NB: Closing date for Certificate Reprint requests is 8 December 2014 and we will reopen this process from 5 January 2015.
The University only issues ONE ORIGINAL certificate per graduate. Certificates are issued to graduates and diplomates at graduation ceremonies.
We do not print certificates for short courses. Liaise with the respective department where course was attended.
Re-issuing lost or stolen certificates
Click Here to download the Affidavit form.
Full names, address, telephone number
Name of degree
Date and year of graduation
Oath swearing that the original was lost / stolen
This may be sent to the Examinations and Graduation Office, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050 or faxed to 086 579 6590
Certificate requests takes approximately 10 working days to process.
Please note:Only Mini Certificates (A4 size) can be printed for the Johannesburg College of Education prior to 2001. The cost of a mini replacement certificate is R50.00. (Certificates to be collected or courier collection at applican't cost) and will take approximately 10 working days to process.
Click Here to download the Mini certificate application form.
Click Here to download the Name Change application form.
Graduands who have graduated in absentia or were unable to attend the ceremony must collect certificates (or courier collection at graduand cost) within 3 months of their graduation. Thereafter certifiates are destroyed and you will be liable for the cost of a new certificate.