How to check matric results online 2022/ 2023



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You can access Matric 2023 Results online, SMS or using USSD. The DBE website is zero-rated, which means you may access it whether or not you have data. The website displays the results of the 2023 National Senior Certificate (NSC)

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Access Matric Results Online 2023

The government DBE posts the results through the Department of Basic Education website: education.gov.za.



Follow the steps below to get your marks:

  1. Visit the government website above.
  2. Register using your details.
  3. Click on the link for NSC exam results.
  4. Enter your examination number.
  5. Your results will appear on the screen.
  6. Click the download button and print.

Access 2023 Matric Results Using USSD

You can access your grades by dialing a USSD code using your phone or by sending an SMS to the provided number:

  • The USSD code is *120*35658#. Follow the steps provided, enter your ID number and get your results per subject.
  • When you register for matric results using the SMS, send your ID and exam number to 35658.
  • You will receive a confirmation message with your marks.
  • For the mobile phone service, charges are applicable.

Using Results Matricsmate App 2023

  • Download the MatricsMate app from Google Play Store or Apple Play Store
  • Enter your 13-digit identification number and exam number.
  • You will then have access to the matriculation results as soon as they become available.

Get Matric Results 2023 using SMS

Send your ID number and exam number via SMS to 35658. Both numbers must have 13 digits to be accepted, and there is a once-off cost of R3 to register. Once registration is completed, results will be delivered by SMS when they are released.