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SASSA SRD Grant Payment Schedule Released For April 2024



SASSA SRD Grant Payment Schedule Released For April 2024

SASSA SRD Grant Payment Schedule Released For April 2024. SASSA, the South African Social Security Agency, plays a crucial role in providing support to millions of unemployed individuals in South Africa through its Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant program. With over 8 million beneficiaries relying on this assistance each month, the release of the SRD grant payment schedule for April 2024 is of significant importance.

SRD Grant Payments

The SRD grant payment schedule for April 2024 has been officially announced by SASSA. Beneficiaries approved for the April R370 SASSA grants can expect their payments to be disbursed from 25th April to 30th April. It’s crucial for beneficiaries to monitor their payment status through the SASSA SRD website to determine the exact date their grant payment will reflect in their accounts.

Timing of Payments

It’s important to note that funds may take 2-3 days to reflect in beneficiaries’ accounts after the payment has been processed. Typically, SRD grant payments are scheduled for the last week of the month, following the completion of SASSA’s verification checks. However, payments will not be made on weekends or public holidays.

Checking Your SASSA SRD Status

Online SASSA R370 Grant Status Check

  1. Visit the official SASSA SRD website.
  2. Locate the “Application Status” section.
  3. Enter your South African ID number and the phone number used during the application process.
  4. Click on “Check Status.” You may receive a one-time security PIN (OTP) via SMS.
  5. Enter the OTP to view your status.
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SASSA Status Check Via Whatsapp

  1. Save the SASSA WhatsApp number (082 046 8553) to your contacts.
  2. Open WhatsApp and send a message to SASSA with “Status” followed by your ID number.
  3. SASSA will reply with your application details, including any payment dates (if applicable) and your eligibility status.

SRD Grant Increase

In March 2024, Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana announced an increase in the SRD grant payment from R350 to R370. This represents a significant 5.7% increase aimed at providing additional support to recipients. Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu confirmed this increase through Government Notice No. R. 3210 dated 29th March 2023.


The release of the SASSA SRD grant payment schedule for April 2024 brings hope and support to millions of unemployed South Africans. With increased payments and accessible status checks, beneficiaries can navigate these challenging times with greater ease and assurance.

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