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 exceed 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 2024 academic year is as follows:

Type of Exemption Certificate  2024
a) Complete R750
b) Foreign Conditional Exemption R750
c) Ordinary Conditional (valid for 3 years) R750
d) Duplicate  Exemption certificates ( R375
e) Amendment Fees R375
f) JMB Certificates (M99) R190
g) JMB and Exemption Verification R190


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

Method of Payment

We do not accept cash as a form of payment.  Payment can be done by Credit Card, Debit Card, EFT, or Postal Order.

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 emailed to the Matriculation Board immediately in order to avoid a miss allocation of fees. ( attention Ms Louise Graham).