How do I consolidate two matric certificates?

To consolidate two matric certificates you must: Step 1: Fill in this form Step 2: Attach the following necessary documents: all the results from each of your examination sittings, a...

How do I consolidate two matric certificates_

To consolidate two matric certificates you must:

  • Step 1: Fill in this form
  • Step 2: Attach the following necessary documents: all the results from each of your examination sittings, a certified copy of your ID, proof of payment.

OR 

  • Step 1: Visit the nearest Department of Basic Education offices. 
  • Step 2: Take all of your results from all examination settings.
  • Step 3: Take a certified copy of your ID
  • Step 4: Proof of payment

Here’s how you can combine your credits or subjects to qualify for your National Certificate.

How do I combine my matric certificates?

If you wrote your matric in more than one setting and you would like to combine your credits so that you can qualify for a National certificate. You have to apply for a replacement certificate: change of status.

The Department of Basic Education does not automatically combine your credits unless you wrote supplementary exams. 

How to combine matric results after upgrading?

When you choose to do a matric upgrade, you can improve selected marks from your matric exams. You can also choose new subjects to replace those. Once you get these results and your second matric certificate, you will have to consolidate the two.

How much does it cost to combine matric certificates?

A replacement certificate costs R130.

How to combine your subjects or credits to get a matric?

Where can I combine my matric certificate?

You can apply for a replacement certificate through the Department of Basic Education

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are a few frequently asked questions regarding matric:

Here’s what you need to do to get a replacement certificate: change of status

  1. Go to the nearest Department of Basic Education offices with your results from all examination settings.
  2. Take your original identity document and a certified copy with you
  3. Proof of payment

OR

Download the form, fill it in and attach documents.

Is upgrading matric results a good thing?

Yes. If you need to improve your marks to get into a university course or just to pass matric, then an upgrade is the right choice to make. This way, you will be presented with more education and career opportunities.

How do I rewrite my matric results?

To rewrite your matric exams you can either:

  • Write the supplementary exams,
  • Return to your school and redo matric, 
  • Do a matric upgrade to improve the marks you received.

How do I get my old matric results?

If you are looking for old matric results, you can read more about finding them here.

What can I study without matric?

There are many courses that you can study without matric. Click here to see what your options are when furthering your studies without a matric certificate. 

What can I study with my matric certificate?

What can I study with a Bachelor’s Degree Pass?

A bachelor’s degree pass is the minimum needed to apply for a university course. If you have the right APS for the course of your choosing, you can go to university. 

There are many courses that you can choose to study without a matric certificate. You can even further your education in fields such as accounting, business management and office administration. 

Click here to learn more.

What can I study with a Diploma Pass?

A Diploma pass means that you can study a diploma course at either a university or a college. Diplomas are one NQF level under a degree. 

What can I study with a Higher Certificate Pass?

With a higher certificate pass you will be able to study a higher certificate course at a college or other tertiary institutions.

What can I study with a National Senior Certificate Pass?

A National Senior Certificate pass is the bare minimum needed to pass matric. You cannot study a higher certificate course, diploma course of a degree. There are, however, many courses that you can choose to study. 

These include NATED courses of courses from the ICB. Have a look here for more information. 

It takes about four to six weeks for a replacement certificate to be issued.

Can I buy a matric certificate?

No. You can not buy a matric certificate. Not only will you waste money but you could face serious consequences like getting a huge fine or a jail sentence.

The CEO of Matric College, Jan Badenhorst, explains how to consolidate two matric certificates

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