Period of validity of certificates of conditional exemption:

The period of validity of certificates of conditional exemption is five years, but the period will be two years beyond the full-time duration for degree programmes that exceeds the full-time duration of the final first degree programme will determine that period of validity.  Renewal fees will be equivalent to the exemption fee of the specific year.

Fees structure

Exemption fees for the 2018 academic year is as follows:

Type of Exemption Certificate 2020 (from 1 Jan 2020)
a) Complete R562
b) Foreign Conditional Exemption R562
c) Ordinary Conditional (valid for 3 years) R562
d) Duplicate  Exemption certificates (M31) R281
e) Amendment Fees R281
f) JMB Certificates (M99) R138
g) JMB and Exemption Verification R138


This is a non-refundable fee. i.e you will not be refunded if you don’t qualify for an exemption.

Method of Payment

Please note that from 1 June 2013 we will no longer be accepting cash as a form of payment.  Payment can be done by Cheque, Credit Card, Debit Card, EFT or Postal Order.

All Cheques and Postal Orders must be in favour of the Matriculation Board.

Electronic payments in the South African currency can be paid into the following account:

Account Name Matriculation Board
Account number 4059036917
Brach Name Sunnyside
Branch code 630345
Swift Code ABSA ZA JJ

Please note:

The surname and initials of the exemption certificate applicant must be clearly indicated on the electronic payment instruction to expedite the linking of the fee to the applicant.

Where payments are made for more than one applicant, the payment instruction accompanied by the list of applicants, as well as a breakdown of the fees paid on their behalf, should be faxed to the Matriculation Board immediately in order to avoid a miss allocation of fees. (Fax number: 086 682 9860).