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Offline RV

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Matric Certificates
« on: November 28, 2007, 02:18:38 pm »
Hi everyone,

Hope everyone is doing well (well on your way to NZ that is!!)

Does anyone know how long it takes to get copies of your Matric Cetificates (We just couldn't seem to find ours.. :-X !?) We applied for them this week and the lady behind the counter said 3-4 weeks; now I'm not usually a "Glass-half-empty" kind of guy, but excuse me for being the sceptic... soooo, is there somebody here that can tell me, from experience, how long it REALLY takes?

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Re: Matric Certificates
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2007, 02:47:04 pm »
At last a question I do the the answer to.  They are closed for December and are marking matric papers.  Mine has been 3 months now and hubby is still waiting for his.  Don't know if it is just Durbs slowing down to festive season.
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Offline Cameleon

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Re: Matric Certificates
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2007, 03:17:32 pm »
We were lucky - ours were ready in less than 3 weeks! But that was in March   :gl:



Offline RV

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« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2007, 06:15:25 pm »
Thanks Cranky.. but not really the good news I was hoping for.. To be expected of course, but definitely not good news.

Mags: Who did you bribe to get yours done so quickly??   >:D

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Re: Matric Certificates
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2007, 06:51:04 pm »
Dunno.... must be my beautiful smile  :D  :whistle:



Offline Zinzan55

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Re: Matric Certificates
« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2007, 04:58:03 am »
Please tell me how to apply for the matric certificate?

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« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2007, 06:08:54 am »
Zinzan I phoned the department of edumacation in Pta and they referred me to a branch near me, Durbs.  Sorry don't have the number anymore.  Ask that branch how much postal orders you need to bring with, we paid but again long ago, can't remember how much.
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Offline Cameleon

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« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2007, 07:28:16 am »
Call 0800 202 933, they will tell you were to go



Offline Durbschick1

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Re: Matric Certificates
« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2007, 10:01:11 am »
Good luck and stay on their backs! I promise you they are worse that home affairs!!! We waited about 3 months and when mine was finally 'ready' they could not find it... poor hubby had to go back 3 times before we managed to get it!  :smart: :knuppel2:



Offline Jax

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Re: Matric Certificates
« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2007, 12:17:18 pm »
I Matriculated in Mpumalanga - where do I go fto apply for a copy of my matric certificate?  Can I go to the Depart of Edu in PTA(van der stelt building)?

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« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2007, 12:45:14 pm »
Call 0800 202 933, they will tell you were to go

They might send you in the right direction  :confused:



Offline dance

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Re: Matric Certificates
« Reply #11 on: November 30, 2007, 08:21:52 pm »
When I applied for a copy for my son back in March it cost R15 and took 4 months to get here. Also did not know where to go. Finally went to the local High School who put me in touch with the right provincial authorities giving phone numbers and a name. You might want to try that?
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Offline Jax

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Re: Matric Certificates
« Reply #12 on: December 02, 2007, 07:48:33 pm »
4 Months!!  Wow...   


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Re: Matric Certificates
« Reply #13 on: December 03, 2007, 08:12:33 am »
Africa time....  :tickedoff:



Offline minette

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Re: Matric Certificates
« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2008, 12:45:31 pm »
Is there any way that you can get your matric certificate WITHOUTH missioning to the middle of Jo'burg? Just phoned the number and all they could tell me is to go to the DOE building in Commissioner Street and pay R25 and fill in a form and that will set the story on the go. I'm not keen on going to mid city though....

Do you have to physically be there yourself of can I pay someone like those Q-solutions places to do it for me?

PS - was also wondering about the fact that I did my matric in the Free State, can I still apply for a certificate to be re-issued here?

It actually drives me INSANE - I had a file with ALL my goodies so neatly put away and then it had to be freaking STOLEN when I was cleaned out (I mean, they stole my PLANTS in the house.....) a couple of years ago.....  :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff: :tickedoff:
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