Do you need to verify a matric certificate or teacher diploma? You can fax a request to the Western Cape Education Department or Umalusi or contact them for further information.
To verify a matric certificate or teacher diploma issued before 1992 you need to fax your request to the Western Cape Education Department on 021 461 5637. No fee is applicable.
To verify a matric certificate or teacher diploma issued after 1992 fax your request to Umalusi, the quality assurance body for general and further education and training, on 012 349 1511. A fee of R30 (excl VAT) for private entities and R20 (excl VAT) for government organisations is applicable.
Requests must be written on a company letterhead.
Provide as much information as possible including:
- an ID number
- year of matric
- your own contact details
If you have copies of the matric certificate or teacher diploma, send this instead. You will receive a response to your request in approximately 2 - 3 weeks.
For more information contact:
Western Cape Education Department
Tel: 021 467 2936
Tel: 021 467 2933
Tel: 012 349 1510