How To Get Your Matric Results

It's time for the Class of 2020 to receive their Matric results. We are all rooting for you! Although 2020 was a rough year for the Matrics filled with switch ups, they still managed to complete the school year. Here's how to receive your results by phone.


Be the first to receive your Matric results. We are hours away from the Matric results being released, so here's how to get your Matric results through your phone.

How To Get Your Matric Results

  • Register using the USSD code *120*45856#
  • SMS your exam number to 45856
  • Candidates can also collect statements of results from their schools on 23 February
  • Check your newspaper

SMSs are charged at R1,50 and R1,50 per minute on USSD.

Preparations are well underway in Pretoria for the Matric results announcement by Minister Angie Motshekga.

Minister Angie Motshekga will be announcing the 2020 Matric results on 22 February, alongside Deputy Minister Reginah Mhaule. This event is set to take place at 4PM. The announcement can be viewed on the DBE Facebook page and YouTube channel as well as on TV and radio stations.

Then, learners will be able to get their results statements at their schools tomorrow. When learners receive their statements, they should check that names and identity numbers reflect correctly on their statement of results and report any required corrections to the department before 30 June 2021.

The matric exams concluded on 15 December 2020 after a strenuous academic year. The release of the matric results have been approved by Umalusi, the Quality Council in General and Further Education and Training. 

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