SASSA SRD 350 Grant

Reasons for SRD Grant Decline and How to Solve Them

If your SRD Grant application has been declined and probably you have not followed or met the criteria for the grant. There are many reasons why your application might have been declined; in this article, we are going to take you through some of the reasons and how to increase your chance of getting the R350 grant for June and July 2022

Reasons for SRD Grant Decline

Reason for decline What it means
Alternative income source identified The applicant has been employed and is indicated as contributing toward income tax
Identity verification failed The personal information provided does not match the Department of Home Affairs details.
Existing Sassa grant The applicant is a current recipient of a Social grant other than a child grant
Nsfas registered The applicant is receiving a benefit from National Student Fund Aid Scheme
Uif registered The applicant is eligible for UIF benefits based on TERS OR Contributions to UIF OR is currently receiving the Unemployment Insurance Fund benefit
Gov payroll registered The applicant is in employment in a government institution
Age outside range(>60) The applicant does not qualify for the grant due to not meeting the age requirement ( Over 60)
Suspended (Deceased Record on DHA) The client is registered as deceased on the Department of Home Affairs database
Debtor The client was paid R350 once or more where the client did not qualify. The error was picked and the money is withheld to correct the error. Payments will resume if the client still qualifies, once all the outstanding R350s recovered.

If the client is unhappy with the outcome, they have the right to request reconsideration or an appeal. If the client wishes to contest the outcome, he or she may apply for reconsideration through the SRD website at

A request for reconsideration should be submitted for each month that the application was indeed declined. so if the reason for the decline and the reason for disputing for each month is the same, the client must submit the appeal on a monthly basis.

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