facebook.com/govchat.org | SASSA Grant (SRD) Messenger Application


facebook.com/govchat.org | SASSA Grant (SRD) Messenger Application

The Special COVID-19 social Relief of distress grant got off to a slow start due to excessive traffic on the SASSA website .Therefore an online channel for application in order to ease the pressure on our website namely Facebook messenger, http://www.facebook.com/govchat.org has been created by SASSA

As the Sassa Grant open for fresh applications, we have made this post to explain whats sassa and different means you can apply for the SRD Grant.

The President declared a National State of Disaster as a result of the Covid-19 global pandemic. In this regard he introduced a special Covid 19 Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD) of R350 per month for 6 months to be paid to individuals who are currently unemployed, do not receive any form of income, social grant or UIF payment etc.

Applicants will need to provide the following information before applying via 

  • Identity Number or Department of Home Affairs Refugee permit number
  • Name and Surname as captured in the Identity Document
  • Gender and Disability
  • Contact details – Cell phone number
  • Residential Address

How do I apply for this SASSA GRANT 

To apply via the govchat app, you will be asked to Verify Account ,by Adding your mobile number to receiveverification code through SMS.To check your application status via  the govchat.app visit http://govchat.app/sassa-status

You only have to apply once on one channel and not many times on every channel.
SASSA will only process one application received from each applicant.