pay representative will hand over your grant payment in cash. 

So, that’s it. You see how it is easy to collect your grant payments from the Pick n Pay store. Switch your SASSA payment method to Pick n Pay today to access your SRD funds faster.

Note: You can collect your grant payments from any Pick n Pay collection point, excluding BP Pick n Pay Express, Pick n Pay Clothing, and Pick n Pay Liquor stores.

Conclusion

Now, with Pick n Pay’s collaboration with SASSA, collecting your R350 grant has never been easier. Say goodbye to long queues at the Post Office and hello to convenience at Pick n Pay stores. By following our simple guide, you can swiftly switch your payment method and seamlessly collect your grant payments. Don’t wait any longer, make the switch to Pick n Pay today for faster access to your much-needed funds.

FAQs

Yes, you can switch your SASSA payment method to Pick n Pay by following the outlined steps in the article.

You will need your ID card, the cell phone number you used during your grant application, and the SMS confirmation from SASSA for the current month’s grant approval.

SASSA typically takes about 14 business days to verify and approve your details after you’ve submitted the form to switch your payment method.

Yes, you can collect your grant payment from any Pick n Pay collection point, excluding BP Pick n Pay Express, Pick n Pay Clothing, and Pick n Pay Liquor stores.

If you encounter any issues during the collection process, you can reach out to Pick n Pay customer service or call the SASSA helpline for assistance.

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