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SASSA Referred Status

SASSA Referred Status: Meaning, Reasons & How to Solve

Are you worried about your SASSA application being stuck in “referred” status? If yes, you will find the solution in this article today. The SASSA referred status means that your application is undergoing additional review to ensure eligibility and prevent fraud. While it might seem worrying, understanding the reasons behind your “referred” status and taking the necessary steps can help you get your application approved. In this article, I will discuss all the possible reasons…
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SASSA SRD R350 Grant Extended Until March 2025

Good News: SASSA SRD R350 Grant Extended Until March 2025

South Africa’s finance minister, Enoch Godongwana, announced a one year extension of the SASSA SRD R350 grant until March 2025, allocating a budget of R34 billion budget. The announcement was made in the National Treasury’s Medium-Term Budget Policy (MTBP) on the 2nd of November 2023. If you were relying on the R350 grant to fulfill your basic needs, then you can continue receiving your SRD R350 Grant payments for another year. When And Why the…
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Recover Your Forgotten SASSA Phone Number

Recover Your Forgotten SASSA Phone Number – Step-by-Step Guide

In the past few days, I saw many people commenting on our SGSC website and asking the same question: “I have forgotten the phone number that I used to apply for my SRD grant, what should I do now?”. While I was answering each one individually, thinking there are a lot of other people facing the same problem, I prepared a complete step-by-step guide to help you out of this frustrating situation. In this article,…
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Why my SASSA R350 Approved But No Payment Date

SASSA R350 Approved But No Payment Date? – Reasons & Solutions

Are you not receiving your SASSA R350 payment dates even after your status is approved? If yes, then you need to know that you are not alone. Thousands of other grant holders are facing the same issue. Mostly, it is caused by missing or incorrect banking details, but there are also many other reasons, from workload on SASSA to technical glitches in the SASSA system. In this article, we will go through all the possible…
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How to Reinstate Your Cancelled SASSA SRD Grant Application

How to Reinstate Your SASSA Grant After Cancellation – Complete Guide

Have you cancelled your SASSA grant and now want to reinstate it? You probably cancelled your grant as you got the job, or your financial circumstances improved, and you no longer needed it. Well, no worries, as SASSA always cares for you in need, and they have a very simple and easy online process to reinstate your cancelled SRD grant.  In this article, I will guide you on the step-by-step process to reinstate your cancelled…
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SASSA Card Not Working? Fix Your Declined SASSA Card

SASSA Card Not Working? Fix Your Declined SASSA Card With Easy Steps

Are you facing an issue with your SASSA card, and it keeps declining at the ATM and stores? The reason behind this is that your card has been blocked. It is mostly blocked unintentionally by its users, while sometimes it is often blocked by SASSA. When your card is blocked, you will see the notification of an invalid card or declined transaction whenever you use it at an ATM. You will also receive an SMS…
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How to Cancel SASSA Grant

Step-By-Step Guide to Cancel Your SASSA Relief Grant

If your circumstances have improved and you don’t need the SASSA grant anymore, you can cancel your SRD application by following simple steps. Canceling your grant is not only responsible but also helps those truly struggling. Receiving the grant when ineligible can even lead to penalties. In this guide, first, I will clarify when you need to cancel your grant and walk you through the simple steps to do so so you can ensure the…
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Apply For SASSA New Card - Online & Offline Application Process

Guide to Apply for SASSA New Card – Online & In-Person

If your SASSA grant has been approved, then you are probably looking for a way to apply for a new SASSA card. SASSA cards are the most convenient way to get your grant payments anytime and anywhere without any hassle. The good part is that SASSA has introduced an online application for SASSA cards, so you no longer have to wait in longer queues and can apply from the comfort of your home. You can…
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Types of SASSA Social Grants in South Africa

Types of SASSA Social Grants in South Africa

SASSA (South African Social Security Agency) is a South African government agency that provides monthly social grants to people facing financial difficulties. Nearly 18 million people rely on these social grants in South Africa. SASSA provides different types of grants, and each grant has different eligibility criteria and is subjected to a means test. If you are looking for government grants in South Africa, this article will help you understand the types of grants SASSA…
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Moya App SASSA 350 Status Check

How To Check Your SASSA 350 Status Via Moya App

In 2024, South Africans can check the SASSA SRD R350 grant payment status with the Moya App. In fact, you can download and install this application for free via the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Compared to other SASSA grant applications, the Moya app offers convenient options to check your grant status without visiting a SASSA office. So don’t delay if you’re unfamiliar with this SASSA application status check app and don’t know…
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