How to Apply for SRD Reconsideration

If your application for the SRD 350 Rand grant has been regrettably declined, you have the opportunity to submit a reconsideration appeal. If you are not sure what to do now then you have only one option and that is to re-application for the SRD R350 grant. We have compiled below all the information that you need to apply for reconsideration and how to check your Sassa SRD R350 status online.

The reconsideration process is straightforward and can be done by following some simple steps. You can reapply for this social grant and get your payment. However, you need to do this within 30 days and this time provide some additional documents so your probability for approval will increase. Moreover, if you do not want to apply for a new form, you can apply with the same old one but you need to pay a 500 Rand fee for this. So the best way to get your grant money is to reapply with a new form.

What are the Requirements for SRD Reconsideration?

What are the Requirements for SRD Reconsideration?

This is to inform you that the SASSA Social Relief of Distress grant is delivered to all beneficiaries for this month. If you are rejected then you can apply for recoiling. For this, you need to fulfill the following criteria:

  • You must be a South African citizen with a valid ID.
  • Submit your name, surname, gender, and age. (Age should be between 18 to 60).
  • Submit your phone number or email address to get a confirmation message.
  • Provide proof of your financial distress situation.
  • You must provide bank account details for the payment to be made.
  • Provide proof of residence in the country.

Once you have gathered all these documents, submit them to the local SASSA office. The reconsideration process will take up to 15 working days, so please be patient.

How to Apply for SRD Reconsideration Online?

How to Apply for SRD Reconsideration Online?

Here is the process that you can follow to apply online for the SRD reconsideration.

  1. Visit the SASSA website.
  2. Now click on the “Click here to lodge an appeal or check appeal status” bar with a green color.
  3. Provide your phone number.
  4. Also, provide your ID number.
  5. Now click on “Send Pin” to get the OTP that you need to re-enter in the box.
  6. Once you get the PIN on your phone via SMS, you need to enter that PIN in the blank box.
  7. Now click on submit.
  8. Choose the month for which you are submitting the appeal.
  9. Click on the drop-down arrow and choose the reason why you are resubmitting your form.
  10. Finally, submit it.

It is noted that you need to apply each month in order to get your grant money.

Apply for Reapplication Using Phone Call

If you do not want to use the official website of Sassa then you can also use the phone call method. Here is what to do:

  1. Head over to your phone dialer.
  2. Dial 0800 60 10 11 and make a call.
  3. One of the representatives of Sassa will receive your call and will ask for some details.
  4. Provide them with the required information such as name, ID number, bank details, etc.,
  5. The representative will then guide you on how to reapply for the SRD 350 Rand grant.
  6. Finally, follow their instructions and allow them to process your request.

Once you are done with the application process, you will receive a confirmation message that your application has been successfully submitted.

Apply Reconsideration Appeal Through Email

Another method to apply for your reconsideration for the SRD 350 Rand grant is via email. Here is how to do it:

  1. Open your email account like Gmail or Yahoo Mail.
  2. Now compose a new mail.
  3. Enter the email address of Sassa.
  4. Enter your details in the message body like Name, Surname, South African ID, Bank account details, etc.
  5. Now mention the reason why you are applying for reconsideration.
  6. Attach all the necessary documents that they need to process your application.
  7. Finally, send the email and wait for their response.

Once you acquire a confirmation email from Sassa that confirms receipt of your application, you can initiate inquiries about the status of that request. Here is the list of Sassa’s email and phone numbers that you can use according to your province.

How to Check Your SASSA Appeal Status?

Once you have applied for the SRD reconsideration and would like to know your status, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the official SASSA website.
  2. To check the status of your application, simply click on the green “Click here to lodge an appeal or check appeals status” bar.
  3. Please submit your contact number and SASSA ID.
  4. Get an OTP and submit it to the website.
  5. Now check your status.


We hope that this brief guide on applying for SRD reconsideration and how to check the status of your application will help you get your grant money in no time. Be sure to follow the instructions correctly and remember that you have to reapply for the SRD 350 Rand Grant every month. Good luck!


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