srd relief grant 2024-2025

By | May 22, 2023

srd relief grant 2024-2025

srd relief grant 2024-2025

srd relief grant 2023-2024

The South African government offers the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant as a means of providing financial assistance to individuals experiencing distress and unable to support themselves or their families. This grant aims to assist those facing temporary hardships without access to other income or support.

To apply for the SRD relief grant, follow these steps:

Eligibility Criteria: To qualify for the SRD relief grant, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a South African citizen, permanent resident, or refugee.
  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Have no source of income or financial support.
  • Not receive any other social grant or unemployment benefit.
  • Have an active cellphone number and bank account for payment.

Application Process: Here’s how you can apply for the SRD relief grant:

  • Visit the SASSA website: Go to
  • Enter your South African ID number and click “Submit.”
  • Provide your personal details, contact information, and banking details.
  • Upload the required supporting documents, including your ID document, proof of residence, and banking details.
  • Double-check that all the information provided is accurate, then submit your application.

Application Review: Once you’ve submitted your application, SASSA will review it to verify your eligibility. If approved, you will receive an SMS notification with instructions on how to collect your grant.

Grant Payment: Approved applicants will receive a monthly payment of R350 for a duration of three months. The grant will be deposited directly into your bank account, allowing you to purchase essential items like food, clothing, and medication.

Please be aware that the SRD relief grant is a temporary measure and may not always be available. It is advisable to regularly check the SASSA website or contact their office for the most up-to-date information regarding the SRD grant and eligibility criteria.

Read more on Sassa grant payments date here

Sassa Contact information

Contact Details
Physical SASSA House, 501 Prodinsa Building, Cnr Steve Biko & Pretorius Streets, Pretoria
Tel 012 400 2000 / 0800 601 011


Visit the SRD website at


For more information on Sassa, click here

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