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SRD Payment: Final SASSA SRD Payment Dates and Procedures for March 2024

By Oluchukwu Ikemefuna

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SRD SASSA payment is about to be received by those that have been approved. Payments will be processed from March 25th to March 29th, 2024.


Eligible individuals should be ready to receive their grants this month. This includes the Older Person Grant, Disability Grant, and Children Grant. 

About SASSA SRD Payment 

The payment was initially introduced to support low-income individuals who were affected by the lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic. This grant is expected to meet the needs of the eligible individuals. It improves the well-being of South African citizens, which in turn improves the outlook of the country. 

The individuals eligible for the March grant already applied for the SASSA grant before it got approved. They will receive monthly assistance in their account at the stated time given to them by the government.

Checking SASSA SRD Payment Status

For those eligible for the March grant, they are expected to check their application status on the SASSA website: https://www.sassa.gov.za/SitePages/HomePage.aspx

  • You will need to enter your South African ID number and the phone number used during your application submission. 
  • Then check for the Payment section on the website.
  • Provide the necessary information to check for your payment progress.
  • Click on the right grant type for which you want to verify the status.
  • Click on “Submit.”.

This will show if you are eligible or not. Note that seeing “approved” is what makes you eligible. 

You can also check through other means, such as the Moya App, SMS, or WhatsApp. 

Things To Note On Processing Time Of SASSA SRD Payment 

  • Once payment has been approved, it can take a few working days for the funds to appear in your account.
  • The delays might be a result of overwhelming request approval, downtime issues, or maintenance
  • There might also be a call to verify some information provided. This might extend the payment time frame.
  • The time of application also determines when the grant is processed. 

The bank factor should also be considered as there might be a slight delay due to network issues. 


The government will handle all requests that have been approved. Their core principle is “paying the right social grant to the right individual”, this is done at the right time and place.

If you have any further questions or face challenges about the SRD financial support March payment, do not hesitate to reach out to SASSA for assistance. Here are helpful ways to get in contact with them:

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Abdullahi Kafayat
Abdullahi Kafayat

Abdullahi Kafayat is an enthusiastic writer interested in the tech world. She's a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University and has a BSc in Chemistry. You can reach her at Kafayatabdullahi17@gmail.com.

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