What if I were to tell you that you can now apply for a SASSA grant all by yourself while sitting in the comfort of your home? Wouldn’t life be so much easier if there was a way you could skip the visit to the SASSA office just to have your application initiated?
For me, going to the SASSA office is no big deal but having to return in disappointment just because the system was down or the relevant employee was on a lunch break is ludicrous and a total waste of time. But, luckily we don’t have to go through the pain of all that since SASSA’s collaboration with GovChat.
This collaboration has made the lives of millions of beneficiaries so much easier, including mine and yours.
Since you are here, you may already have a faint idea of this collaboration and what the GovChat application form is; However, by the end of this article, you will know exactly what it means and how it has benefited millions.
So, if you are about to apply for a SASSA SRD grant, just wait right there and read through the following article, trust me it will save you a lot of hassle that you will have to go through just because of your own negligence of facts.
GovChat Application Form
GovChat is a fantastic platform that has allowed all the SASSA SRD applicants to apply for their respective grants using their laptops or smartphones. The Entire process is composed of simple steps that you will have to follow in order to apply for a grant.
You will also be required personal information in various steps of this process. I would highly recommend you provide authentic details because all your information will be verified. If SASSA systems identify any false information, your application will be rejected instantly. This process has nine steps in total as mentioned below:
Step # 01: First of all you need to visit the official website of GovChat using either your laptop or smartphone. However, before that please make sure that you are eligible for the SASSA grants otherwise your efforts will go in vain. You can also download it on android or iOS.
Step # 02: Next, you will be required to provide your active phone number in a prescribed field. Just make sure that the number you provide is currently in your own regular use because it will automatically get registered and all your future correspondence with SASSA will be conducted through this number.
Step # 03: You will then be directed to complete a Captcha code in order for you to be able to proceed further. Remember to read the captcha code very attentively because without completing it, you will not be able to move to the next step.
Step # 04: You will instantly see the login option in front of you. Click on this option to log into your new SASSA portal.
Step # 05: Next, you will be redirected to your portal displaying various options for different grant applications. Amongst all these options, select the “Social relief Of Distress R350” option.
Step # 06: Another window will open and you will see an application form displayed on your screen.
Step # 07: Now, all you need to do is fill out the form with all the relevant and authentic information. In case you enter any false information, and it is detected by the system, your SASSA application will be rejected instantly. On the other hand, if any incorrect information is processed at this stage you will still be susceptible to a giant Fraud litigation SASSA organization may bring up in court against you. So, better be extra careful with what you claim on your application.
Step # 08: Finally, you will be required to provide your digital signature to complete your application form. With that, your application will be successfully submitted to SASSA and you will receive a SASSA reference number instantly.
Step # 09: Use this reference number to check the status of your application.
How do I get myself registered on GovChat?
Getting yourself registered on GovChat is simple. All you have to do is visit their official website and provide your active phone number in the prescribed field. You will be required to complete a captcha phrase and after you have done that, you will be registered with GovChat. After that, you can apply for any grant you are eligible for.
How can I chat with SASSA?
There are many ways you can chat with SASSA in case you ever run into a problem or need technical assistance from them. You can contact them through their WhatsApp number, toll-free helpline number, and email. They are very efficient in replying to your queries and solving your problems.
Can I apply for the SRD R350 grant on Gov Chat?
Yes, you can easily apply for the SRD R350 grant on GovChat. In fact, you can apply for any relevant SASSA grant that you require or are eligible for through GovChat. You won’t even have to go to the SASSA office to initiate your application for your grants.
Final Thoughts, So, that was just about it. I hope you were able to understand all the steps you need to follow in order to apply for a SASSA SRD grant. GovChat has made this application process so much easier and more convenient
You no longer have to wait in lines outside the SASSA office just to get your application initiated. However, I said this before and I am saying it again, please don’t provide any false information while filling out the application form. SASSA’s system for screening and verifying personal information is no joke. Your lies will be detected and your application will be rejected!