Millions SRD grant Applicants get declined every month , and most clients are confused why.
Sassa has published a fact sheet of reasons why SRD Grant applications are declined. You may check the reasons below and see how to fix them to get approved.
Check all these reasons and fix your application error now.
10 Reasons Why SRD Grants are Declined
Here are common reasons why SRD R350 grant applications are rejected.
- Alternative income source identified
The applicant has been employed and is indicated as contributing towards income tax.
- 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 bene몭t 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 bene몭t
- 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
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 are recovered.
What can I do when my application is declined?
The client can apply for reconsideration via the Social Development Independent Tribunal Website at this link https://srd.dsd.gov.za/appeals should the client wish to dispute the outcome. You can appeal every month as applications are reviewed on a monthly basis. Each rejection is for that particular month, you may still appeal for the upcoming month if declined again. You only have 90 days to appeal from the day your decline status appears on your application.
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