e-Matric e-Re-Issue

If you have lost or damaged your original matric certificate, or you wrote matric in more than one examination sitting and you want to combine your credits to qualify for a National Certificate, i.e. Senior Certificate (SC) or National Senior Certificate (NSC), you may apply online through the e-Matric e-Re-Issue online service on

To use the e-Re-issue online service applicants will have to first register as users on the e-Government Portal (

Supporting Documentation

Electronic copies of the following supporting documents will be required during the online application process:

For lost or damaged certificates:

  • 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;
  • A certified copy of your identity document (ID); and
  • Proof of payment.

For combination of results:

  • Your results from all examination sittings;
  • A certified copy of your Identity Document; and
  • Proof of payment.
How much does it cost?
  • The cost for both a replacement certificate and combination of results is R141.00; payable via a bank/ATM deposit or EFT.
  • These fees are valid from 01 April 2021 until 31 March 2022.
How long does it take?

It takes four to six weeks for a certificate to be issued. Applicants may use the reference number received during the online application  process to keep track of their application.

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