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Change Your Banking Information For An SRD Grant

Beneficiaries can use their own bank account to receive their Special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) funds, thanks to Sassa. 
Here is how beneficiaries can update their SRD grant bank information.
The Special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) payments are paid using flexible ways that were made available by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa). 
These techniques include receiving grants through personal bank accounts and transferring money through well-known banks.
By going to the Sassa SRD website, approved receivers can modify or amend their bank information. 
Beneficiaries are reminded by Sassa that the updated banking information won’t be utilized for payments until it has been validate

How To Change your Banking Details for SRD Grant:

  1. Click here to visit the SRD website.
  2. Scroll to “How do I change my banking details”.
  3. Enter your ID Number.
  4. An SMS containing a secure link, unique to you, will be sent to the mobile phone number with which you registered during the application.
  5. Click on the link in the SMS.
  6. Follow the instructions carefully.

Sassa has made it clear that beneficiaries may only provide their own banking details as their grants will not be paid into another person’s bank account. This is to ensure that the grant payment goes to the correct person and to avoid fraudulent activities.

Those who select the money transfer option through a major bank, need to ensure that the mobile phone number on which they received the SMS is registered in their name. This is because Sassa cannot pay their grant payment to a mobile phone number which is registered with


Originally posted on February 14, 2023 @ 11:26 pm

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