SASSA Status: Bank Details Pending? Don't Panic, Here's the Fix!

Seeing "Bank Details Pending" on your SASSA SRD grant status check can be a bit confusing, but it's a common issue with a simple solution. This status means your application is approved, but SASSA needs your correct banking information to process your payment.

Why Are My Bank Details Pending?

  • Not Submitted: You might not have submitted your banking details during your application.
  • Incorrect Information: The details you provided might be incorrect or incomplete.
  • Account Issues: The bank account might be closed, frozen, or have other issues.

How to Update Your Banking Details:

  1. SASSA Website:
    • Go to the SASSA SRD website:
    • Click on "SRD Grant Application"
    • Scroll down and click on "How do I change my banking details"
    • Follow the instructions to update your information
  2. SASSA App: If you have the SASSA mobile app, you can also update your details there.
  3. Contact SASSA: If you're unable to update online, call the SASSA helpline (0800 60 10 11) for assistance.

Important Tips:

  • Double-Check: Make sure your banking information is accurate before submitting.
  • Account Ownership: The bank account must be in your name to receive the payment.
  • Be Patient: It may take a few days for SASSA to verify your updated details.

Once your banking information is updated and verified, SASSA will process your payment. You can check your status regularly to see when the payment is scheduled.