2022 Matric Results | How to Check Your Matric Results

2022 Matric Results | Do you want to know how to check your 2022/2023 matric results? We’ve got you covered.  In this guide, we’ll be showing you how to check your matric results in four different ways (online, Cell Phone, Newspapers, and School).

I know you must have been wondering how do I check my matric result. Checking your matric result isn’t difficult. All you need to do is to follow any of these four processes to access your result.


Matric Result Released Date 2022

According to the Minister of Education, the matric results for 2022 will be announced on the evening of Thursday 19 January 2023.


How to Check Your Matric Results

Just like we’ve said, there are four (4) ways of checking matric results and we’ll be taking you through all the available channels.

How to Check Matric Results Online

Bear in mind that website traffic will be high on the release date, so expect delayed response times.

  • Log on to the Department of Basic Education’s website here.

You will need the following to log in:

  • Exam number (don’t misplace this during the holiday!)
  • Home Language
  • Your personal details (name, surname, etc.)

If you attended a public/government school, then your results will definitely be available on this site.

The IEB website and News24 will also have the results available.


How to Check Matric Results with Your Cell Phone

You can use your cell phone (or someone else’s) to receive your results. SABC Education and the Department of Basic Education have provided a service that allows you to get an SMS with your results.  Yep, it’s pretty awesome!  You can register and have your results sent to you as soon as they are released.  How? You have two options:

Register via SMS

  • Send your ID number and exam number to 45856
  • You’ll get a confirmation SMS once you’ve successfully registered.
  • SMS cost R1.50 per message
  • Get your matric results immediately when they are released

Use the USSD service

  • Dial *120*45856# and enter your exam number to register
  • Answer a few multiple questions
  • Enter your ID number
  • You will get your matric results per subject
  • USSD rates apply

How to Check Your Matric Results in Newspaper

Your results will be published in the Newspaper on the day of the release of the results. It will be in all of the big Newspaper brands, like The RapportThe Argus, and The Star.


Remember it will not be your full results. It will just state whether or not you passed and with what symbol you passed – B for Bachelors PassD for Diploma, etc.

How to Check Matric Result From Your High School

A day after the initial results are released, your school will give you your results. This is not the official matric certificate, it’s just your results for each subject. You will be able to fetch your official matric certificate in a few months – once it has been printed in full. If you are eager to get exact dates you should contact your school to find out further information.

Other Methods

You could also opt for the old-school method by giving the department a call on the day that the results are released. Just take note that a lot of matric students will be phoning to find out their results so you might wait for quite a while to get your results.


Dial 082 152 for your results.


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