As a result of the heavy traffic congestion on the servers of SASSA during the online application of the reinstated SRD R350 Grant, SASSA adopted a new channel to help applicants.

The GovChat is a government online service platform for various services. With this one cam equally apply for the reinstated grant.


As usual, before youbcan use it you need an internet connection, a good one i mean.

As a requirement for the SASSA SRD R350 grant application, you need certain information about you the applicant.

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Without wasting your time, let’s see what to do.

  • Visit the website
  • You are likely to be met with verification requests. Enter your cell phone number. An SMS verification code will sent to the number (4 digits)
  • Enter the digit received in the spaces provided.
  • After that click on login.
  • A new web page with various services offered on the platform will show up.
  • Click on the SASSA, then click on Apply for grants and select the SRD grant.
  • They will request for a reference number which you may not have received ( from WhatsApp if you had used their WhatsApp number 0820468553 to apply).
  • Click on the “Create New Form)
  • The form is a personal record form.
  • You have to tick/agree to the two statements namely :
    • ” I have read and agreed to Terms and Conditions found below” and
    • ” I have read and agree to ‘How the grants work’ below.
    • Just click on the small circles to the right of each point to turn from grey to green. See attached picture below
    • Enter your First Name and Surname in the spaces provided respectively.
  • Scroll down to the Citizenship and choose South Africa and then enter your ID number as well

And click on Continue/Next.

Get your reference number generated to continue the application. Enter your details like residential address and after that submit.

You will receive a confirmation message indicating a successful submission of the application and a reference number.


The reference number will later be used to check status and submit bank account information (usually after 24 hours of submission).



By Edna

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