How to apply for SASSA R350 funds – Apply for a Personal Loan

How to apply for SASSA R350 funds

Applications for the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant runs until March 2022.

How To Apply. Eligibility criteria:

  • South African citizens/permanent residents/refugees/asylum seekers/holders of special permits
  • Unemployed
  • Have no alternative source of income or financial support from any other source
  • Between the ages of 18 and 60
  • The new cycle of the grant is also open to Caregivers who are not receiving any grant on their own behalf.?

How to APPLY:

  • SASSA website –
  • Email –
  • WhatsApp: 082 046 8553 (send a Whatsapp message to this number. Make sure to include your name, surname and ID number in the Whatsapp message. You will then receive a message which will detail the next steps you need to follow.)
  • USSD line: Dial *134*7737# and follow the prompts
  • GovChat:\

All applicants will need to sign a declaration and consent form, as SASSA will be working with other institutions to verify details provided by applicants.