How to Reinstate your COVID-19 SRD Grant

Is there a reason you had to cancel your SRD Grant and would like to reinstate it? Follow this step-by-step guide to get started.

If you have changed your employment status and realized you no longer need the grant, you may cancel your R350 SRD grant application. 

It is, however, possible that changing circumstances will lead to you losing your source of income, in which case you will have to consider resubmitting your R350 grant application. The following steps are what Sassa has advised you to follow.

How to reinstate your COVID-19 SRD Grant :

  • Visit
  • You can reinstate your cancelled application under the ‘Reinstate my cancelled application’ tab
  • Click on send pin and enter the ID number and mobile number
  • A one-time PIN number will be sent to you via SMS
  • Verify the OTP by entering it
  • You can reinstate the account for the following reasons: Cancelled in error, No longer have income, Other
  • You will see a message asking if you are sure you want to reinstate the grant.
  • The client should click YES to continue reinstatement.  

Contact Sassa’s toll-free helpline on 0800 601 011 if you need more information.

How to Reinstate your COVID-19 SRD Grant


How long does the SRD grant reinstatement process take?

It may take a few weeks for your request to be processed and reinstated, but it is typically handled within a few weeks.

Can I apply for a new SRD grant if mine was discontinued?

Providing you still meet the eligibility criteria, you may reapply for the SRD grant if your previous application was discontinued.

What documents are needed for SRD grant reinstatement?

In addition to proof of income changes and identification documents, you may be required to submit additional documentation during the reinstatement process.

Is legal action taken against fraudulent SRD grant applicants?

If you engage in fraudulent activity related to the SRD grant, you could be prosecuted and fined or imprisoned.

Can I appeal a decision to discontinue my SRD grant?

If you have been denied an SRD grant, you have the right to appeal the decision. Your case will be handled according to the appeals process outlined by the authorities.


You need to reinstate your COVID-19 SRD grant if you wish to regain the financial support you need during these difficult times. You can increase your chances of successfully reinstating your grant by following the steps outlined in this guide and cooperating with the authorities.

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