How to Reinstate SASSA SRD Application Online?

Reinstate SASSA SRD Application: The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) provides financial assistance to deserving people in South Africa.

Indeed, there is a list of eligibility criteria that every applicant should meet to apply for the grant. Seemingly, there is no grant that offers financial support for a lifetime.

Concerning that, a few SRD applicants accidentally cancel their grants even before their expiry date.

Fortunately, SASSA provides a second option to reinstate such SRD R350 applications online.

Continue reading to find the step-by-step guide to reinstate your SASSA SRD R350 application online.

Do read – How To Cancel SASSA R350 Grant Application?

How to Reinstate Your SASSA SRD Application Online?

Seemingly, the SASSA SRD R350 applicants are allowed to cancel their grant whenever and it is also possible to reinstate their application anytime.

Indeed, you have to use the official SASSA website to reinstate your Social Relief of Distress application. Below are the steps to reinstate your SRD R350 application online.


Initially, you have to visit the official SASSA Website using a browser on your PC or smartphone.


Following that, scroll down on the home page and find the Reinstate My Canceled Application option.


Click the “click here to reinstate online” button.


Now, you have to enter your South African ID number and Mobile Number.


Click the Send OTP button and check your mobile for OTP.


Copy and Enter the OTP on the screen and click the verify button.


The following screen will display your grant details.


Further, agree to the terms and conditions and click the “Reinstate My Grant” button to bring back your grant to active status.

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Eligibility Criteria for SRD Grant Reinstatement

Although you are reinstating an existing application, it is essential to ensure that you meet the eligibility criteria of the SRD grant.

  • You must be living in South Africa
  • Must have the South African ID number, Refugee ID, or Special Permit
  • Age group between 18 and 60
  • Should qualify for the Means test
  • The income must be below the required level
  • Should not be receiving any other social grants

Check this article – What is the SASSA Means Test?

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the SASSA SRD R350 grant?

The approved applicants of the SASSA SRD grant will receive R350 per month. However, there is no official statement regarding the increase in the grant amount.

What should I do if I make an error during the reinstatement process?

In case of making an error during the reinstatement process, you have to navigate back to the home page and start the process from scratch.

If you find reinstating online challenging, then you can visit the SASSA office to reinstate your SRD application with the help of a SASSA officer.

How often is the R350 grant disbursed?

The R350 SRD grant is disbursed every month between the dates of 25 and 30. Indeed, you can check your SASSA Status online regularly to find the exact payment date.

Final Note

The SASSA SRD grant serves as a lifesaver for millions of South African people. I hope the guide above has helped you to reinstate your SASSA SRD R350 application successfully. Thank you.

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