Thank you for reaching out to us!

Here are a few ways to get your Matric Results :

Department of Basic Education Website

  1. Go to their website.
  2. Enter your exam number.
  3. Fill in the required information.
  4. Click “Search.”
  5. Your results will show up on the screen.

Mobile Device Services

Using your mobile phone is convenient. Here is how:

USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data)

  1. Dial 12045856#.
  2. Enter your exam number.
  3. Your results will be sent to your phone when they’re ready.

Note: There is a small fee for this service, so make sure you have enough money on your phone.

SMS (Short Message Service)

  1. Open your SMS app.
  2. Send a message to 45856.
  3. Put your exam number in the message.
  4. Wait for your results to come back.

Note: You will be charged R1.50 airtime for every minute you use this service.

MatricsMates App

  1. Download the MatricsMates App from the Google Play Store or Apple Store.
  2. Open the app.
  3. Enter your ID and exam number.
  4. See your results.

Bonus: This method is free of charge!

Online Publications

You can also check your results online through websites like:

  • News24
  • IOL
  • EWN
  • Matric College
  • TimesLive

In Person

If you prefer physical proof, you can visit your high school or the exam center where you took your tests to collect your matric results in person.