The Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD Grant) is a monthly social grant paid to South African citizens and permanent residents who are unemployed and have insufficient means to meet their basic needs. The grant is administered by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA).

To qualify for the Grant, you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must be a South African citizen or permanent resident.
  • You must be unemployed and have insufficient means to meet your basic needs.
  • You must not be in receipt of any other social grant.
  • You must not be in prison or a mental institution.

The amount of the SRD Grant is R350 per month. The grant is paid into your bank account or Post Office account on the 1st of every month.

If you are eligible for the SRD Grant, you can apply online or at a SASSA office. You will need to provide the following documents:

  • Your South African ID or passport.
  • Proof of your income, if any.
  • Proof of your expenses, if any.

If you are approved for the SRD Grant, you will receive a letter from SASSA confirming your approval. You will also be able to check your status online or by calling the SASSA call centre.

The SRD Grant is a valuable source of income for many South Africans who are struggling to make ends meet. If you are eligible for the grant, I encourage you to apply.

Here are some additional information about the SRD Grant:

  • The grant is available to all South African citizens and permanent residents who meet the eligibility criteria.
  • The grant is paid monthly into your bank account or Post Office account.
  • The amount of the grant is R350 per month.
  • You can apply for the grant online or at a SASSA office.
  • You will need to provide proof of your identity, income, and expenses when you apply for the grant.
  • You can check the SRD Grant status online or by calling the SASSA call center.