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If your status for April and May is still pending - here is what to do


It has been resolved by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) that most applicants answered incorrectly to the screening questions when they applied for the R350 Social Relief of Distress grant. And SASSA has brought to the applicants what they can do to fix the errors.

Due to the errors, some were rejected for alternative source of income Identified and some for self exclusionary response found. During the application, applicants came through a question asking them if they receive any amount greater than R350 from anyone else, and some answered yes.

Which means you are telling SASSA that you are not in need, but if you answered no, then it means you are in need. So SASSA has made their page available for you to fix your responses.

Firstly you need to go to the sassa page and locate where it says "Reconfirm your grant application" and update your information there. You can access the SASSA page by clicking on this link now:

After updating your information, if you were rejected in June, you can then appeal with your information changed. You can find the step by step of how to apply for an appeal at:

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