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New certification and exam fees

Written by Allison Cooper

Did you know that you can apply to the Department of Basic Education to have your National Senior Certificate and other examination-related documents re-issued if they have been lost?

The department recently announced its revised tariffs for the re-issuing of certificates and examination-related fees.

Here is what these services will cost you over the next three years:

  • Replacement and re-issue of a Senior Certificate/National Senior Certificate - R141 (2021/22), R153 (2022/23) and R164 (2023/24).
  • Changes or amendments to certificates (re-issue) - R141 (2021/22), R153 (2022/23) and R164 (2023/2024).
  • Confirmation document issued prior to the certificate (system-generated document) - R52 (2021/22), R55 (2022/23) and R57 (2023/2024).
  • A letter to an embassy and authentication of qualifications (work/study abroad) - R52 (2021/22), R55 (2022/23) and R57 (2023/2024).
  • Re-issue of a statement of results (provincial) - R52 (2021/22), R55 (2022/23) and R57 (2023/2024).
  • Replacement of standards 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 practical certificates - R141 (2021/22), R153 (2022/23) and R164 (2023/2024).
  • Replacement of a teacher’s certified statement/diploma - R141 (2021/22), R153 (2022/23) and R164 (2023/2024).
  • Statement for a teacher qualification - R52 (2021/22), R55 (2022/23) and R57 (2023/2024).
  • Verification of qualification prior to 1992 for government organisations - R52 (2021/22), R55 (2022/23) and R57 (2023/2024).
  • Verification of qualification prior to 1992 for non-government institutions - R75 (2021/22), R79 (2022/23) and R82 (2023/2024).

Below is the cost of an application to view your exam scripts or to have them remarked and rechecked:

  • Re-mark - R104 (2021/22), R110 (2022/23) and R116 (2023/2024).
  • Re-check - R25 (2021/22), R27 (2022/23) and R29 (2023/2024).
  • Viewing - R200 (2021/22), R212 (2022/23) and R220 (2023/2024).

To apply for these services, contact the department at 012 357 4511/3, or the call centre at 0800 202 933.

For more information for these services and others rendered by the department, go to www.education.gov.za