How To Check UIF Status | Ultimate Guide

In this article, you will learn how to check UIF Status online, how to check UIF Status via Call, and how to check UIF status with USSD Code.


Do you know if your application for the UIF was successful and when you will be paid? The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) gives short-term relief to workers when they become unemployed or are unable to work because of maternity, adoption and parental leave, or illness.

Learn how to check the Unemployment Insurance Fund application status below.

How To Check UIF Status | Ultimate Guide


How To Check UIF Status Online

Follow the steps below to check your UIF Status online:

To check your UIF status, follow the steps listed

Step 1: Visit the UIF website by clicking HERE http://www.ufiling.co.za /
Step 2: Click on the ‘Login button’


How To Check UIF Status Online
Step 3: Enter your username and password.
Step 4: You will be able to see the progress or the status of UIF application.

How To Check UIF Status Via Phone Call

You will receive a case number upon submitting your claim, contact the call centre at 012 337 1680 to check the progress.

How To Check UIF Claim Status Online USSD Code
The Labour Department has released a Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) to assist those who have applied for UIF benefits. The UIF USSD code is *134*843#.  Just dial the code and follow the prompt.

The UIF provides benefits to contributors who are not able to work due to retrenchment, illness, maternity leave and adoption leave. The UIF also pays out benefits to dependents of deceased contributors to the fund.

You must however have been registered with the UIF and have contributed to the fund. This contribution is equivalent to 2% of your gross monthly income. Your employer is responsible for contributing 1% to the fund and the remaining 1% is deducted from your salary.


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27 Replies to “How To Check UIF Status | Ultimate Guide

  1. Mu name is Prince Mokomane. I submitted my documents i only get paid one a month from thre my money has been cut off… So with all respect please check my UIF form

  2. Hi I have Claim IUF online starting of September 2021. Till today nothing received. I cannot get hold of anyone. Please assist asap?

  3. I have applied online for my illness benefit last November and I was told in December that I need to send a UI-2.2 form and I did but up until now there is no progress when I check my application status still says it was sent to an assessor I have phoned emailed but with no luck please can somebody tell me why is this happening because now I don’t even have money to pay for my childrens transport.

  4. Hello
    I applied my application last year,until now theys no respond.
    Why government doesn’t want to pay our money back?????

  5. I have applied for SRD R350 grant,but I have been decline for uif and I have never worked before. Please cancel uif fr me so that I can receive R350.help me pls

  6. Hello Labour said I must wait for 35days before I can receive my money even today am still waiting….what can I do going forward

  7. Hi I was supposed to be paid again these month ,but I’ve just received a message stating that my funds have been exhausted .how is that possible ??I was supposed to be paid my second uif claim these month and I submitted today via email.then I received a message saying there are no more funds for me.pls help I

  8. Hy I can’t check my status because of the pin you give me guys when I use USSD it’s says wrong pin until today and it’s says Im locked on the system so today when I try again it’s not working your USSD code

  9. hey i cant check my status now first i have show Approve but when i check now says wrong pin what mus i do


  10. and every thing on your website doesnt show working check my status on skillportal also not working for me guys i apply on line last year and Erro was there i try many time until is approved
    last month coul you please help i retired Jan 2021 but nothing i had see


  11. Hi plz help me was working for different companies,and was registered me on uif,now m not working I want to claim my uif,and I Don’t have form,references how can I found it plz help

    1. i heard you but i got pin to use USSD code doesnt help yes is approved but i cant check anymore i check was Approve


  12. Hi, l ask the paymaster to release my payment on 28/02/2022
    I still waiting for the payment, can someone help me, please.

  13. I am trying to get the R350 grant, as I have been unemployed since 3rd December 2021, but my application was declined due to being registered with UIF. I am receiving no income. How do I get my status from UIF.

  14. I have claimed for my maternity leave payments, received my case number and that was it. The number provided for the “call centre” is actually for COVID related matters . Once the machine is done talking it automatically hangs up on you. The number to check your status over the phone also isn’t functioning at all. Like really this is beyond me!!!!

  15. I’m trying to get R350 grant but it says I’m UIF registered but I’m longer receive UIF since last year September 2021 please assist

  16. I applied my uif continuation last months i never recieved it an when i check my balance it says i m still have credit,when i call uif center they says i must go to labour center to fix my problem an unfortunatly labour center are very far from where i stay;please help

  17. Hi,I have applied for my uif online on the 25th of march and submitted my ui19 documents on the 12th of April and when I check on my status it says decline Ui19 documents.so please anyone help

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