The South African Social Security Agency in Mpumalanga informs all applicants for the SRD grant (R350.00) that the applicant will be approved once the income requirement is verified. The pending status indicates that your application hasn’t been verified yet.
In addition to verifying banking details, the agency also verifies citizenship with the Department of Home Affairs and also checks with the Department of Labor to see if the applicant is registered with UIF.
The status will state pending if the above-mentioned requirements have not yet been verified. SASSA will approve the application once all verifications have been completed, and the status will be updated to approved.
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Among the delays that prevent beneficiaries from receiving the R350 grant after approval is that they do not provide a bank account but only specify the bank.
In order to ensure that the grant is being received by the correct person, beneficiaries are reminded to keep checking their personal information.
To get more information, please call 0800 60 10 11 or 013 574 9428/9363 between 8:00 – 16:00 during weekdays. You can find complete SASSA Contact Details here.
Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) about SASSA’s approval process for R350 grant applications after bank verification:
What is the bank verification process, and why is it necessary for R350 grant applications?
R350 grant applicants provide bank account information for verification during the bank verification process. A proper disbursement of funds must be ensured at all times to ensure that the money is going to the rightful recipient and that fraud or errors are reduced to a minimum.
How long does bank verification take?
It usually takes a few days for the bank verification process to be completed. A bank’s timeline and the applicant’s honesty may influence the exact timeframe.
Will I receive confirmation once my R350 grant application is approved after bank verification?
Yes, you will receive a confirmation via SMS or email if your R350 grant application is approved.
What should I do if I do not receive confirmation after bank verification?
If you do not receive confirmation after bank verification, contact SASSA for assistance.
Can I still apply for the R350 grant if I do not have a bank account?
No, you must have a bank account to receive the R350 grant. Almost any bank or post office will offer you the opportunity to open a bank account if you do not already have one.
Can I change my bank account information after submitting my R350 grant application?
Yes, you can change your bank account information. To avoid any delays or complications, you should provide accurate and up-to-date information when submitting your initial R350 grant application.
As a result of successful bank verifications, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has approved R350 grant applications for eligible applicants. The verification process minimizes the risk of fraud or errors by making sure funds are disbursed to the rightful recipients.
Financial assistance provided by SASSA to those in need is commendable, as is their commitment to ensuring the accuracy and legitimacy of grant applications. During these difficult times, SASSA has provided a lifeline to many South Africans by approving these applications.