SASSA Status Check October 2023 – SRD R350 Payment & Application

In the year 2024, staying informed about your financial assistance through the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant is paramount. Checking your SASSA Status for October 2024 ensures that you are well-aware of the approved payment dates for the month, helping you avoid unnecessary delays and frustration. Here’s a comprehensive guide to navigating the SASSA system for the month of October 2024.

SASSA Status Check Process for October 2024

To initiate the SASSA Status Check for October 2024, follow these steps on the official Sassa portal at

  1. Enter your South African ID Number: Same as your National Identity Card.
  2. Provide the Cell Phone Number: Used during your Social Grant Application submission.
  3. Click ‘Submit’: Send your request to the Sassa database.

Your SASSA status results for October 2024 will be promptly displayed, ensuring transparency and accountability in the process.

Checking Eligibility for the October Grant

SASSA conducts a rigorous verification process for each applicant, including an integrated Means test. This test checks your bank balance and ID against other government databases, ensuring eligibility for the October payments. To guarantee a smooth transaction, ensure your bank balance is below 1000 ZAR, facilitating the deposit of SASSA money into your account.

SASSA Status Check October 2024 Payment Dates

Stay informed about the payment schedule for October 2024:

  • 3 October 2024 (Sunday): 8 am to 4 pm
  • 4 October 2024 (Sunday): 8 am to 4 pm
  • 5 October 2024 (Sunday): 8 am to 4 pm

SRD R350 October 2024 Payment Dates:

  • Start on 31 October 2024: 8 am to 4 pm
  • End on 25 October 2024: 8 am to 4 pm

The status check results will display your Application ID and an “Approved for October” status, enabling beneficiaries to collect their payments on the scheduled dates.

SRD R350 Extension News

Good news for beneficiaries! SASSA has extended the SRD R350 grant until March 2024, offering continued support as a temporary social relief grant.

New SASSA Application Status for October 2024

Applicants who have submitted their SASSA application for the social grant and R350 should check their SASSA application status for October 2024. This step ensures timely notifications about the approval, pending, or declined status of the application.

SASSA Status Check November 2024

Prepare for the future by visiting the SASSA Status Check for November 2024. Stay informed about your grant payment status, whether it is approved, pending, or declined. Utilizing the status check will help you collect your grant on time, preventing reversed SASSA grants that may occur if payments are missed on the scheduled payday.

SASSA SRD Contact Information

For assistance with grant issues or if you haven’t received your payment, contact SASSA support through the dedicated helpline at 0800 601011. In case the phone line is busy, it is advisable to send an email to

SRD R350 Payment Not Received for October 2024

If your SRD R350 payment is not received for October 2024, promptly contact SASSA for assistance.

Addressing “Bank Detail Pending” in Status Result

If your status result shows “bank detail pending,” take immediate action to update your SASSA banking details to ensure seamless transactions.

In conclusion, staying proactive in checking your SASSA status for October 2024 is pivotal to ensure a smooth and timely payment process. Stay informed, follow the guidelines, and leverage the provided contact information for any assistance needed.