The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) will today open the process for applications of the R350 Special COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant for unemployed people.
The amount will be paid to qualifying applications from May – October 2020.
The requirement of proof of address for the grant appliction has fallen away, but applicants must still provide their residential address.
The grant forms part of the R500 billion economic and social relief measures announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa last month.
Here’s how to apply: