How to apply for the COVID-19 special relief of distress grant
The South African Social Security Agency has tested and paid its first batch of COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress.
As announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa, these beneficiaries will get a grant of R350 a month for the next six months.
The Department of Social Development had received over R3.5-million applications.
Applicants must be:
Above the age of 18;
Not receiving any income;
Not receiving any social grant;
Not receiving any unemployment insurance benefit and does not qualify to receive unemployment insurance benefits;
Not receiving a stipend from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme; and
Not resident in a government-funded or subsidized institution.
Prospective applicants will need to provide the following compulsory information for the processing of their applications:
Name and Surname as captured in the ID (and initials);
Gender and Disability;
Banking details – Bank Name and Account Number;
Contact details – Cell phone number;
Proof of Residential Address;
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