Reapply for SASSA R350 Grant After Rejection: Step-by-Step Online/In-Person Guide. Check Application Status, Reapplication Requirements.

SASSA Reapplication for r350 (Now R370) SRD Grant Online [2024]

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By Anele Zulu

If your application for the R350 Special Relief of Distress (SRD) grant from the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) was unfortunately rejected, don’t lose hope.

You have the opportunity to reapply for this financial assistance, but it’s crucial to address any issues that may have led to the initial rejection.

Before submitting a new application, take the time to identify and resolve any potential problems that could have caused your previous rejection. This proactive approach will increase your chances of being approved for the SASSA R350 grant upon reapplication.

It’s important to note that you don’t have to go through the formal appeal process if your application was previously denied. Instead, you can follow the straightforward reapplication process outlined in this guide.

What is the SASSA Reapplication for r350 Process? Step-by-Step Guide:

Reapplying for reconsideration or reapplication of the SASSA R350 grant is a process similar to submitting a new application. According to Paseka Letsatsi, the head of communications at SASSA, this reapplication process is now a mandatory requirement for individuals whose applications were initially rejected.

Before proceeding with the reapplication, ensure that you meet all the eligibility criteria for the grant and have not applied for any other government grants concurrently. This is crucial to avoid any potential conflicts or issues with your application.

Here’s a detailed, step-by-step guide to reapply for the SASSA R350 grant online:

  1. Visit the official SASSA Appeal Website ( on your computer or mobile device.
  2. On the website, locate the field where you need to enter your mobile number and input your South African mobile number.
  3. After entering your mobile number, you will receive a one-time pin (OTP) on your mobile device. This OTP is a security measure to verify your identity.
  4. Go back to the SASSA Appeal Website and enter the OTP you received in the designated field.
  5. Once your identity is verified, the website will prompt you to provide all the required details and information necessary for your reapplication.
  6. Carefully fill out all the necessary fields, ensuring that the information you provide is accurate and up-to-date.
  7. After completing all the required fields, double-check the information you’ve provided to ensure there are no errors.
  8. Once you’re satisfied with the information you’ve provided, click the “Submit” button to finalize and submit your reapplication.

After submitting your reapplication, it’s essential to monitor its status to ensure that your application is being processed correctly and to stay informed about any updates or additional requirements.

For your ease, you can read our Ultimate guide about SASSA SRD r350 (now r370) Application process online.

Reapplying for the SASSA Grant In-Person at a SASSA Office

If you prefer to reapply for the SASSA R350 grant in person or if you encounter any difficulties with the online process, you can visit your nearest SASSA office and follow these steps:

  1. On the SASSA website (, locate the “Documents” section and download the Application for Reconsideration of SASSA Grant form by clicking the appropriate link or button.
  2. Once the form is downloaded, open it on your computer or mobile device and carefully read through the instructions.
  3. Print the form and use a pen or pencil to fill it out with all the required details and information. Be sure to provide accurate and up-to-date information to avoid any delays or issues with your reapplication.
  4. After completing the form, double-check to ensure that all the information you’ve provided is correct and legible.
  5. Take the completed form, along with any supporting documents that may be required (such as proof of identity or residency), to your nearest SASSA office.
  6. At the SASSA office, locate the designated area or counter for submitting applications or reapplications.
  7. Politely approach a SASSA representative and inform them that you are there to submit a reapplication for the R350 SRD grant.
  8. Hand over the completed form and any supporting documents to the SASSA representative, who will review the information and provide you with any further instructions or guidance.
  9. Be sure to obtain a receipt or confirmation from the SASSA representative as proof that your reapplication has been submitted.

Checking the Status of Your SASSA Reapplication

After submitting your reapplication, either online or in person, it’s crucial to monitor the status of your application to ensure that it is being processed correctly and to stay informed about any updates or additional requirements.

To check the status of your SASSA reapplication, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official SASSA Status Check website ( on your computer or mobile device.
  2. On the website, locate the field where you need to enter your phone number and input the same phone number you provided during the reapplication process.
  3. In the next field, enter your SASSA ID Number, which is a unique identification number assigned to you by SASSA.
  4. Once you’ve entered both your phone number and SASSA ID Number, double-check to ensure the information is correct.
  5. Click the “Submit” button to initiate the status check.

You will be able to view the current status of your reapplication on the same page. There are various possible outcomes that you may encounter when checking your application status. Two common statuses are:

1. “SASSA SRD Reapplication Pending”

If your status displays as “SASSA SRD reapplication pending,” it could mean one of two things:

  1. Your initial application was not received properly by SASSA
  2. You have not provided consent to SASSA to verify your identity, residency, income, or social security benefits.

This status can be frustrating, as it doesn’t provide a clear explanation for why your reapplication is still pending. However, it’s essential to be patient and continue monitoring the status regularly by checking the SASSA Status Check website periodically.

2. “SASSA Reconsideration Approved”

If your status displays as “SASSA Reconsideration Approved,” it means that your reapplication has been successful, and you have been approved to receive the R350 SRD grant.

To check your payment date and ensure you receive your grant on time, you can visit the SASSA payment dates page on our website. On this page, you will find information about the payment dates for approved applicants. Your payment date will be the same as other approved applicants receiving the R350 SRD grant.

Do I Need to Reapply for the SRD Grant Every Month?

After receiving your first month’s payment of the R350 SRD grant (Now R370), you may be wondering if you need to reapply every month to continue receiving the grant.

The good news is that once your reapplication has been approved and you have received your first payment, you do not need to reapply monthly. Your grant will continue to be disbursed automatically until the end of the grant period or until your circumstances change and you no longer meet the eligibility criteria.

However, it’s important to keep SASSA informed of any changes in your personal or financial circumstances that may affect your eligibility for the grant. If your situation changes and you no longer qualify for the R350 SRD grant, you must notify SASSA promptly to avoid any potential issues or overpayments.

By following the reapplication process diligently and addressing any issues that led to the initial rejection, you increase your chances of being approved for the SASSA R350 SRD grant. This financial assistance can provide valuable support during times of distress, helping to alleviate the burden of poverty and financial hardship.

It’s important to stay informed and refer to official sources, such as the SASSA website ( and social media channels (e.g., @OfficialSASSA on Twitter), for the most up-to-date information and guidance regarding the R350 SRD grant and the reapplication process.

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