How to cancel “UIF registered” for R350 SASSA grant 2022 [solution]

How to Cancel UIF for R350 Online Application in 2022

If you’re among those that haven’t received their SASSA grant due to a UIF registered issue ” unemployment insurance fund”, this article is for you.

If you are among those who are currently experiencing this issue, the best thing to do if you’re not interested in UIF is to deregister from it.

In this blog post, you will learn the procedure to follow in order to archive this.

Please endeavour to read this till the end as all the information provided here will be very helpful to any person who’s having any issue regarding the SASSA R350 Grant.

To cancel UIF for the SASSA R350 grant, you’ll have to make an appeal to SASSA by applying for SASSA R350 reconsideration.


What does “UIF registered” mean?

Some people don’t know the meaning of this.

UIF registered means that you’re receiving UIF benefit or you are eligible to receive UIF benefit, which means you are not unemployed.

Remember that one of the greatest requirements for obtaining the SASSA R350 grant is that you must be unemployed with no valid business or job. You must also not be receiving other grants.

When SASSA runs a check on your database and finds out that you’re employed, receiving other grants or registered for UIF, you will not be eligible to get your R350 Grant.

Due to some complaints from citizens, we noticed that this issue is sometimes an error message. You can deregister from UIF easily.

How to cancel “UIF registered” for R350 SASSA grant.

to cancel this UIF, there are two available methods you can follow.

both of them are working perfectly but if you need the surest method, it’s by submitting the deregistration Appel below are the procedure to follow.

procedure for cancelling UIF for R350.

Check below to see how to solve this issue.

Below is the procedure for applying for reconsideration if SASSA R350 Status shows UIF Registered.

Visit SASSA’s official website. This is the only place where you can appeal or apply for reconsideration.

  • Scroll down to “Application for Reconsideration.”

On the website, scroll down to the menu or useful link options and locate the area marked “reconsideration.”

  • Click on the yellow bar.

To get started with the reconsideration process, click on the yellow bar.

  • Fill in the provided spaces with the required information and submit the reconsideration.

Your R350 appeal for reconsideration will be sent successfully, and SASSA will verify your application information.

Information provided by SASSA stated that you can only carry out this task on their official website.


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You do not need to go to the Department of Labour for any queries, checks, or assistance. You can only apply for reconsideration to the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) through the Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant website, which is

This is the procedure you need to follow in order to cancel this UIF registered error that is stopping you from getting your SASSA Grant.

You can also archive this using a USSD code, though it’s advisable to perform this action on the website.

If you couldn’t archive this on SASSA’s official website, you can use this USSD code below.

Code to cancel UIF

To cancel uif, use the ussd code below

There’s a USSD code that’s available for cancelling UIF for the r350 Grant application

Many have used this to resolve their issues regarding UIF, though some are still complaining that the code is not working properly.


The available USSD code to cancel UIF is to dial *134*843#.


Once you press this code, a request will be sent to SASSA.

SASSA has also encouraged applicants to contact them on their toll-free number 0800 60 10 11 and not to visit their labour centres for assistance on this matter.

You can reach out to this number provided above for special assistance concerning your SASSA grant.

Additionally, you will also be required to confirm your existing application once via the Sassa website or the WhatsApp number: 082 046 8553.

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