SASSA SRD Grant: How To Choose the Best Payment Option

By | October 18, 2021

Selection of the best payment method when you are applying for the SASSA SRD Grant goes a long way to determine how quickly your payments are made.

When applying for the R350 grant, you will need to select a payment option. The payment option you select will then be used when the grant is being paid out. Here’s how you can go about choosing your preferred payment option.

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) allows beneficiaries of the SASSA R350 grant to receive the grant in various ways. Sassa grant eneficiaries can claim their grants at bank ATMs, the post office, merchants, and retail stores such as PicknPay and Boxer.

The following guide outlines how applicants can select their preferred payment methods before the next payment dates.

New SASSA Applicants (with personal bank accounts)

SASSA R350 Grant applicants with a bank account and willing to receive their payment through the bank are to follow the steps below in order to submit their bank account as a payment method.



  1. Choose your bank name
  2. Provide account number
  3. Provide branch name 
  4. Provide account type 
  5. Agree to terms and conditions 
  6. Submit banking details 

For Clients without personal bank accounts

Applicants without a bank account will need to select cash payment when filing their application.

  • Choose Payment option – Cash Send
  • Agree to Terms and Conditions
  • Click submit 

Existing Clients (confirming existing banking details)

  1. Agree to Terms and Conditions
  2. Click ‘submit’

Clients with Cash send Option who want to add their bank details

  • Choose bank Name
  • Provide account number
  • Provide branch name
  • Provide account type
  • Agree to Terms and Conditions
  • Submit banking details