Deceased Record On DHA SRD Status Means If you have applied for the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, it is best that you constantly track your application, as you might receive a ‘Deceased Record On DHA’ status.
When the rest of the world went into lockdown, many households changed and the financial implications that came with the Covid-19 pandemic were also felt in most, if not all sectors.
President Cyril Ramaphosa responded by introducing the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant, valued at R350, to individuals that were unemployed.
Deceased Record On DHA SRD Status Means
If you have applied for the grant, it is best that you track the outcome of your application as much as you can.
Should you receive a ‘Deceased Record On DHA’ status, then this means that you were registered as deceased on the Department of Home Affairs database for the specific months which are assessed in order to determine your eligibility for the grant.
To track your application online, follow these steps:
- Go to the Sassa SRD grant website
- Scroll down to ‘Application status’
- Click on ‘Click here to check online’
- Fill in the required fields
- You should then be able to see the status of your R350 grant application
You may also alternatively use the government agency’s WhatsApp line (082 046 8553) or by calling 0800 60 10 11 and follow the prompts.
The outcome of your grant applications depends a number of factors which are used when your applications is being verified to indicate whether or not you qualify for financial assistance in the form of the SRD grant.
What To Do About A ‘Deceased Record On DHA’ SRD Status
If Sassa denied your R350 grant application and displayed a “Deceased Record On DHA SRD status,” you might be interested in learning your options.
The Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant continues to be a crucial source of financial support for all qualifying beneficiaries. However, there tends to be a misunderstanding regarding the types of application statuses when beneficiaries attempt to access their R350 grant.
This particularly the case for applicants who are may be wondering what it means for the processing of their SRD grant application when their application status says Deceased Record On DHA’
Under such circumstances, according to Sassa, applicants are required to appeal srd.dsd.gov.za. Upon doing so, beneficiaries can apply the step listed below
- Double-check that the information you provided to Sassa, which is reflected on the SRD DSD Appeal Electronic Platform, is complete and correct.
- Where necessary, update your contact information by clicking on this link. This is very important if your appeal is successful. If your appeal is successful, the Independent Tribunal will direct Sassa to initiate the payment of the SRD grant directly to you and accordingly need to have your correct contact information.
- After updating your information on the link provided, if applicable, click “Save” and thereafter you will be automatically redirected back to the SRD DSD Appeal website to continue to lodge your appeal.
- Appellants or their proxy will have to confirm that they have read and accepted the clauses in the Declaration and Consent Documents.
- Click “Submit” and look out for the confirmation message on the page that your application was submitted successfully.
- Please note, that an appeal application needs to be lodged about each month where a person is rejected by SASSA, if in disagreement with the decision.
You can appeal Sassa’s decision to the Independent Tribunal for Social Assistance Appeals (ITSAA) within 30 days, but not for more than 90 days. Within 60 to 90 days of the appeal being submitted, the Independent Tribunal will electronically notify you of the appeal’s outcome.