How do I check if I have UIF money?

If you are in South Africa and have contributed to the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), you can check if you have any UIF money by following these steps:

  1. Visit the Department of Employment and Labour website at
  2. Click on “Online Services” on the homepage and select “UIF” from the dropdown menu.
  3. Click on “My UIF” and then “Login/Register”.
  4. If you have not registered before, click on “Register” and follow the prompts to create an account.
  5. Once you have registered or logged in, click on “Benefit Payments” to check if you have any outstanding UIF payments.

Alternatively, you can call the UIF call center at 0800 030 007 and provide them with your ID number to check if you have any UIF money.