Matric certificate reprint replacement

Matric Certificate Reprint or Replacement

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Have you lost o damaged your Matric certificate and you need a matric certificate reprint or replacement? This is what you have to do.

Have You Lost Your Certificate?

Having lost your Grade 12 certificate can be stressful but hey don’t stress too much because there is a solution. The Department on Basic Education has systems in place to reprint or replace your certificate on request. The following are the guidelines to do a matric certificate reprint or replacement.

Application for Matric Certificate Replacement

Apply for replacement of your matric certificate (National Senior Certificate) at the Department of Basic Education or provincial department of education if you have lost or damaged your original certificate. You may apply and pay for the re-issue online on government eServices website.

Statement of Results Request

You can request the statement of results while waiting for the release of your certificate. If the certificate is damaged, you must return the damaged certificate to the department of Basic Education.

Please note: Applying for your lost or damaged matric certificate might differ from one province to another.

Change of status

If you wrote matric in more than one examination sitting and you want to combine your credits to qualify for a National Certificate, you must apply for replacement certificate: change of status. The department does not automatically combine your credits, unless you took a supplementary exam. You can also apply for this online.

Confirmation of Statement of Results

You can apply for confirmation statement of results while waiting for the National Senior Certificate.

Find out more about replacement certificate at the Department of Basic Education.

Provincial Education Departments Contact Details

  • National office: 012 357 4511/13
  • Eastern Cape: 043 604 7709/73
  • Free State: 051 404 8000
  • Gauteng: 011 355 0588
  • KwaZulu-Natal: 031 327 0538/0331
  • Limpopo: 015 290 7747/7830
  • Mpumalanga: 013 766 0033
  • Northern Cape: 053 839 6585
  • North West: 018 384 3100/51
  • Western Cape: 021 467 2483

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