How to Cancel SASSA Grant

By Dave Nyam •  Updated: 04/23/24 •  6 min read

Are you currently a beneficiary of the SASSA grant and no longer in need of it? This article will guide you on canceling your SASSA grant quickly and hassle-free. You will also learn how to reapply for the grant if you are eligible, how to fix a declined grant, and how to avoid fraud by not using the SASSA grant as free money.

How to Cancel SASSA Grant

If you no longer need a SASSA grant, it is essential to cancel it to avoid penalties or even jail time. The good news is that stopping your SASSA grant is a simple process you can do via the SASSA website, mobile app, or by visiting the nearest SASSA office. It is important to note that payments will stop automatically once the grant gets canceled, and SASSA will pay out via your chosen method. It is essential to update your banking details if you change banks or account numbers.

If you receive your grant money in your bank account and want to reverse a SASSA payment, you should contact your bank as soon as possible and inform them of the situation. You should also call SASSA and provide them with the payment details, the reason for the reversal, and any additional information or documentation that may be required. It is important to remember that you should not see your SASSA funds as free money but rather as a helping hand from the government to assist you. So, if you no longer meet the means criteria or the recipient dies/ages out of the grant eligibility criteria, you should stop your grant to avoid fraud.

How to Cancel SASSA Grant Online

Are you looking to cancel your SASSA grant online? Look no further! Stopping your grant application is a simple process that you can do from the comfort of your home. Follow the easy steps below to cancel your application online.

It cant get reversed if you have already received your SASSA grant payment. However, if you cancel your application before receiving payment, you can still qualify for SASSA if you meet all the requirements.

To cancel your application, you must provide your ID and mobile numbers. After submitting this information, you will receive a 6-digit OTP via SMS, which you must insert on the SASSA website to verify your identity. Once verified, click the “Cancel my grant” button, and that’s it!

Cancel the SRD Application via Phone

If you’ve already tried the online cancellation method and it has yet to work, there are still two other ways to cancel your application. The first method is to contact the official SRD Grant team through Whatsapp at 082 046 8553. All you need to do is send a message with “Cancel SASSA R350 Grant,” follow the prompts to provide your ID number and registered phone number and confirm your request.

If you don’t have access to Whatsapp, you can call the Sassa helpline toll-free at 0800 601 011. The representative will ask for your details and query and approve canceling your SRD R350 grant.

Request for SASSA R350 Cancellation via Email

If you have decided to cancel your SASSA R350 grant and want to avoid the hassle of waiting in long queues, you can use the email method to contact the support team of SASSA. This method is a quick and easy way to request grant cancellation.

You must email GrantsEnquiries@sassa.gov.za with the subject line “Cancellation Request” and provide your ID number, registered phone number, and the reason for cancellation. This email will go to the official support team of SASSA, who will review your request and get back to you within a few business days.

If you have any other queries related to the special SRD R350 grant, you can contact them via email. The support team is always there to assist you with any issues or concerns regarding the grant.

How Do I Reapply for an SRD Grant?

Are you looking to reapply for the SASSA R350 grant? Have you had an unsuccessful application and want to try again? Look no further as we guide you through the process of reapplying for the SASSA R350 grant.

Firstly, it is essential to note that all previous beneficiaries of the Social Relief of Distress Grant (SRD) will need to reapply for the grant if they want to receive it again. To be eligible for the funding, you must be a South African citizen, permanent resident, refugee, asylum seeker or holder of a special permit, unemployed, between the ages of 18 and 60, and not have any other sources of income or receive any additional grants.

To reapply for the SASSA R350 grant, visit www.srd.sassa.gov.za and enter your mobile number. You will receive a One Time Pin (OTP), which you must enter to continue the application process. You must fill in the required information and click “Submit” to send your application to SASSA. You will receive an SMS confirming that your application got successfully submitted.

It is important to note that you will need to have a South African Identification Number (ID) and a cell phone number registered in your name to be able to reapply for the SASSA R350 grant.

How Do I Fix a Declined SRD Grant?

If your SRD Grant application gets declined, don’t worry. The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has provided a solution for you to appeal and get reconsidered. Simply follow the steps below to have your grant application reviewed.

First, visit the SRD website and find the Application for Reconsideration tab. Then, click where it says ‘click here to apply for reconsideration’ and provide your ID and mobile numbers when prompted. Follow the prompts to complete the reconsideration of your payment.

However, please note that you only have 30 days from the date of rejection to lodge your appeal. So act quickly to ensure you get the SRD grant.

To qualify for the SRD grant, you must be between 18 and 60, be unemployed, have no alternative source of income or financial support from any other source, and not be a beneficiary of a different grant.

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