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SASSA delivers good news to its eligible recipients


People without 13-digit South African ID numbers have some good news: The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has declared that they are now eligible to receive their R350 special award. The agency said on Friday, September 17th,2021, that when submitting their applications, they should use an SASSA system-generated number beginning with 7777 as their identifying number.

SASSA is basically broadening the criteria for who can get a relief grant as a result of this change. The SASSA R350 award is open to those who do not have an ID. Grants such as those for foster care, children, and care dependence have long been available to those without South African IDs.

Applications for the SASSA R350 award will surely start pouring in now that they are qualified for it. "To enable them to apply for social grants, SASSA allocated eligible persons without the 13-digit bar-coded ID numbers, a system-generated quad seven(7777) number to help them access social assistance while the national department of Home Affairs is currently resolving their identification problems," said SASSA spokesperson Paseka Letsatsi.

More than ten million people have filed for the SASSA R350 special award, which is intended to assist the country's unemployment during the COVID-19 epidemic. For this reason, SASSA is encouraging all qualified beneficiaries who presently receive their children's grants using a system-generated quad seven(7777) identification to apply for the SpecialCOVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant with their system-generated number assigned by the Agency. ".

Just to refresh your memory: SASSA R350 award recipients must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible: South African nationals, permanent residents, refugees, asylum seekers, and holders of special permits, Not have a job, Have no other means of obtaining money or financial help, a person who is between the ages of 18 and 60.

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