SASSA SRD Payment Dates for January 2024

Check SASSA SRD R350 Payment Dates for January 2024

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By Anele Zulu

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced the COVID-19 SRD R350 payment dates for eligible beneficiaries in January 2024. The Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant provides monthly financial assistance to unemployed South Africans struggling financially due to the coronavirus pandemic.

SASSA SRD Payment Dates for January 2024

According to SASSA, payments for approved SRD applicants in January 2024 will be processed from the 25th to the 31st. During this period, beneficiaries are advised to check their status on the SRD website for the exact date when the R350 funds will reflect in their bank accounts. Typically, it takes 2 to 3 working days after processing for payments to appear in recipients’ accounts.

The key details for the January 2024 SRD R350 grant are:

  • Processing Dates: 25 – 31 January 2024
  • Payment value: R350
  • Bank reflection: Within 2-3 working days after processing

To qualify for the financial relief, applicants must be:

  • South African citizens,
  • Permanently resident in the country,
  • Currently unemployed without any other source of income above R350 per month, and
  • Aged between 18 and 60 years.

SASSA emphasizes that the SRD grant aims to provide timely, meaningful support to distressed individuals affected by job losses, reduced income, or lack of other financial aid during the pandemic. By adhering to good governance and integrity principles focused on people, performance, professionalism and ethics, the agency hopes to build public trust and accountability in service delivery.

South Africans seeking assistance can contact SASSA via the toll-free line 0800 60 10 11 or visit their nearest regional office. Up-to-date information on grants, application statuses and payment schedules is also available on the official SASSA website and social media channels.

Key SASSA Contact Channels:

  • Website:
  • Toll-free line: 0800 60 10 11
  • Twitter: @OfficialSASSA

As part of realizing South Africa’s National Development Plan Vision 2030, SASSA aims to ensure inclusive social protection by paying the right grant to the right person at the right time and place. This contributes to reduced poverty and inequality aligned to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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