Matric Results 2023 , Get Them Here Now

Matric results 2023 date

The 2022 National Senior Certificate examinations will conclude on 7 December 2022 and the Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, will announce the outcome of the examinations on 19 January 2023. Matric Results will be released to candidates on 20 January 2023.

How to check Matric results via SMS

The SABC Education has partnered with the Department of Basic Education (DBE) to launch the Matric exams results service.

The Matric results service will allow the students from the registered provinces to receive their results through the USSD code or SMS on the examination’s due date. The students are requested to register in advance using the results service released by SABC.

They can also register using other registration mechanisms. If a student registers via USSD or SMS, they can win some airtime from the R10, 000 share. Students are highly encouraged to register. They may also download the Matrics Mate App from their Apple App or Google play to get the senior certificate exam results.

To access their exam results, the candidates must use their exam number to register on their preferred platforms. The registration guidelines are as follows:


  • Send your exam number to 45856
  • The system will verify your details
  • You will be charged R1-50 per message.


  • Dial *120*45856# and enter your exam number to register
  • This will cost you R1-50 per minute.
  • You will receive the results via your phone as soon as they are available.
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Matrics Mate App

  • Download the app from your Apple App Stores or Google Play.
  • You will receive the results via the app as soon as they are released.

Department of Education Matric results

The department of basic education provides information about the curriculum and what you need to do in case you have lost your matric certificate. It also provides links to all the previous grade 12 examination papers that you may need for your revision.

In case you want to get in touch with us, you can find the contact details on our website. You can access any information as a learner, guardian researcher, or teacher. If you don’t find the information you want from our website, send an email to

The Matric results will be reflected on the department of education’s website. You can get the statement of results at the school or exam center where you took the exam.

Some results may not be published on the website for technical reasons. If your results are not available on our website, contact the exam center or the provincial office. The Department of Basic Education has a right to modify any information published on its website.

How to check Matric results online

In case you are wondering how to check matric results online, the process is straightforward. The department of education has released procedures on how to check matric results online. These are:

Department or basic education website