SASSA has recently updated that all people who qualify for the R350 social grant and have applied in May will get their full payments for May and for June payments again.
You can check your status online regardless of the method used to apply. SASSA confirms and assures people will get paid as more and more people are getting verified and approved.
‘Covid19SRDGrant : SASSA assures all qualifying applicants who applied in May, successfully verified and approved that they will receive their payments for May. Payment is still currently in progress. Those who haven’t yet been paid in May will receive payment in June and still get their June payment again if they still qualify.’
Those who have been approved and have not yet provided their banking details will receive an SMS from SASSA soon.
Once you have been approved there is no set time for payments, SASSA says it usually takes up to 7 days.
‘The June payment dates are yet to be announced. For now, we are still busy with May payments’ writes SASSA in a post comment.
‘Verification process takes time. Please bear with us, we apologies for any inconvenience this might have caused.’
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