#SASSA Sends Lifeline to Rejected R350 Grant Applicants

SASSA has launched a Recourse Mechanism which enables individuals, who were rejected from benefitting from the R350 grant, to have their application be considered again. 


  • Sassa has given a lifeline to all rejected applicants of the R350 Covid-19 grant.
  • In early June, close to 50% of processed applications did not qualify in terms of the criteria.
  • More than 2.5 million applicants have already been paid so far from over 3.2 million who applied.

SASSA R350 Grant

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has opened up a Recourse Mechanism. This enables applicants who have been declined to have their applications reconsidered.

#SASSA Sends Lifeline to Rejected R350 Grant Applicants.

If you wish to send in an appeal, you can now direct your appeal to covid19srdappeals@sassa.gov.za for review.

Minister Lindiwe Zulu stated, “The recourse process will be gazetted in due course. This will provide the legal framework within which the reassessments will take place.  This will ensure that all applicants are dealt with in a transparent and administratively just manner.” 

Applicants requesting for their application to be reconsidered do not need to upload documents as the recourse process is electronic.

Zulu also stated, “This facility will have dedicated staff to respond timeously to all emails.”


  • Closing Date: this R350 Grant Will Run until October 202… and Applications Are Still Open.
  • Sassa Application Status: To Check Your Online status, click here or to check on WhatsApp, type ‘status’, and send it to 082 046 8553. 
  • For More Info.: contact the 0800 60 10 11 (013) 754 – 9439/9428/9454 from 08:00 – 16:00 during weekdays Monday – Friday.

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