SASSA R350 Appeal Status Check

Waiting to hear whether your SASSA R350 appeal has been approved can be incredibly stressful.

I know because I’ve been there myself! The uncertainty of not knowing if you’ll receive the support you need can weigh heavily on you.

That’s why I want to share exactly how you can quickly and easily check your appeal status.

There are a few different ways to do this, depending on whether you have access to the internet or even a simple phone.

I’m going to guide you through the process step-by-step.

Let’s take away some of that worry and find out your SASSA status!

What you’ll need:

If the steps below are too confusing and you are not ready to waste your time, check your appeal status here:

Step-by-Step Guide to Check Your SASSA R350 Appeal Status Online

1. Opening the Internet:

Look for the icon on your phone that looks like a little globe or a blue "e".

This is usually called your internet browser or something like "Chrome" or "Safari".

Tap on it to open it.

2. Searching for the Right Website:

At the very top of your browser, you'll see a space to type in words.

Carefully type in "SASSA R350 appeal status" and tap the search button (it might look like a magnifying glass).

Look at the list of websites that come up and choose the one that starts with "".

This is the official SASSA website.

3. Finding the "Check Status" Section:

The website might look a little confusing, but that's okay! Look for a green bar that says "Click here to lodge an appeal or check appeal status". Tap on it.

4. Entering Your Information:

ID Number: Carefully type in your South African ID number. Double-check to make sure you got all the numbers right!

Phone Number: Enter the phone number you used when you first applied for the R350 grant.

5. Getting Your Code:

Tap the "Send pin" button.

Wait a few minutes and check your phone's messages. You should receive an SMS with a special code (a few numbers).

6. Entering the Code:

On the website, find the box to type in the code from your SMS. Type it in and tap "Submit".

7. Seeing Your Status:

The website will now show you the status of your appeal. It might say things like "approved", "declined," or "pending".

Step-by-Step Guide to Check Your SASSA R350 Appeal Status By USSD Code

  1. Open Your Phone's Dialer: This is the same screen you use to make a phone call. It usually looks like a little phone icon.
  2. Type in the Special Code: Carefully type in one of these codes:
    • *120*3210#
    • *120*69277# 
  3. Press the Call Button: It's the green button on your phone, usually with a phone picture on it.
  4. Waiting for the Pop-Up: Your phone screen will change and show you a little menu with different numbers to choose from.
  5. Choosing the Right Option:
  6. Follow the Instructions: The menu on your phone will give you more instructions. Pay close attention and press the numbers it tells you to.
  7. Getting Your Result: After following the steps, your phone will show your appeal status. It might say things like "approved," "declined", or "pending."

Step-by-Step Guide to Check Your SASSA R350 Appeal Status By Email Inquiry

Part 1: Opening Your Email

  1. Find Your Email App/Website:
    • On a Computer: Often, you go to a website like or Look for an icon or a link that says "Mail" or "Email".
    • On a Phone: Look for the app that has an envelope icon. It might say "Gmail," "Mail," or something similar.
  2. Sign In: Enter your email address and the password you use to check your email. If you can't remember, see if there's an option that says "Forgot Password?".

Part 2: Writing a New Email

  1. Find the "Compose" Button: Look for a button that says "Compose," "New Email," or has a little plus sign (+).
  2. To: Address In the box labelled "To:", carefully type in: [email address removed]
  3. Subject Line: Write something simple like "SASSA Status Inquiry.
  4. Email Message: In the big blank space, type the following (replace with your own info):
    • Dear SASSA,
    • I would like to check the status of my SASSA R350 appeal.
    • My South African ID Number is: [Your ID Number]
    • My SASSA Application Number (if you have it): [Your Application Number]
    • Thank you, [Your Name]

Part 3: Sending and Waiting

  1. Hit the Send Button: Look for a button that says "Send" (it might look like a paper airplane).
  2. Waiting for a Reply: It might take up to a day for SASSA to reply. Check your email the next day for their response with your status.

Step-by-Step Guide to Check Your SASSA R350 Appeal Status With Mobile App

Step 1: Getting the App

  • Open Your App Store: Look for the app store on your phone. It might look like a blue "A" (for Android/Google Play Store) or a shopping bag icon (Apple App Store). Tap to open it.
  • Search for "SASSA": In the search bar at the top, type in the word "SASSA" and hit the search button (looks like a magnifying glass).
  • Download the Official App: Look for the app with the official SASSA title. Carefully tap the "download" or "get" button.
  • Wait for Download: This might take a few minutes depending on your internet speed.

Step 2: Setting Up the App

Step 3: Checking Your Status