Check your R350 Grant Relief Status Now (USSD, WhatsApp, Email and Online Applications)


It has been made possible to check the status of your application for the unemployed COVID-19 Grant Relief in South Africa regardless of the method of submission. Many South Africa are losing patient as SASSA seem to be talking take to respond, however, iBusiness reported the issue and explained why the delay.

Whether you applied using USSD, WhatsApp, Email, or the SASSA SRD online portal – you can now check your status online.

Sometimes the system may have not been able to notify you or your application may have not been submitted corrected.

  • Check the status of your COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant application using the WhatsApp number 082 046 8553 if you applied using WhatsApp (WhatsApp the word ‘Status’)
  • You will be asked if you want to check the status for yourself or someone else
  • You will have to provide the Reference code which is alphanumeric for WhatsApp users, and just numeric for others.
  • Visit if you applied using email, USSD or the online portal

You will be asked to provide:

  • Your ID number,
  • The number used to apply
  • Your status will then be displayed,

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  1. I got payed the first month May I have never received other months and when I’m checking status it keep saying approved, every time and every months I wake up to go to post office to look for 350 but nothing

  2. Hi I applied for my sassa grant I have been approved from June right up till September I even got pay dates I put in my banking details and I’m still waiting to get paid what can I do to speed up the process

  3. Hoekom kan ek aan nie die R350kry nie maar ek hey nou al amkar gekyk maar hier kom net nie n bospak na my toe nie nou ek wil weet wa ek nie reg in vil nie ASB help my

  4. I also applied bt tellin me that am working am not working I applied on May when I check my status said decline why where’s am sitting home doing nothing help pls I also went to sars update everything also hav a letter from sars to show tht am unemployed

  5. Application was first declined in may, now its pending since June. whats happening. Nothing received yet. Doubt if i will receive.


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