How To Apply For Matric Certificate If You Lost It 2022

How To Apply For Matric Certificate If You Lost It

How to replace a lost matric certificate (Matric Certificate replacement) | Reprint of matric certificate | Matric certificate lost? Here is all you need to know about How To Apply For Matric Certificate If You Lost It

Bad things that we don’t want can happen at any time and there nothing you can do to prevent it. your home burns down, your belongings and your paperwork are damaged in a flood. Maybe you lose something or misplace it and have no way of finding it. What should you do if your matric certificate is lost in one of these scenarios?

Reprint of matric certificate | Matric certificate lost ?

You probably know how difficult it can be to apply for a job, or get enrolled in an academic institution without your certificate. However, this should not be the case from now on because how to replace a lost matric certificate is simple as shown here.

Can the matric Certificate be replaced after it is lost or Damaged? Yes. This guide on how to replace a lost Matric Certificate explains all the processes involved, the costs involved, and how long you have to wait.

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How To Apply For Matric Certificate If You Lost It
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How To Apply For Matric Certificate If You Lost It

You can apply for a Matric Certificate replacement at either the Department of Basic Education or Provincial Education Department (PED) if you have lost or damaged your original certificate.

You must return any damaged certificates to the Department of Basic Education or Provincial Education Department (PED) if the certificate has been damaged. The prescribed fee must also be paid. This can usually be done by post at the Post Office, cash at DBE / PED Office or by cheque.

Off Line Matric Certificate replacement Procedures

Visit the nearest DBE/ PED offices with the following documents:

  • An affidavit stating what happened to your certificate (i.e. if it is lost or damaged).
  • The original national/ senior certificate (if it is damaged). This is not applicable if it is lost.
  • Your original identity document (ID) and a certified copy.

If you find the above too complicated, you can download the Application to a Replacement Certificate form, complete it. When completing the form, it is important to note all the required details. These are your:

  • Examination year (when you obtained the qualification)
  • School name and
  • Surname (as used in the original document issued)

Once you done fill the form, mail it along with the attached documents, including the postal order, to Private Bag X895, Pretoria 0001

NOTE:  You may apply and pay for the re-issue ONLINE >>>www.eservices.gov.za

How much does it cost TO replace a lost matric certificate ?

  • Replacement certificate: R141.00
  • Statement of results: additional R52.00.
  • These fees are valid from 01 April 2021 until 31 March 2022.

How long do you have to wait For Reprint of matric certificate?

It doesn’t matter how urgent a request may seem, it is important that you emphasize the fact that a matric certificate cannot be replaced within a single day. How long do you have to wait? In normal circumstances, your replacement certificate will be delivered within 4-6 weeks.

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