Introduction

SASSA provides the facility to collect the SRD R350 grant at Shoprite. If you have difficulty creating your bank account, you can easily collect your SRD grant money from Shoprite. You just need to change your SASSA social grant payment method to Shoprite and then you can collect your SRD grant payments from Shoprite stores.

In this article, we will discuss the detailed method of how to change your SRD R350 payment method to Shoprite and how to collect payments from Shoprite stores. You just need your ID card, phone number, and payment message to collect your SRD grant from Shoprite.

Step-by-Step Guide to Change R350 Grant Payment Method to Shoprite

To collect your SRD R350 grant payment from Shoprite, you first need to change your SASSA payment method to Shoprite. There are different methods to change the SASSA payment method for South African citizens and Asylum Seekers. Follow the steps below to change your SASSA SRD R350 payment method to Shoprite:

Change R350 Grant Payment Method to Shoprite

For South African Citizens:

  • Visit the SRD Website’s South African ID holders page.
  • Navigate to the “How do I change my banking details” section.
  • Enter your South African ID number in the section and click on the “Submit” button.
  • You will receive the OPT code on the number linked with your SASSA application. Verify the OTP and you will receive a secure link via SMS to update your banking details.
  • Click on the secure link and a form will open. Select “Shoprite” as your SRD R350 grant payment date.
  • Now read and agree with the Terms and Conditions of SASSA.
  • Submit the form and SASSA will verify and approve your banking details within 14 days.

For Asylum Seekers:

  • Visit the SRD Website’s Asylum Seekers page.
  • Enter your File number, Passport number, and Cell phone number in the respective sections.
  • Click on the “Submit” button and you will receive an OTP on the number linked with your SRD grant application.
  • Verify the OTP and you will receive a secured link to change your banking details on the phone number via SMS.
  • Click on the link and a form will open. Select “Shoprite” as your Social Relief of Distress grant payment method.
  • Read and agree with the terms and conditions of SASSA. Now submit the form. SASSA will verify your details and approve them in up to 14 days.

How to Collect an R350 Grant at Shoprite

Once you successfully update your R350 grant payment method to Shoprite, you need to follow the steps below to collect your R350 payment:

How to Collect an R350 Grant at Shoprite
  • Visit your nearest Shoprite store with your ID card, the cellphone number you used to apply for the SASSA grant, and the grant payment approval message from SASSA for the current month.
  • Request the teller that you are here to collect your R350 grant.
  • Provide the teller with your ID number, and cellphone number, and show the grant payment approval message from SASSA.
  • An OTP will be sent to your cellphone number. Provide the OTP to the teller to prove your identity.
  • Once the verification process is completed, the teller will give you your SRD grant payment.

You can also collect your payments from Checkers, Usave, and selected OK Foods supermarkets as they also operate under Shoprite.

Change Your SRD Payment Method From Post Office to Shoprite

You can also change your SRD payment method from the Post office to Shoprite to avoid long queues in the post offices. The method to change your payment method from Post Office to Shoprite is the same as we discussed above. By switching your SRD payment method to Shoprite, you can easily collect your grant money from your nearest Shoprite, Checkers, Usave, or selected OK Foods supermarket.

Advantages to Collect SRD at Shoprite

There are several benefits of receiving an SRD R350 grant at Shoprite discussed below:

Advantages to Collect SRD at Shoprite
  • Wide Network: Shoprite has approximately 3,543 stores across South Africa. You can also collect your grant from Checkers, Usave, or a selected OK Foods supermarket. Visit your nearest store to collect your SRD grant.
  • Extended Hours: Most of the Shoprite stores extended their operating hours including weekends. It makes it easier for R350 applicants to collect their grants.
  • No Additional Fees: Shoprite money account is the most economical banking option for South Africa. You don’t have to pay any monthly fees. However, there is a transaction charge of R5 on every withdrawal.
  • Reduced Transportation Costs: With a wide network of Shoprite stores across South Africa, the beneficiaries can save transportation costs.
  • One-Stop Shopping: You can also shop at the Shoprite store after collecting your SRD R350 grant. You can get everything under one roof.
  • Welcome Reward: The Shoprite store also offers a reward of R100 when you receive a payment of R800 or more in your Shoprite money account.
  • Online Transactions: You can also use the Shoprite app to send money, pay utility bills, and for other transactions. Online transactions are completely free on the Shoprite app.
  • Account Monitoring: You have full control over your finances, with SMS payment notifications and real-time balance inquiries sent directly to your cell phone, ensuring complete oversight of your funds.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

You will receive a notification on your registered mobile number, once your SRD grant is approved. You have to show this confirmation message to the Shoprite teller to collect your grant.

No, you can’t collect your Social Relied of Distress grant at Shoprite without your ID card. You must bring your ID card with you to the Shoprite store for identity verification.

Visit your nearest Post office to collect your R350 grant with your ID card and SRD grant confirmation message from SASSA. Stand in the queue for SASSA grant collections. O your turn, present your ID card and SMS notification to the post office clerk. The clerk will verify your details and process your payment.

Conclusion

Changing your SRD payment method to Shoprite provides different advantages, including a wide network of stores across South Africa, extended operating hours, no additional fees, reduced transportation costs, and the convenience of one-stop shopping. With over 3,543 stores across South Africa Shoprite provides accessible locations for grant collection. Shoprite is the cost-effective banking option for SASSA applicants to collect their SRD R350 grant.

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