Last updated on January 22nd, 2023 at 10:26 pm
Do you want to know how to change SASSA banking details? Are you trying to change your SASSA banking details? Well then, you can do this in an easy way and get your banking details approved.
So, in this article, you’re going to learn the step-by-step easy process to change SASSA R350 Grant banking details to collect your R350 Grant payment.
We will also look at some of the frequently asked questions about changing your SASSA banking details.
So, let’s get started with the topics now.
How To Change SASSA Banking Details
Follow the below process to change your SASSA R350 banking details.
- Go to www.srd.sassa.gov.za
- Scroll to “How do I change my banking details”
- Enter your Identification Document Number (ID Number)
- Click on Submit
- You’ll receive an SMS containing a secure link to your phone number
- Click on the link to complete the instructions carefully
SASSA will send the secure link to the phone number you used during your application for the SASSA SRD Grant.
You should be able to change your SRD R350 grant banking details after following the above instructions carefully.
Let us now look at some of the things you should know when you’re changing your SASSA RSD banking details.
You Should Own The Bank Account
When you’re changing your bank details to a new one, it is well to make sure the new bank account is yours.
This is because SASSA will only pay your R350 grant or any other SASSA grant into your bank account and in your name.
The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will not pay your grant money into an account that is not open in your name per the identification records they have about you.
In such a case, you may not receive your grant money.
We do recommend that you read Why Is My SRD Grant Approved But No Pay Date? for a detailed explanation.
SASSA will use your banking details to make future payments after they have verified the personal details you provide as your banking details.
You Should Own The Phone Number
Should you select the money transfer option via one of the major banks, you should also make sure the mobile phone number on which you will receive your SMS is registered in your name.
In fact, according to SASSA, it should be the number you used to register your SASSA SRD R350 Grant.
Now, let us look at some of the frequently asked questions (FAQs) about changing SASSA banking details.
Where Do I Change My SASSA SRD R350 Banking Details
To change your SASSA SRD banking details, you will have to do it on the SASSA website which is www.srd.sassa.gov.za online.
You can change your SASSA banking details after your application for the SRD R350 grant is approved.
Again, only approved SASSA SRD R350 Grant applicants can submit or change their bank account details for their grant payment.
Sometimes your application for the SASSA grant can sometimes take longer to get approved. It is very worrying when your SRD application status is stuck on “pending.”
However, there are factors that may cause your SASSA SRD R350 application not to get approved faster.
Therefore read Why Is My SASSA R350 Grant Still Pending? to know and understand why your application is still pending and also, how to fix it.
Remember SASSA verifies all beneficiaries’ and applicants’ information to make sure they still qualify for the grant every month.
Can I Collect My SASSA Grant Through Bank Account Only?
No, SASSA does not pay your SRD R350 grant money through a bank account only. There are other payment methods including post office payment, sassa partnered merchant stores, etc.
You should see How To Change SASSA R350 Payment To Pick n Pay? for the easy guide to changing your SASSA payment to Pick n pay successfully.
Notwithstanding the fact that there are other payment methods you can choose from, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) encourages all beneficiaries to use a bank account as the payment method to receive their SASSA SRD grant money.
When Will I Receive My SASSA Payment?
You’ll get to know your SASSA Payment Dates for when you’ll receive your grant money by checking your SASSA status monthly.
SASSA SRD R350 Grant beneficiaries are encouraged to check their grant status at least once a month to know the current status of their grants.
You will know whether your grant is approved for payment with a payment date or your grant declined.
I hope this article on how to change SASSA banking details was helpful.
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